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Aerial photograph of Union Pacific Railroad yards, Las Vegas, late 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas and Union Pacific Railroad yards.
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Telegram from A. Maguire (Los Angeles) to W. H. Comstock, May 25, 1920 The railroad should consider drilling a well inside the shop grounds in case of serious labor troubles.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, looking east down Fremont Street, circa late 1940s Aerial view of Las Vegas, looking east down Fremont Street. Jackie Gaughan's Plaza was originally named Union Plaza and is currently called the Plaza Hotel and Casino.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking northeast, circa 1931 Aerial view of Las Vegas looking northeast
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Telegram from William H. Comstock (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), July 30,... Request to shut off water to the ice plant or the town while passenger trains are being filled, owing to low water pressure causing departure delays.
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Telegram from Chas Rodman (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken, T. W. French, E. Pickles,... Notice that the water to the city would be off for a few hours to allow workers to make a connection to the stockyards.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), July 30,... Bracken reported that the ice plant had no objection to having their water cut off while passenger trains were filled, but cutting off the town would cause serious trouble and should not be done.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas in the 1920s Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking north.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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Topographic map of Las Vegas Rancho showing location of wells and water lines, Las Vegas,... Map showing the locations of springs, wells, and waterlines in Las Vegas in 1940.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas looking northwest over the Union Pacific Railroad yards.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, November 19, 1931 When applying for a permit for the water from the new artesian well they needed to be careful not to apply for more than the actual flow, minus the amount of water needed for other purposes. Letter also refers to...
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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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Telegram from Edward C. Renwick (Los Angeles) to G. A. Cunningham (Salt Lake City), April... The Water District advised that they did not have the facilities to supply enough water to Las Vegas and would not object to the Union Pacific Railroad providing water from its shop well.
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Calvin (Omaha), November 2, 1921 Details about a new well on Union Pacific Railroad property.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles), January 17, 1908 Letter to the president of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company complaining of the railroad pumping oil from a sump into Las Vegas Creek.
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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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Map of 24" C.I. pipe line, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1943 Map of a new pipeline from the Las Vegas Springs to Las Vegas.
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Sale of water production facilities of Union Pacific Railroad Company and water distribution facilities of... "Location of water bearing lands to be sold to the Las Vegas Valley District. Boundary of lands owned by Union Pacific Railroad to be sold to the District."
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Sale of water production facilities of Union Pacific Railroad Company and water distribution facilities of... "Facilities of Water Company completed as of September 1, 1952. Facilities of Water Company under construction as of September 1, 1952. Facilities of Water Company which were commenced after September 1, 1952, and prior to March 1, 1953."
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Sale of water production facilities of Union Pacific Railroad Company and water distribution facilities of... "Portions of pipelines to be sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Pipe lines connecting to those to be sold to the District which will be retained by Railroad Companies. Privately owned pipe lines."
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Aerial photograph postcard of Las Vegas looking north, circa 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Benson Wright (Carson City), August 8, 1922 Strikes were making it impossible for the water company to expand their sources of water.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. F. Miller (Los Angeles), May 19,... Discussion about drilling a well in the railyard. References the Sund, Conley, and Buol wells.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), June 20,... On a report that the railroad was not fulfilling its duty to supply water to the Stewart burial plot, Bracken and others visited the site and reported on their findings. An excerpt from the original Stewart deed is referenced below.
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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 E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, September 30, 1952 The ability of the railroad to resist demands to increase water production would be aided if water production facilities were solely in the possession of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December 11,... Bracken informing Clark of the steps he had taken to prepare the railroad and the city of Las Vegas for the 24 hours without water that would be required to fix the damaged pipeline.
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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 R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, March 6, 1952 Discussion about transferring the 2.5 CFS granted to the Union Pacific Railroad company from Well No. 1 to the shop well, and increasing the capacity of the well to produce that amount.
 

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