Lake Mead Marina Move

Due to the draught in recent years, the water level of Lake Mead has dropped to a record low. For this reason, Lake Mead Marina had to be relocated. The marina has been a popular launch place since the 1940's. With just a handfull of civilian 'tug' boats, the marina was moved in it's entirety. It was moved to Hemenway Harbor on the south side of the relocated Las Vegas Bay Marina.

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  • ifixfones 7y

    That's sad news. But this is a cool picture! All the vapor trails remind me of the old Atari game "Missile Command."
  • Terry Barrow PRO 7y

    Really interesting photos of floating a marina, "lock, stock and barrel". I'm most surprised by the marina's boats remaining tethered during the move.
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Taken on February 8, 2008
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