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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, 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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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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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, January 31, 1951 Willie T. Stewart was terminating the lease due to insufficient water on the ranch. He was willing to sign a new lease given the listed terms. Letter refers to outlined areas noted on map referenced below.
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Report, Final environmental impact statement, Southern Nevada Water Project, second stage, June 6, 1977 Final environmental impact statement for the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project.
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Book excerpt, Report upon United States geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, 1889 Report, maps, and engravings of the survey of the area including Southern Nevada. The text offers a discussion about irrigation and artesian wells in the survey region, including a comparison between the valleys of the western United States and those...
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Photograph of diesel pumps, Hank Record Ranch, Nevada, 1956 Diesel pumps on the Record Ranch.
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Photograph of a pivot watering system, Hank Record Ranch, Nevada, 1980 Irrigation pivot watering alfalfa on the property of Hank Records.
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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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Photograph of pickers at work harvesting celery plants on the Iki Ranch near Logandale, Nevada,... Men harvesting celery on the Iki ranch near Logandale, Nevada.
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Photograph of water flowing from a pump, Hank Record Ranch, Nevada, 1979 Water flowing from a pump in the Amargosa Valley.
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Photograph of irrigation pump and water line, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, 1980 View of a water line and pump in the Amargosa Valley looking southwest toward the Funeral Mountains.
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Photograph of a farmer and horse-drawn wagon in the Virgin Valley, circa 1920s Man standing near a horse and wagon overlooking the Virgin Valley.
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Letter from Franz A. Maroshek (Las Vegas) to J. M. Murphy (Las Vegas), February 18,... The County Health Department called on the City Manager to enforce Ordinance 76 to prevent the use of effluent to irrigate land that was used to raise dairy cattle on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), December 27, 1902 Clark questioned if the ranch had as much water or farmable land as claimed by Helen Stewart, and recommended not closing the deal on the property under the present agreement. J. Ross Clark's brother, who is mentioned in the letter,...
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County agent project progress report, Formation of irrigation district, November 1, 1930 The formation of an irrigation district was being put on hold until all land ownership issues brought about by the construction of Hoover Dam were resolved. Report signed by John H. Wittwer as District Extension Agent. Project Number: State Office...
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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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County agent project progress report, Flood control, November 1, 1936 Report on the 1936 work on erosion-flood control projects done by the Civilian Conservation Corps for the U. S. Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service. Project Number: State Office No. 172, Clark County No. 12
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Press release about invitation for farmers to submit water use bids, Las Vegas, November 5,... Copy of a press release to be printed in the Las Vegas Evening Review Journal. It stated that the Board of City Commissioners of the City of Las Vegas was taking bids to use the water from a new disposal...
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Memo from A.W.F. to Walter R. Bracken in response to C. R. Gray's letter about... One particular part of the lands purchased from Helen Stewart was apparently for right of way and terminal facilities since it does not have any water rights associated with it.
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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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Report, Civilian Conservation Corps work on the flood menace in Southern Nevada, after 1935 Summary of the flood control work performed by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the Moapa Valley
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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, Available water supply of the Las Vegas ground-water basin Nevada, 1965 Report on the available water in the Las Vegas area
 

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