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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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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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Work order authority for extensions and additions to existing property, September 6, 1939 Engineering department work order detailing work to be done and estimate for new well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Will Wittwer (Las Vegas Ranch), May... Responding to complaints that water from a spring located on the Las Vegas ranch property had been contaminated, directions were given to repair and protect the spring.
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Newspaper clipping and draft of article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, circa October 1939
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Map outlining land leased by Willie T. Stewart, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 10, 1943 Map detailing Las Vegas area with yellow line showing area of land leased by Willie T. Stewart, the Las Vegas Ranch. Typed note in lower right corner states that the map accompanied the agreement with Mr. Stewart covering the lease...
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to William Wittwer Estate (Las Vegas), May 1,... Bracken informs the Wittwer Estate that the spring near the Las Vegas Ranch is running again and needs to be covered and locked.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee, July 8, 1943 Bracken informs the company lawyer that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company has installed a weir to enable measurement of water currently being delivered to the Las Vegas Ranch, and recommends the removal of all references to all amounts...
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, September 10, 1943 Discussion of the new lease for W. T. Stewart for the Las Vegas Ranch with provisions that Stewart is obligated to use all the water that comes onto the ranch, freeing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company from problems...
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, November 17, 1950 Lessees of the Las Vegas Ranch quit paying their rent when the water to the ranch quit flowing. Upon being reminded of the terms of the lease, they paid the rent, but asked for future water delivery plans.
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Las Vegas Ranch well log, circa October 2, 1939 Well drilling log for a well drilled on the Las Vegas Ranch
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, January 2, 1945 Notice of the opinion of Union Pacific Railroad attorney that it is possible to sell the Las Vegas Ranch while keeping the water rights associated with it.
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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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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), May 30, 1943 Strong is reluctant to commit the company to a specific amount of water to be delivered to 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 J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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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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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Will Wittwer (Las Vegas), September 8, 1939 Letter informing Wittwer that he was responsible for laying pipe to direct the new water from the new well.
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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 William M. Jeffers (Omaha, Nebraska), December 17,... Bracken telling Jeffers that the Stewarts were seeking financial gain from the railroad company, yet something needed be done to supply them with water. He gave three possible solutions. A copy of Stewart heirs' letter is referenced below.
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Lease agreement between Las Vegas Valley Land and Water Company and Willie T. Stewart, Earl... Lease of the Las Vegas Ranch by Las Vegas Land and Water Company to Willie T. Stewart, Earl Leavitt, and William Udell Stewart. The document lists 13 terms and conditions including such topics as land use, water use, and fiscal...
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Memo from Al Folger about water flow to the Las Vegas Ranch, July 12, 1943 Al Folger lists the flow rate of the Las Vegas Creek following the installation of a weir to allow measurement.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Los Angeles) to E. E. Calvin (Los Angeles), March 9,... Letter to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company president about the cost of turning the Las Vegas Ranch into a demonstration ranch. The letter makes it very clear that the primary motivation in creating a demonstration ranch is...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), April 10, 1945 The Las Vegas Land and Water Company found it necessary to lock up the spring on the Las Vegas Ranch to secure it from squatters on the property.
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Letter from A. M. Folger to H. A. Shamberger (Carson City), February 28, 1948 Request for the drill logs of area wells to see the probable chance of success for a contemplated well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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Letter from Howard W. Cannon (Las Vegas) to W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas), April 17,... The irrigation practices on the Las Vegas Ranch were being blamed for the mosquito problem in Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was being asked to address it.
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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 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 Mr. Wood (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken, February 13, 1926 Suggestions of a few minor changes that would allow the Las Vegas Ranch to become profitable in a few years time, as it has the essential fundamentals.
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Application for permit to appropriate the public waters of the State of Nevada, November 1939 Application for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to appropriate the water from a new well on the Las Vegas Ranch. Original Collection: Union Pacific Railroad Collection 97-19
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Letter from J. M. Murphy (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), February 18, 1948 The Las Vegas City Manager informs Union Pacific Railroad that it would no longer be providing the one million gallons of effluent to the Las Vegas Ranch for use in irrigation.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), May 26, 1943 Bracken recommends to Strong that Stewart's lease be renewed and discusses just how much water is to be included with the lease.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), November 2,... Letter accompanying application for the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. to have permission to use the new well on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 23,... Letter accompanying the agreements with the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the drilling company.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee to Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City), November 6, 1939 Letter to the state engineer accompanying the application to allow the Las Vegas Land and Water co. access to water on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Walter Bracken (Las Vegas), December 19, 1939 Letter from the Union Pacific Railroad Co. lawyer recommending that the company not provide a settlement with the Stewart family, but to move forward with supplying water.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), November 1,... Letter explaining the application to appropriate public waters. The unsigned application and well log are referenced below.
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Report surveying Las Vegas Ranch from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross... McWilliams' summary of his findings in his survey of the Las Vegas Ranch, including land boundaries and water resources. Link to one of the plats mentioned in the letter is in references field.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to Leo [McNamee], May 22, 1924 McNamee states that although the Union Pacific Railroad owns the land that the springs are on and all the land it historically watered, to further protect their water right they should apply for the right to appropriate the water.
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Photograph of people in swimming pool, Las Vegas Ranch, Las Vegas, before 1920 People swimming in the pool at the Las Vegas Ranch. Inscription on bottom of photo: In the plunge at Las Vegas.
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha), August 26, 1935 General overview of the Las Vegas water situation, covering possible municipal ownership, the Las Vegas Springs, irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch, and more.
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to Howard W. Cannon (Las Vegas), May 4,... Mr. Johnson informing the city attorney that the land causing the mosquito problem was the four acre Stewart burial plot, and referred him to the Stewart heirs.
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Photograph of trees and house at Las Vegas Ranch, circa 1905 Trees and house on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Photograph of buildings at the Las Vegas Ranch, circa 1905 Ranch buildings at the Las Vegas Ranch.
 

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