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On the Nevada end of the Hoover Dam sits two winged figures called “Winged Figures of the Republic” by sculpture Oskar J.W. Hansen. This is one of the two figures. The winged figures are 30 feet high. Their shells are 5/8” thick and contain more than 4 tons of statuary bronze. Each figure rests on a base of black diorite flanking a 142 ft. high flagpole. The figures have weathered to a green patina, except the toes, which are a soft gold due to all the tourists rubbing them for good luck.

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