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Photograph of water tank in the Nevada desert, pre-1950 Water tank in the desert. Sign on windmill reads: Fairbanks-Morse Steel Eclipse.
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Panoramic photograph of Las Vegas taken from Salt Lake depot, August 1905 Photograph of Las Vegas in August 1905, looking east down Fremont Street from the Salt Lake depot under construction. Place identified on photo as Los Vegas Nevada.
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Photograph of a man standing next to an artesian well, circa early 1900's Man standing next to an artesian well with the Sheep Mountains in the background. Top right corner of photo had been torn off; photo restored by Annie Sattler.
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Photograph looking east across the Las Vegas Valley from Whitney Mesa towards Lake Mead, before... Looking east across the Las Vegas Valley from Whitney Mesa towards Lake Mead.
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Photograph looking north across the Las Vegas Valley from Whitney Mesa towards the Sheep Mountains Looking north across the Las Vegas Valley from Whitney Mesa towards the Sheep Mountains.
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Photograph looking southeast toward Railroad Pass, before 1970 Looking southeast towards Railroad Pass from Henderson.
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Photograph of Union Pacific Railroad crews removing tracks at the St. Thomas line, 1938 Union Pacific Railroad crews taking up the St. Thomas line in advance of Lake Mead.
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Photograph of artesian well on Eglington Ranch, Nevada, 1912 Spouting artesian well on the Eglington Ranch.
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Photograph of a man sitting near an artesian well, circa early 1900's Man sitting next to an artesian well
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Photograph of crew dismantling a house in St. Thomas, 1938 Crew dismantling a house in St. Thomas
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Photograph of artesian well, Eglington Ranch, Nevada, 1912 A young boy standing next to an artesian well on Eglington Ranch.
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Photograph of the east Las Vegas Valley with Sunrise and Frenchman Mountains Looking east across the Las Vegas Valley.
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Aerial photograph of the Colorado River and Hemenway Wash, before 1935 Hemenway Wash, located at the bend of the Colorado River just upstream of Black Canyon, before the construction of Hoover dam.
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Panoramic photograph of Corn Creek, Nevada, 1938 Picture taken from top of old windmill tower to the west of Corn Creek Ranch, Nevada
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Photograph of the Von Tobels and the Beckleys with their first artesian well, 1909 Mr. and Mrs. Ed Von Tobel, Sr., and Jake and William Beckley are shown on their Paradise Valley property with their first artesian well
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Photograph of Railroad Pass, Nevada, circa 1932 View of the Las Vegas Valley from Railroad Pass.
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Photograph of Hemenway Wash, Nevada and Colorado River, circa 1932 A view of Hemenway Wash and the Colorado River before Lake Mead.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, 1955 Aerial view of Las Vegas Blvd. and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks looking north over the Dunes Hotel and Flamingo Casino.
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Photograph of a man inspecting the ruins of St. Thomas, 1945 A man looking in a washtub in St. Thomas. The home referred to in the photograph belonged to Moses and Mary Gibson.
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Photograph of a collapsing pit house, part of the Lost City restoration, undermined by the... Waters of Lake Mead seep through to undermine Lost City restorations
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Photograph of flooding in the Nevada desert, circa 1950 Flooding in the desert
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Photograph of White Rock Spring at the Nevada Test Site, post-1960 White Rock Spring on the Nevada Test Site
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Aerial photograph of Pittman, Nevada, April 30, 1942 Pittman, Nevada from the air.
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Aerial photograph of head of Lake Mead, November 29, 1948 Aerial view of the head of Lake Mead, the outlet of the Grand Canyon. Printed in lower left corner: 3A0, 306 Head of Lake Mead 11-29-48. Clock face visible in lower right corner of photograph.
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Aerial photograph of Sunrise Mountain and Nellis AFB area, circa 1949 Sunrise Mountain and Nellis AFB area looking east.
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Photograph of Spotted Range, Nevada, before 1950 The view looking north toward Spotted Range from the old road west of Indian Spring Ranch.
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Photograph of a St. Thomas resident standing near dry hedges, 1945 Hedges in St. Thomas
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Aerial photograph of Black Canyon, Hemenway Wash, and Fortification Hill, before 1930 Aerial view looking north over Black Canyon, Hemenway Wash, and Fortification Hill
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Photograph of Lake Mead approaching the Lost City restorations, spring 1938 The waters of Lake Mead are approaching the Lost City restorations
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Photograph of a man sitting on the remains of a once swanky car in St.... A man sitting on the remains of Robert Bunker's car in St. Thomas
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Photograph of mountains and Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, circa 1932 A view of the Las Vegas Valley looking east towards Sunrise and Frenchman Mountains.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas Wash looking east, May 4, 1949 Aerial view of Las Vegas Wash as it leaves the Las Vegas Valley.
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Photograph of Sheep Range, Nevada, before 1960 View of Sheep Range from the south.
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Aerial photograph of Frenchman Mountain, Nevada, circa 1949 Aerial view looking south of Frenchman Mountain and the east side of Las Vegas Valley. Lake Mead can be seen in the distance.
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Photograph of the remains of a post office and Harry Gentry's Store in St. Thomas,... Remains of the post office and Gentry store with the receding water of Lake Mead in the background
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Aerial photograph of the Last Frontier and Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn, Las Vegas, circa 1955 Aerial view of the Last Frontier and Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn.
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Photograph of a butane powered pump engine on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, circa... 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.
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Photographic postcard of Hemenway Wash, Nevada and Colorado River, 1932 View of the river and Hemenway Wash, with Ragtown (Williamsville) on the banks of the river.
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Photograph of the remains of Mary Gibson's home in St. Thomas, 1945 Remains of Mary Gibson's home in St. Thomas, looking toward the Valley of Fire
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Photograph of Frenchman Mountain and Las Vegas Wash, Nevada, before 1950 Frenchman Mountain and Las Vegas Wash.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking west, 1945 Aerial view of Las Vegas immediately following the close of World War II
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Photograph of two women posing on a giant dead Cottonwood tree in the remains of... Two women on the trunk of a very large dead Cottonwood tree in the remains of St. Thomas
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Photograph of automobile parked near Boulder Highway, circa 1932 Boulder Highway west of Railroad Pass, looking north into Las Vegas Valley.
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Aerial photograph of Frenchman Mountain looking southwest, May 4, 1949 Aerial view of Frenchman Mountain, with the Las Vegas Valley behind it.
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Aerial photograph postcard of Las Vegas looking north, circa 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Photograph of Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, circa 1932 A view of the Las Vegas Valley from the east side of the valley, showing the Spring Mountains and Mount Charleston.
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Photograph of northwest of Las Vegas, 1924 Summerlin area looking at the backside of Calico Basin and the Spring Mountains
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking northeast, circa 1931 Aerial view of Las Vegas looking northeast
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Aerial photograph looking northeast over Frenchman Mountain, circa 1949 Aerial view of Frenchman Mountain and a little of the Las Vegas Wash area. Lake Mead can barely be seen in the distance.
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Postcard showing Old Fort Callville near Las Vegas, before 1938 Colorized photograph of Fort Callville on the banks of the Colorado River.
 

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