Built during the height of the Great Depression, the Hoover Dam remains one of the largest government projects ever undertaken in the United States. The Hoover Dam is made of about five million barrels of cement and 45 million pounds of reinforcement steel, which made it the biggest dam in the world at the time of its construction. If massive government spending isn't enough to make the Hoover Dam creepy, over the years the monolith has had some other spooky stories attached to it.
The most well-known Hoover Dam urban legend is that there are human bodies mixed within the concrete. Other stories range from haunted nearby locations to end of the world prophecies. Conspiracies, ghosts, and water shortages abound in this list of creepy Hoover Dam stories.
A Lot of People Were Felled During Its Construction
Carbon Monoxide Exposure Might Have Been Covered Up
There Is a Ghost Town That Was Flooded by Lake Mead
There Is a Conspiracy Theory That the $50 Bill Foretells the Destruction of the Dam