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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, August 17, 1948 Discussion of details regarding the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin, Nevada, March 1945 Survey of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin with recommendations to curtail drilling and conserve water
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Agreement between Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Las Vegas... Agreement to sell water production, storage, and distribution facilities to the Las Vegas Valley Water District; includes maps and attached exhibits (C.L.D. No. 11342)
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Letter from Joseph Irving (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), February 27, 1948 Estimate for the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
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Photograph of a man working on a drilling rig, Taylor Ranch, before 1910 Man working on a drilling rig at the Taylor Ranch.
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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 R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to E. E. Bennett, November 14, 1952 Discussion of needed revisions for the contract for the Las Vegas Valley Water District's purchase of water production facilities and land from the Union Pacific Railroad.
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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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Photograph of a drill rig putting down the hole for the first well in the... Drilling in the Las Vegas Heights District with Mr. Booth and Mr. Madison performing the work.
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Photograph of artesian well in Paradise Valley, before 1920 Men near a drilling rig and an artesian well in operation, with structures in background.
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Postcard showing the Evey Well, circa 1908-1909 Men standing next to a drilling rig looking at the Evey Well.
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Telegram from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 18,... Copy of a telegram to Omaha explaining the water shortage on the Las Vegas Ranch and requesting authority to drill a well.
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Memo from Edward C. Renwick to E. E. Bennett about the Las Vegas Land and... Discussion of the relevant legal issues and court decisions relating to the question of whether the railroad could be forced to increase water production
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Letter including map from James M. Montgomery (Pasadena) to Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas), April... Mr. Montgomery outlines locations and costs of drilling additional wells and work to existing well. to meet community water supply needs. A hand drawn map of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company well field is included.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, October 26, 1945 Bracken stating that water from company wells should not be used for irrigation until metering can be instituted. The formation of a water district at this time was not desirable for the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from A. M. Folger to Walter R. Bracken, May 7, 1945 Discussion of the ramifications of withdrawing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company's protest to the proposed Griffith well.
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Letter from E. G. Tilton (Los Angeles) to George Wynecook (Bakersfield, Cal.), August 31, 1906 E.G. Tilton, Chief Engineer of the The San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, replies that the railroad company has no intention of drilling any wells in Las Vegas because of the abundance of spring water in the...
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Estimate of cost for drilling well at Las Vegas Ranch, August 26, 1939 Cost estimate for a new well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken, October 12, 1945 While Las Vegas was experiencing a water shortage, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should not protest the drilling of new wells as this might incite hostility. A water district may be formed that would be able to...
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Letter from [A. M. Folger] to Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City), August 23, 1948 Request to the state engineer to expedite their permit to drill a well since the period for people to object had expired.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to H. C. Nutt (Los Angeles), August 29, 1913 Despite the fact that people were beginning to drill their own wells in the area, it was not worth buying up land to prevent others from drilling while land prices were high.
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to W. M.... Comparisons of water supply and use in Las Vegas with future projections. Document compares data on water consumption in 1931 and 1935. Link to Bracken's letter referred to in this document is in the references field.
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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 16, 1939 The spring on the ranch had slowed to the point where livestock could not be supported. Bracken recommended that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company drill a well or permit Wittwer to do so.
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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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Photograph of first artesian well in Las Vegas Valley on Taylor Ranch, Clark County, before... Six men, five identified and one unidentified standing near a flowing artesian well with a drilling rig nearby on the Taylor Ranch.
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Letter from George Wynecook (Bakersfield, Cal.) to E.G. Tilton (Los Angeles), August 29, 1906 Request regarding the availability of well drilling contracts in Las Vegas.
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Photograph of first artesian well in Las Vegas Valley on Taylor Ranch, with group of... Thee identified and four unidentified men looking at a flowing artesian well with a drilling rig nearby.
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Photograph of first artesian well in Las Vegas Valley, Taylor Ranch, before 1910 Three men standing near a flowing artesian well with a drilling rig nearby.
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Photograph of a gushing artesian well in the Las Vegas Valley, circa early 1900's Gushing artesian well, the source of Las Vegas' water supply
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, February 21, 1948 Discussion of drilling two wells on the Las Vegas Ranch to make up for the irrigation water lost by the City forbidding the use of effluent, and of giving up acreage for the Elks and a sewer treatment plant.
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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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Telegram from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 19, 1939 Telegram informing Bracken that Union Pacific Railroad President Jeffers had approved the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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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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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Frank Strong, August 16, 1939 The spring used at the ranch had slowed to the point where stock could not be supported. Bracken recommended drilling a well.
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County agent project progress report, Domestic water supply for Bunkerville and Mesquite, November 1, 1939 Wells drilled previously were not sufficient to solve area water problems. Wittwer recommended consulting with the United States Geological Survey and State Engineer before any more wells were drilled. Report signed by John H. Wittwer as County Extension Agent. Project...
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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), March 3,... The State Engineer recommends offering Robert Griffith water at wholesale prices so he does not want to drill a well
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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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Photograph of first artesian well in Las Vegas Valley on Taylor Ranch, before 1910 Men near a flowing artesian well with a drilling rig nearby.
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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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Investigative report on underground leakage from artesian wells in the Las Vegas Area, 1938 Investigation of underground leakage of Las Vegas artesian wells.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, November 5, 1952 Discussion of what the sale to the Water District will mean for taking water from the shop well and water on the Las Vegas Ranch. Reference to proposal draft is noted below.
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Letter from Calvin M. Cory (Las Vegas) to Edward C. Renwick, December 20, 1952 Cory expresses the legal opinion that in an artesian basin, if you have a water right then the point of diversion makes no difference.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), October 10, 1944 Brief rundown of the water situation in Las Vegas, acquisition of water from Basic Magnesium Incorporated, and prevention of additional well drillings.
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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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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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Newspaper clipping and draft of article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, circa October 1939
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Ruling on application No. 12918 to appropriate underground water in Las Vegas Valley, November 30,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company protested to the application of Jack Wollenzien to drill a well near their well-field. The State Engineer agreed with the water company because of the falling water table.
 

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