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Report, Impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas Region, August, 1992 Projection of what would happen to the growth of Las Vegas when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor.
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Proposed official statement respecting $8,700,000 usage of waterworks bonds of the Las Vegas Valley Water... The official statement of the Las Vegas Valley Water District prepared to be used in the sale of the $8.7 million bonds described within. Overview description of the area in history, geology, tourism trade, agriculture, industry with appendices in back....
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Report on flood control survey in Clark County, Nevada and data on Southern Nevada, 1938 Dated March 31, 1934 with appendices added from 1938, this report contains photographs and summaries of 18 areas in Southern Nevada, specifically the northeastern portion of Clark County and a small area in Arizona. The report was to serve as...
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Report on the Basic Magnesium, Incorporated water supply system, Clark County, Nevada, October, 1949 Report on the water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Inc.
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Report, Outline of water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Incorporated, Henderson, Nevada, September 22, 1944 Detailed report with drawings and maps of the water system at Basic Magnesium, Incorporated.
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Proposed official statement respecting the usage of $8,700,000 general obligation waterworks bonds of the Las... Preliminary draft of detailed plans for the usage of the $8.7 million waterworks bonds of the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Report, Flood control in the Moapa Valley, circa 1934 Narrative describing the construction of a spillway in the Meadow Valley Wash by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
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Report on ground water in southeastern Nevada, March 29, 1915 Report with chart, plates, and maps regarding southeast Nevada groundwater. Water-Supply Paper 365
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Schedule of rates, rules and regulations of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, December... Detailed list of water rates and rules for water usage in Las Vegas.
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Contract, Instrument transferring interests in real and personal property, Las Vegas Land and Water Company,... Release of all rights, licenses, leases, contracts, etc., of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Notarized by Louis Scholnick in Douglas County, Nebraska on June 3, 1954.
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Report summary, The impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas region,... Summary of a larger report prepared for the Las Vegas Valley Water District projecting what would happen when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor to the growth of Las Vegas.
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Report, Investigations and research in Nevada by the Water Resources Division, 1984 Survey of the water resources of Nevada in 1982-1983
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Aerial photograph showing temporary administration building, Basic Magnesium Inc., Henderson, Nevada, November 10, 1941 Aerial view of Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site looking north towards Whitney Mesa
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Aerial photograph of Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site, Henderson, Nevada, and Pittman, Nevada, October 8,... Air view looking north showing the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site temporary administration building, temporary water tanks and railroad siding.
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Aerial photograph showing the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site, Henderson, Nevada, October 29, 1941 Air view showing Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site excavation with the administration building in foreground, looking southeast to Railroad Pass.
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Aerial photograph showing temporary boarding camp, Basic Magnesium Inc., Henderson, Nevada, December 8, 1941 Aerial view of temporary camp for Basic Magnesium Inc. construction workers looking northeast towards Frenchman Mountain.
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Aerial photograph showing the Basic Magnesium plant site, temporary boarding camp, Henderson, Nevada, and Lake... Air view looking northeast showing Lake Mead in the distance, the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site area, and temporary boarding camp area in the right center.
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Price list and blueprint from E. M. Jessup (Los Angeles) for plans to erect housing... Plans and detailed cost estimate for covering over the Big Spring
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Photograph of man and woman standing in front of building, St. Thomas, 1935-1938 Lorraine and her father standing in front of the shell of a building, probably Hannig's Ice Cream Parlor, in antediluvian St. Thomas. Handwritten on bottom left corner: St. Thomas Nev.
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Photograph of North Las Vegas golf course, northwest direction, circa 1965 North Las Vegas golf course with Parks and Recreation Building and city water tanks.
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Photograph of North Las Vegas golf course, westward direction, circa 1965 North Las Vegas golf course with Parks and Recreation Building and city water tanks.
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Aerial photograph of airplane and Las Vegas Airfield, Nevada, circa 1940 Aerial view of an airplane and the Las Vegas Airstrip before the Army Air Corps took over the fields.
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Aerial photograph of the West Coast Air Corps Training Center, Nevada, 1941 Aerial view of the West Coast Air Corps Training Center at Nellis Air Force Base in 1941
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas Valley Water Project, early phase, circa 1970 Aerial view of the Las Vegas Valley Water Project. Construction might be part of the Leonard R. Fayle reservoir and pumping station
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from C. E. Swann (Rock Springs, Wyoming) to George... Report on water supply and use in Las Vegas. C. E. Swann, one of the authors of the report was Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Coal Company. The addressee, Mr. George B. Pryde was Vice President of the Union...
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Letter from W. W. White (Reno) to Senator Pat A. McCarran (Washington, D.C.), September 22,... Letter written by the Director of Nevada's Division of Public Health Engineering to Senator McCarran informing of sewerage problems in Reno and the Nevada statutes regulating metering of water in larger Nevada towns like Las Vegas and Reno.
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Report, Socioeconomic impacts of the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project and its... Study on the possible societal impacts of bringing in water from outside of the Las Vegas Valley.
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Minutes of meeting held on southern Nevada erosion, flood control, and drainage projects, Las Vegas... Meeting to discuss all aspects of erosion and flood control projects in southern Nevada.
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Letter from H. T. Coffey (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken, January 3, 1925 Coffey recommends not installing a hydropower water wheel on the Las Vegas Creek, but increasing capacity at the Las Vegas Power plant. The higher initial cost would be beneficial in the long run. "W-2-4-2" in pencil in upper right...
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Annual report of the Department of Irrigation, fiscal year 1926-27 Study of underground water in the Las Vegas Valley and the drainage of irrigated land in the Moapa Valley. F. L. Bixby was Senior Irrigation Engineer of the Irrigation Division of the Government Bureau of Public Roads.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December 11,... Bracken informing Clark of the steps he had taken to prepare the railroad and the city of Las Vegas for the 24 hours without water that would be required to fix the damaged pipeline.
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Photograph of the top of the St. Thomas, Nevada school, Lake Mead, circa June, 1938 The remains of the St. Thomas school building about to disappear under the waters of Lake Mead.
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Letter from Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 13, 1938 The decrease in flow from Well No. 2 was likely due to the high lime content of the water forming scales over the perforations in the pipe, and Moss recommended enlarging the holes.
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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 to C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles), January 17, 1908 Letter to the president of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company complaining of the railroad pumping oil from a sump into Las Vegas Creek.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), June 21,... Bracken appraising Clark of a complaint by the City Commission to the Nevada Public Service Commission and its resolution.
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Letter to H. I. Bettis, April 13, 1906 Bettis stating that prohibiting outside faucets would not solve the problem of unauthorized users, and would punish those who haven't given permission to neighbors who were using it anyway. It was also hard for owners to stand guard over their...
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Letter from M. S. Beal (Las Vegas) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City, Nevada), September 25,... Lawyer notifying the state engineer that Peter Buol had applied for some water from the Las Vegas Creek, which entire length and the springs were on land owned by the railroad on the basis that some of the water was...
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Minutes of Clark County commission meeting, November 1, 1909 Minutes of meeting discussing the granting of a franchise to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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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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Aerial photograph showing construction activities, Basic Magnesium Inc., Henderson, Nevada, December 1, 1941 View of construction of the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant from the air looking east.
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Aerial photograph showing plant site excavation, Basic Magnesium, Inc., Henderson, Nevada, October 8, 1941 Aerial view looking east showing the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site shortly after excavation began.
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Agreement for the delivery of Lake Mead water to the Las Vegas Valley, 1952 Agreement between the Las Vegas Valley Water District and Basic Management Inc. for the delivery of water from Lake Mead.
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Aerial photograph of the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant, Henderson, Nevada, March 31, 1942 Aerial view of the Basic Magnesium plant looking west over the Las Vegas Valley towards the Spring Mountains.
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Aerial photograph of Henderson, Nevada, March 31, 1942 Early aerial view of Henderson, Nevada looking northwest over the Basic Magnesium plant and Whitney Mesa, showing demountable houses in various stages of construction..
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Aerial photograph showing terminal reservoir site, plant site, and temporary boarding camp, Basic Magnesium Inc.,... Aerial view looking northwest from the extreme southeast corner of the Las Vegas Valley, showing the Basic Magnesium plant, Whitney Mesa, Las Vegas, and the Spring Mountains.
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Aerial photograph of the Basic Magnesium Inc. pipeline and reservoir, Henderson, Nevada, January 5, 1942 Aerial view looking northeast showing Basic Magnesium's terminal reservoir site and 40" pipeline ditch.
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Aerial photograph showing Henderson, Nevada and the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant, March 31, 1942 Aerial view of Henderson and the Basic Magnesium plant showing the terminal reservoir, demountable housing, and temporary boarding camp.
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Book excerpt, Preliminary report to determine feasibility of diverting Colorado River, February 1, 1876 The excerpt consists of Appendix B printed in the Annual report by the Army Corps of Engineers upon the geographical surveys west of the 100th Meridian, February 18, 1905. It contains maps of the Southwest region of the United States,...
 

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