Photograph of a butane powered pump engine on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, circa 1958

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Photograph of a butane powered pump engine on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, circa 1958
Description
Since the Amargosa Valley did not have electricity until 1964, all pumps were run by combustion engines, like this one on the T & T Ranch.
Transcribed Notes
Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Land on the T & T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1958 or 1959. Commercial electricity was not available in the Amargosa Valley until 1964. Until then all water pumping was done with combustion engines running at the wells. Pictured here is a butane-operated motor, running a pump on the property belonging to Hank Records."
Accession Number
0221:0124
Original Collection
Formatted Date
1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960
Alternative Date
Circa 1958
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Format
image/tiff
Measurements
10.08 x 8.13 inches
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A
Digital ID
hln000322
Access ID
400

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