Inside the abandoned buildings under Lake Mead

- In the 1930's engineers designed the Hoover Dam near Las Vegas, taming the Colorado river and giving a reliable water supply for California, Nevada, and Arizona.

2nd screen experience: Underwater Ghost Town

Posted by Troy Hayden Fox 10 News on Thursday, November 5, 2015

Without that water the Phoenix of today would not exist.

When the work was finished, many of the plants used to make and mix the concrete needed to build the dam were partially dismantled, abandoned, and flooded by what is now Lake Mead.

FOX 10's Troy Hayden takes you on a unique look at the submerged ruins of these underwater ghost towns.


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