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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking north, circa 1974 Aerial view of Las Vegas looking north. The Strip, Paradise Road, and UNLV are visible in the photograph.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles) to W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City), July... Clark recommends replacing the sheet metal pipeline with concrete to fix a massive leaking problem.
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Letter from Charles A. Poulson (Los Angeles) to Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles), September 10, 1917 Discussion about the repair of the pipeline and how the conditions that it operated under were responsible for its failure.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles), August 2, 1917 A test of the new pipeline showed that the line was beyond repair and needed replaced as soon as possible.
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Letter to R. E. Wells, March 19, 1909 Letter describing how the pipeline from the Springs should be replaced, and how something needed to be done about the low water pressure experienced by the town when filling trains.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Rouse, December 21, 1951 Discussion of the Railroad developing its own water supply if the sale to the Las Vegas Valley Water District goes through. The shop well never supplied water to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, so it would not go...
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Letter from Alfred J. Ryan to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas. Pittman is an older name for the city of Henderson. Whitney is an older name for East Las Vegas.
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Aerial photograph of the Las Vegas Strip, circa 1975 Aerial view of Las Vegas Strip, looking north from MGM Grand Hotel and the Dunes.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas in the 1920s Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking north.
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Postcard showing a visualized Las Vegas after completion of the Hoover Dam, circa 1930 Postcard depicting an aerial view of the Las Vegas area as envisioned after the completion of Hoover Dam
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Photograph of flooding at the Clark Avenue Railroad Underpass in Las Vegas, circa 1950 Flooding at the Clark Avenue Railroad Underpass in Las Vegas.
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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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Aerial photograph showing construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, February 10,... Construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino looking southeast.
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Photograph of the flooded Charleston Underpass, Las Vegas, before 1960 Flooding in Las Vegas at the Charleston Underpass.
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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 flooding in Las Vegas, circa 1950's Flooding in Las Vegas at the intersection of West Charleston and Hinson Street.
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Aerial photograph showing the construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino, circa February, 1971 Construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino looking southeast.
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Aerial photograph of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, circa 1977 Aerial view of UNLV. Also showing part of Las Vegas north of the university. Photograph follows Maryland Parkway north from about Tropicana Avenue. Both downtown Las Vegas and North Las Vegas can be seen in the distance.
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Letter from Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles) to W. H. Comstock, March 9, 1918 Letter describing how the company had spent nearly $4000 on pipeline maintenance and still it leaked badly. Maguire recommends replacing 4000 feet of pipeline.
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Letter from T. P. Cullen (Los Angeles) to R. E. Wells (Los Angeles), April 28,... Recommendation that the spring be covered to prevent contamination of drinking water.
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Letter to W. H. Bancroft and J. Ross Clark, May 18, 1908 An inspection of the pipeline showed that in many places, the asphalt was coming off the pipe and there were quite a few leaks. Maintenance would allow it to last perhaps a year longer, but then it would need...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December... Bracken flooded the town with posters warning residents that in order to repair a burst pipeline from the springs to the town, water service, including that for fire protection, would be off for 24 hours.
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Letter from W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), March... Letter from Bancroft states that although vegetation has been growing in the spring water used for domestic purposes, that "a little sunshine on the water is a good thing,'' so building a cover over the spring to prevent plant growth...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to L. L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 15,... Letter from Bracken asking the Las Vegas mayor if the city could assign a policeman at the water company's expense to enforce water restrictions as they were entering the hottest part of the year.
 

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