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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 legal opinion from O'Melveny & Myers law offices (Los Angeles) to the Las... Discussion of laws and court decisions regarding water metering by the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, December 4, 1951 Detailed discussion of the UP divesting itself of water production facilities to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company. Written in red pencil at the top of the page: "4705-11-22" and "80-Gen."
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Letter from W. R. Rouse (Omaha) to A. E. Stoddard, December 18, 1951 Suggestions that the Railroad should develop its own water so that it will not be subject to rationing as experienced by other water districts. Dividing the water production from all other assets of the Las Vegas Land and Water...
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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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Letter including Nevada Attorney General Opinion No. 123 from Harvey Dickerson to Thomas A. Campbell... Notwithstanding Section 6112 of the Public Service Commission Act, the Las Vegas Valley Water District was allowed to meter water to customers; Opinion No. 123.
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Report on whether Las Vegas Charter and Nevada law allow the city to acquire the... Report on whether the Las Vegas Charter and Nevada law allow the city to acquire the water company by condemnation.
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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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Purchase offer from Las Vegas Valley Water District to Union Pacific Railroad Company, Salt Lake... $2,500,000.00 offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and facilities, with exceptions noted that were owned by the Union Pacific Railroad Company and subsidiaries.
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Purchase offer from Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and... Offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to Union Pacific Railroad Company, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company, and Las Vegas Land and Water Company, to purchase all water production lands and facilities owned by the Union Pacific...
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Order presented at a general session of the Public Service Commission of Nevada (Carson City)... The Nevada Public Service Commission grants approval of the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company selling water to the Pacific Fruit Company with the expressed understanding that this does not make the railroad company a public utility within the...
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), June 17,... LVL&WC executives had been called to a meeting with the Utilities Commission about water shortages, and W. H. Comstock was seeing if they could quickly increase capacity before the meeting.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, August 17, 1949 Discussion of the legal issues surrounding the effort to get the Nevada Public Service Commission to force the water company to run a pipeline to Lake Mead.
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Press release by Las Vegas Valley Water District on installation of water meters, October 25,... News release by the Las Vegas Valley Water District reporting that they had formally requested the state attorney general to review and state officially the legality of the District's plans to install water meters in Las Vegas. Statement included opinions...
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Letter from G. T. Wickstrom (Omaha) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), October 9, 1953 The contract between the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the Las Vegas Valley Water District said that all material and equipment used for business would go to the District. Wickstrom is requesting to know what to do...
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Chart of land proposed to be acquired by Las Vegas Valley Water District, August 18,... Indication of the values of land parcels to be purchased by the Las Vegas Valley Water District from Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Application by Las Vegas Valley Water District and Colorado River Commission of Nevada to the... Application of the Las Vegas Valley Water District to obtain the water facilities constructed at or near Henderson, Nevada, by Defense Plant Corporation. Document includes background of application, water district plans, consideration of public interest and benefit, and the terms...
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Contract between the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad, the Union Pacific Railroad, and the... Contract resolving the issue of final payment to the Union Pacific Railroad for contractually obligated work on the water system after the water district had taken control of the water.
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Press release from office of Senator Pat McCarran about bills granting rights-of-way for water lines,... Press release from Senator McCarran's office stating that the senator had sent letters to expedite the passing of two bills. One bill would grant Basic Management Inc. rights-of-way for water lines for the Lake Mead - Henderson line. The other...
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Copy of the act creating the Las Vegas Valley Water District, May 10, 1951 Text of the bill creating a water district in the Las Vegas Valley
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Senate Bill No. 63, Chapter 167 by Senator Charles D. Baker, approved March 27, 1947 Bill that created the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Los Angeles), June ... Bracken briefing Jeffers on the production problems with Well No. 2, a possible rate increase due to evaporative water coolers, and the water shortage in Las Vegas
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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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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 (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, September 3, 1948 Las Vegas Mayor E. W. Cragin asked that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company extend pipelines for fire protection down the Strip. Bennett had the opinion that the company could not be legally compelled to do it, and...
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Map of Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada Map shows sewer, water, gas and power lines, water treatment facilities, steam plants, boundaries of the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Clark County Sanitation District boundaries.
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Memo from Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas) after receiving a letter from Alan K. Browne... The Las Vegas Valley Water District needed a recognized financial consultant to help them with their bond issue
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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 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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Photograph of winter landscape in Goodsprings, Nevada, 1928 Buildings and water tank in Goodsprings, Nevada.
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Photograph of Midway Casino and other buildings, Pittman, Nevada, April 27, 1944 Midway Well and Casino containing public eating house with kitchen opening onto basement which flooded with sewage. Restroom structure in center and BMI vehicle number 429 on right side of photo. Patches of sewer seepage are visible in lower right...
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Breakdown of costs of water for the Union Pacific Railroad and the Las Vegas Land... Breakdown of costs of water for the Union Pacific Railroad and the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. in 1934.
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Comparative statement of water sales: First eleven months of 1935 and 1936 Month by month comparison of 1935 and 1936 water usage in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las Vegas) to Mr. Rex N. Moss... Letter regarding the installation of new water lines for a new subdivision in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Bertha Witmer (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L. Russell and the City Council... Letter from a citizen to the Las Vegas City Commission protesting Ordinance No. 247. Left to Right: Asst. Commissioner of Reclamation N. B. Bennett, Jr., Master of Ceremonies; U.S. Senator Alan Bible; Regional Director A.B. West of the Bureau...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles), January 17,... Bracken informing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company Vice-President that unless the railroad stopped pumping oil from their sump into the creek, he would terminate his lease on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las Vegas), March 30, 1940 Circular letter from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company endorsing City Ordinance No. 247
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken and Al M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L.... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company informs the mayor of Las Vegas of their efforts to promote Emergency Ordinance No. 247 and of the improvements they have made to the water system to increase capacity. J. L. Russell was...
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Newspaper clipping, Protest emergency water ordinance 247, Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 26, 1939 Lorenzi urging people to protest the passage of City Ordinance No. 247, because it creates the impression to possible future residents that Las Vegas does not have enough water.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to G. F. Ashby, February 26, 1948 Report on water usage, revenue, number of customers, and pipeline footage for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Letter from L. W. Edwards (Las Vegas) to George Allard (Carson City, Nevada), May 6,... Details of the monthly water charges for the Las Vegas Hospital with a complaint of their unfairness.
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Letter from L. R. Maag (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, June 5, 1952 Letter explaining the proposed relocation of water pipelines and powerlines off railroad land before the sale to the water district to enable future development of land. Reference to map shown below.
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Copy of offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production... Offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and facilities owned by the Union Pacific Railroad and subsidiaries
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Report, Impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas Region, August, 1992 Projection of what would happen to the growth of Las Vegas when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor.
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Telegram from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to George F. Ashby (Omaha) and William Reinhardt... Telegram to railroad officials informing them of the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Letter from Robert E. Jones (Las Vegas) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las... Las Vegas Valley Water District lawyers broaching the subject of purchasing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company
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Letter from William M. Jeffers (Omaha) to Walter R. Bracken, May 17, 1942 Letter from Jeffers calling attention to serious accounting problems with the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and asking for these matters to be investigated and rectified
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to E. E. Cunningham, August 17, 1928 Logandale, Nevada lacked a water system and McNamee thought that if the railroad supplied Bishop Jones with water, others would expect the same.
 

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