# Hoover dam
Hoover Dam Transformer Explodes
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said that a transformer caught fire at Nevada's Hoover Dam on Tuesday. The fire was quickly put out by the fire department, and no one was hurt and the power grid did not go down.
Vegas’ Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail
If you visit Las Vegas, you might find that the fun off strip can be even better than the fun on it. With lots of natural spaces to explore around the outlying areas of Las Vegas, your options are limitless!!! Lake Mead is known for its many recreation opportunities but amongst those, hiking! The Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail, located just outside of its Boulder City entry point, is one of the most iconic. This trail celebrates the construction of the Hoover Dam in a unique way to say the least.
What To Know Before Going To The Hoover Dam
When visiting the Hoover Dam there are many unique and interesting pieces of information you can learn. From the history of the dam to the pop culture impact it now has the dam offers many unique offerings. But to those visiting for the first time it is easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer size alone. Today we will be discussing the things you should know before visiting.