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The town roared with thousands of workers in from Boulder Dam to buck the tiger and have themselves a good time. No Western town during the gold rush or the later frontier days could have held a candle to this modern wide-open city, which owed its mushroom growth and boom business to the great government project of damming the Colorado River.
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Utes, Cheyennes, Comanches, and Sioux were occasional visitors to the area. Gold seekers established the first non-native settlement in Boulder County on Oct.
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The nearby Glen Canyon Dam builds the water reservation known as Lake Powell which is the second largest artificial lake in the country.
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