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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), May 7, 1931 If his proposal to run a pipeline to Industrial Unit No. 1 is approved, Bracken will begin construction immediately.
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Application for permit to use Las Vegas streets and alleys for water mains and pipe... Original application by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company submitted to the Board of Commissioners of the City of Las Vegas for permit to use the city streets and alleys for water mains and pipe lines. Date on cover...
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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 R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 22, 1927 Adamson recommended installing a meter to see how much water the water company was using so they could use the information for negotiatiing a contract renewal for providing water to Las Vegas. "36-47-L" written in pencil at the top. Date...
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to F. H. Knickerbocker, October 20, 1934 Bennett agrees with Knickerbocker and MacNamee that they can do little to prevent Las Vegas citizens from trying to obtain the Las Vegas Land and Water Company through condemnation.
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Letter from F. R. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 22, 1927 A suggestion that although the renewal of the agreement between the Railroad and the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. was unimportant, since both were wholly owned by the Union Pacific, they should take the opportunity to use meters to...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), May 21,... Discussion of running a pipeline from the small spring to the reservoir supplying water to Las Vegas.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), March 3,... Bracken asks for advice regarding the Edward Clark Forwarding Company which was going to be connected to railroad water, but was being cut off by their previous provider, thus preventing them from running pipes in their basement and ultimately, endangering...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), June 24,... Discussion of whether the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should respond to the 'assinine' resolution passed by the City Commision when asked for a city ordinance against water waste.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), April 26,... Recommendation to place additional bands on the pipeline since loose bands and certain repairs cause leaking in new locations.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, July 29, 1927 Discussion of the steps to be taken at the Las Vegas Springs and well field to increase water production.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 3, 1929 Consideration of adding a line for fire protection to protect new leases in a new industrial area and how users would be charged.
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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 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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), March 7,... Walter Bracken reporting to Fred Knickerbocker on the water situation on properties recently purchased by T. J. Lawrence.
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), February 15,... Bracken informing Knickerbocker that if repairs are not done soon on their pipeline, it would fail catastrophically. If the water master was busy, he requested the authority to hire a local crew to do the repairs.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), July 1,... Letter on the water situation in Las Vegas during a water shortage and status of water supply to the Stewart burial plot and the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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 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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) regarding water... Since the water company could not meter the water, Bracken would conduct a survey of the new users to try and determine how much water each will require so they could establish rates for them.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, September 10, 1928 Summary of the amount of water used by the railroad, the water company, and for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch in 1928 for use in calculating water rates.
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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 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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) July 25,... Walter R. Bracken of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. approved of Knickerbocker's decision for the Union Pacific Railroad to provide Bishop Earl with water from Overton.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), August 5,... By virtue of having used it for decades, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company acquired the right to the water it used on the Las Vegas Ranch, independent of any deed.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), June 3,... Bracken informing Knickerbocker that it is not legally possible for the water company to install water meters on the lines going to Industrial Unit No. 1.
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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 Walter R. Bracken to E. E. Calvin (Los Angeles), May 15, 1924 With the completion of a new well near the springs, the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. was going to use the water from one of the springs for irrigation.
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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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Work orders for additional pipelines to increase existing water supply line, Las Vegas, April -May... The first sheet, form 30, a work order authority for extensions and additions to the water supply line on the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company's property, includes a description of the work and the necessity for the work,...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), regarding cultivation... Discussion of ways to put more land under cultivation to protect their water filings.
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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 A. S. Halsted (Los Angeles) to Mr. Knickerbocker regarding surface and underground water... Halstead believed that if a new well was dug, the railroad and the water company must make sure that all the water from it was appropriated.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Fred Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), October 14, 1924 The temporary expedients they used to bring the new well into production, like the makeshift settling pond, needed to be permanently settled before the state and county health authorities got involved. The office of Mr. Osborne and Engineer McKee is...
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Letter from A. S. Halsted (Los Angeles) to Mr. Knickerbocker, June 11, 1924 The Las Vegas Land and Water Co. had drilled a new well but they had not filed the paperwork to legally appropriate the water.
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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 F. H. Knickerbocker to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), March 6, 1929 Knickerbocker was asking Bracken to investigate the Winterwood property as the president of the Railroad company was interested in properties that they had not yet managed to acquire.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker(Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 14, 1934 Arrangments to pay the security guard contracted to protect the Las Vegas Springs and Reservoir.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 26,... Letter outlining the procedure for a one-time purchase of bulk drinking water on the St. Thomas line.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to W. R. Armstrong, August 18, 1928 Knickerbocker (Union Pacific Railroad) approved of providing Earl with a limited amount of water for an emergency situation.
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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. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to F. R. McNamee, March 7, 1929 Knickerbocker directing the drafting of contracts for the sale of water directly from the railroad to industrial users. Date stamp from L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co., Office of Industrial Engineer, Los Angeles, Calif. and from W.H.J.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, June 5, 1931 The company could possibly see tax benefits from transfering the pipeline serving the industrial district to another district. Letter has a date stamp from the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to F. E. Pettit, Jr., August 16, 1924 Discussion of what measures should be taken to control the flow from the new artesian well near the Las Vegas Springs.
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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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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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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 F. H. Knickerbocker and R. B. Robertson (Los Angeles) to C. R. Gray... Request for permission to begin construction on a water line to support Industrial Unit No. 1.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 12,... Knickerbocker asks Bracken how much water the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. could use from the new artesian well to make sure they are qualified to appropriate all the water from it.
 

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