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Letter from Haugh (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker and A. S. Halsted, May 14,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company was not going to buy the water system for the Wardie Addition, but would offer residents an attractive rate to connect to company lines.
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to A. L. Coey (Salt Lake City), June... Since the Las Vegas Land and Water Company could not legally use water meters, they needed to remove any installed and refund the deposits for others in the Industrial Unit No. 1. Date stamped from L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co....
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to F. H. Knickerbocker, June 27, 1936 Discussion of another attempt to get the water metering prohibition repealed in the Nevada state legislature. Bennett recognizes that the law was enacted due to abuses by the Reno Power, Light & Water Company.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken and Al M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L.... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company informs the mayor of Las Vegas of their efforts to promote Emergency Ordinance No. 247 and of the improvements they have made to the water system to increase capacity. J. L. Russell was...
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Telegram from A. Maguire (Los Angeles) to W. H. Comstock, May 25, 1920 The railroad should consider drilling a well inside the shop grounds in case of serious labor troubles.
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to E. E. Cunningham, August 17, 1928 Logandale, Nevada lacked a water system and McNamee thought that if the railroad supplied Bishop Jones with water, others would expect the same.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, May 29, 1931 Discussion of transferring the pipeline to the Industrial Unit No. 1 from railroad books to that of the water company. Date stamped L.A. & S.L. R.R. Office of Industrial Engineer, Los Angeles, Calif.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee to A. S. Halsted, June 3, 1931, regarding extension of... The franchise granted the water company would not need to be extended for them to take over the pipeline to the Industrial Unit No. 1. Letter has a date stamp from the L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co., Office of the...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter to the Mayor of Las Vegas reporting of output from the Las Vegas Springs and wells and consumption by Las Vegas residents.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to A. L. Coey (Los Angeles), January 28,... Bracken providing details for a possible agreement to sell water to the Railroad Pass Casino and asking if Coey approves of the deal.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), regarding water... Walter Bracken asking for permission to fill in the swimming pool and use the company drag line to clean out the ditch to the Las Vegas Ranch so overflow could be used by the lesee rather than go to waste.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), November 2,... Letter accompanying application for the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. to have permission to use the new well on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), February 6,... Letter referring to water received by the Stewart family from the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 26, 1939 Letter confirming details regarding the drilling of a new well at the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Will Wittwer (Las Vegas), September 8, 1939 Letter informing Wittwer that he was responsible for laying pipe to direct the new water from the new well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Will Wittwer (Las Vegas Ranch), May... Responding to complaints that water from a spring located on the Las Vegas ranch property had been contaminated, directions were given to repair and protect the spring.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to John M. Bunker (Rox, Nevada) regarding his... Walter Bracken informing John M. Bunker that work replacing an old redwood pipeline with a new iron main was well underway and they would not be able to connect his neighborhood to company water.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. H. Larson (Los Angeles), May 22,... Discussion of the necessity of keeping down weeds around the reservoirs and settling ponds at Las Vegas Springs to avoid fires.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), March 25,... References a Las Vegas Springs inspection. Damage to the housing around the Big Spring was found and repairs were requested.
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Letter including ad for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to... Text of a notice to be printed in the Las Vegas Review-Journal announcing a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for damage to the cover to the Big Spring.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), June 20,... On a report that the railroad was not fulfilling its duty to supply water to the Stewart burial plot, Bracken and others visited the site and reported on their findings. An excerpt from the original Stewart deed is referenced below.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), September 27, 1939 Letter stating status of the work and cost of well drilling on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, Including a telegram... The Clark County delegation had yet to introduce the bill to permit the metering of water in Las Vegas. Bennett called on McNamee and Bracken to get Las Vegas residents to pressure the delegation to do so. Includes a...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), June 18,... Bracken requesting that a contract be prepared for work on increasing the flow of Well No. 2.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, July 23, 1929 Since the city was expanding its sewer system, it was a good time to renegotiate their contract to get all the water run off from the city sewer system for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch. Written in pencil at...
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, August 18, 1931 Letter refers to Las Vegas Land and Water Company map, referenced below, showing proposed earthen dam near the Old Mormon Fort. Letter includes estimated construction costs. Mr. Adamson, Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad, advised against the...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker to E .E. Bennett, October 14, 1934 Knickerbocker wanted to know how to proceed if Las Vegas citizens made an attempt to acquire the Las Vegas Land and Water Company through condemnation.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, January 2, 1945 Notice of the opinion of Union Pacific Railroad attorney that it is possible to sell the Las Vegas Ranch while keeping the water rights associated with it.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, May 29, 1945 Robert Griffith had filed a protest to the water company's drilling of well #11, most likely in response to their protest to his well. Strong recommended contacting Griffith's lawyers and offering to drop their objection in return for him...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker to A. L. Coey, June 6, 1933 After the discovery of a dead man in a swimming hole on Union Pacific property, the removal of the swimming hole was suggested.
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Letter from E. E. Calvin (Omaha) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), January 21, 1926 Directions to have the Las Vegas Ranch contour mapped in order to figure out the most efficient irrigation scheme.
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to E. E. Cunningham, June 19, 1930 The sale of drinking water to the residents of the Moapa Valley were on a case by case basis.
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Letter from E. E. Cunningham (Yermo, Cal.) to J. P. Mack, November 27, 1930 Discussion of selling water to people living next to the Arden Pipeline, provided they were not using the water to manufacture moonshine.
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Letter from A. Maguire (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, October 30, 1924 Maguire informs that Bracken was planning on using surplus water from the new artesian well to irrigate land on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), May 25, 1920 Letter probably from J. Ross Clark expressing skepticism that repairing the line will increase pressure. He was also wary of purchasing a well from someone else.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to A. S. Halsted (Las Vegas), January 7,... The new artesian well should be capped so its flow could be controlled so there would not be a problem with claims of surplus water. Written in pencil at the top of the page: "102-5" "174-2" and "Dry Lake, Nev."...
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, November 19, 1931 When applying for a permit for the water from the new artesian well they needed to be careful not to apply for more than the actual flow, minus the amount of water needed for other purposes. Letter also refers to...
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Letter from H. C. Mann (Omaha) to W. M. Jeffers, November,12, 1935 Letter from H. C. Mann discussing Walter Bracken's recommendation to drill a new well to guarantee water for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch. Bracken's letter is referenced below.
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Letter from Maxwell Kelch (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild (Los Angeles), October 18, 1944 Invitation from the Chamber of Commerce to attend a meeting to discuss the water situation in Las Vegas. Includes an enclosure listing the topic of a meeting held the day before to discuss the same issue.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, November 7, 1944 Meeting on water in Las Vegas. Discussion included the decline in water pressure throughout the valley, watershed recharge, BMI Water, a possible water district, well drilling, and more.
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Telegram from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to A. L. Coey (Salt Lake City), May... Notice that Bracken will inform the industrial users of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company who are outside city limits that the water company will discontinue service as soon as the railroad's pipeline is completed.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, August 16, 1929 Summary of the lands purchased from the Stewart family by the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company.
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Letter from W. H. Dentner (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), March 20,... The mayor pro. tem. of Las Vegas requesting to hear what plans, if any, the water company had to increase supply to meet the needs of the expanding city.
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Letter from H. T. Whyte (San Francisco) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), February 7,... The fruit company was planning on installing a water cooling tower which would reduce their water use from 500 to 50 gallons per minute.
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Letter from J. G. Scrugham (Carson City) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 30... The present water system of Las Vegas furnished cheap and seemingly satisfactory service, yet in order to bring in new businesses or agriculture, new sources of water would need to be found.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 10,... Letter from the Railroad stating that water meters were necessary to determine what a fair rate would be when the contract between the Railroad and the water company was re-negotiated.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles), June 10, 1938 Well No. 2 had dropped production from 2.5 million gallons a day to 700,000 gallons, and Bracken discussed possible remedies.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 27,... McNamee asking for information regarding the Buol well and discussing the possibility of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. buying land in the vicinity of the Las Vegas Springs to protect their water rights and prevent litigation.
 

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