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Antique 1930's Boulder (Hoover) Dam Copper Electric Transmission Cable Souvenir For Sale

Antique 1930's Boulder (Hoover) Dam Copper Electric Transmission Cable Souvenir


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Antique 1930's Boulder (Hoover) Dam Copper Electric Transmission Cable Souvenir:
$145.00

Antique 1930's Boulder (Hoover) Dam Copper Electric Transmission Cable SouvenirPresented for sale isan Antique 1930’s Boulder / Hoover Dam Transmission Cable.This is a section of the original copper, overhead transmission line that carried electricityfrom Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) to Los Angeles. The high voltage cable is composed often segments to form a smooth copper tube 1.4 inches in diameter. This Type HH HollowConductor was made by General Cable during the early 1930s, and was designed to transmit287,500 volts aross the Mojave Desert. The cable is hollow because most of the electricity flowsthrough the outer surface (periphery). In addition, the hollow cable drastically reduced the weightburden on transmission towers.We believe this was a souvenir given to those who were part of buildingthe dam, worked there, or maybe purchased when visiting this historical landmark.Cable measures 2” inches in length and about 1 1/2” inches in width.
In Good Condition. Exhibits wear from age. Please view all the photos.
Buyer to pay $5.65 forShipping - USPS First Class Mail. _gsrx_vers_1436 (GS 9.0.5 (1436)) Related Items:

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