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Members of the Colorado River Board in a Penstock Section by Babcock & Wilcox, Hoover Dam, circa 1935
In 2002, The Babcock & Wilcox Company was honored by the American Welding Society with the Historical Welded Structure Award in recognition of the advanced technology and high quality of welding used in the creation of the water pipe, or penstock, system for the Hoover Dam.
image credit: The Babcock & Wilcox Company