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Bill granting to Las Vegas Valley Water District right of way to certain public lands... Legislative bill to grant right-of-way to the Las Vegas Valley Water District to lands between Lake Mead, Henderson, and Las Vegas. It also grants access to Basic Management Inc. to allow for the conveyance and distribution of water.
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Report on ground water in southeastern Nevada, March 29, 1915 Report with chart, plates, and maps regarding southeast Nevada groundwater. Water-Supply Paper 365
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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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Map of Clark County, Nevada, 1927 Map of Clark County, Nevada showing mining, school, and road districts in 1927.
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Photograph of a Union Pacific Railroad crew dismantling the St. Thomas rail spur, Nevada, circa... The Union Pacific Railroad sends a wrecking crew into the St. Thomas area to reclaim several miles of branch line.
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Aerial photograph of Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site, Henderson, Nevada, and Pittman, Nevada, October 8,... Air view looking north showing the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site temporary administration building, temporary water tanks and railroad siding.
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Aerial photograph showing the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site, Henderson, Nevada, October 29, 1941 Air view showing Basic Magnesium Inc. plant site excavation with the administration building in foreground, looking southeast to Railroad Pass.
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Aerial photograph showing railroad siding and water storage tanks, Basic Magnesium Inc., Henderson, Nevada, October... Aerial view looking east that shows the temporary rail siding and water storage tanks south of the Basic Magnesium Inc. site.
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Aerial photograph showing terminal reservoir site, plant site, and temporary boarding camp, Basic Magnesium Inc.,... Aerial view looking northwest from the extreme southeast corner of the Las Vegas Valley, showing the Basic Magnesium plant, Whitney Mesa, Las Vegas, and the Spring Mountains.
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Book excerpt, Report upon United States geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, 1889 Report, maps, and engravings of the survey of the area including Southern Nevada. The text offers a discussion about irrigation and artesian wells in the survey region, including a comparison between the valleys of the western United States and those...
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Photograph of train and water tank, March 7, 1920 Water tank for locomotives located near round house. Steam visible from train.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, westward direction, circa 1920 Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, northwest direction, circa 1920 Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Photograph of Union Pacific Railroad crews removing tracks at the St. Thomas line, 1938 Union Pacific Railroad crews taking up the St. Thomas line in advance of Lake Mead.
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Aerial photograph of Railroad Pass, Nevada, before 1930 Aerial view of Railroad Pass looking south, U.S 93 and U.S. 95 can be seen as dirt roads.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking northwest, late 1950s Aerial view of Las Vegas looking northwest. Fremont Street in center, running west.
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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 postcard of Las Vegas looking north, circa 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, full view of high school, southwest direction, 1930 Aerial view of Las Vegas in 1930
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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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Aerial photograph of Downtown Henderson looking south towards Railroad Pass, circa 1963 Aerial view of Henderson looking south towards Railroad Pass
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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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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking north, circa 1963 Aerial view of Las Vegas looking north
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, October 6, 1950 Discussion of the new contract between the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the railroad and the new rate the water company will pay for water, which would likely result in a water rate increase for users.
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Report on floods from the Meadow Valley Wash, Muddy River, and California Wash, after 1945 List of major floods in the Moapa Valley with accompanying map.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas in the 1920s Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking north.
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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 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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Agreement with Mrs. Carl Shurtliff covering purchase of water for use at Overton, Nevada, February... Contract between Mrs. Shurtliff and the Union Pacific for the railroad to supply water (N. L. D. 2131)
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County agent project report, Erosion-flood control, April 1938 Summary of situation, goals, duties of cooperating agencies, and procedures regarding the effort to prevent flooding and erosion threatening properties and silting Lake Mead. Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, University of Nevada Agricultural Extension Division and United...
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County agent project, 1940 additions, Erosion - flood control, 1937-1940 Revised summary of situation, goals, duties of cooperating agencies, and procedures regarding the effort to prevent flooding and erosion threatening properties and silting Lake Mead. Report originally signed in May 1937. Handwritten notes throughout document. Cooperative extension work in agriculture...
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County agent project progress report, Flood control - soil conservation and soil conservation-domestic allotment, November... Discussion of the formation of the Virgin River Watershed Flood Control District and Soil Conservation Committee and the efforts of all the individual soil conservation districts. Project Number: State Office No. 172. Clark County No. 12 and Project Number: State...
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, November 5, 1952 Discussion of what the sale to the Water District will mean for taking water from the shop well and water on the Las Vegas Ranch. Reference to proposal draft is noted below.
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Letter, handwritten notes, and sketches from Division Engineer C. Miller (Los Angeles) to Chief Engineer... Details of pipeline maintenance including sketches of the work to be done in Las Vegas
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Agreement for the delivery of water and power to be sold in Las Vegas, March... Agreement for the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company to deliver water and power for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to sell in Las Vegas.
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History of major floods in Moapa valley and adjacent washes, after 1945 List of the major floods in the Moapa Valley with map to show locations of the floods.
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1927 report on Moapa water facilities with 1929 supplement, December 31, 1929 1927 overview report of the Union Pacific Railroad facilities in Moapa, Nevada including a 1929 supplement. Original report dated March 01, 1927, supplement dated December 31, 1929.
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Letter enclosing report on Las Vegas water supply from Henry Albert (Reno) to Walter R.... Enclosed report entitled Investigation of the water supply of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. On April 24, 1925, by Dr. Henry Albert, Director State Hygienic Laboratory, and Associate Sanitary Engineer, Isadore W. Mendelsohn, U.S. Public Health Service. Date stamp from...
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Letter from W. D. Johnston (Los Angeles) to A. Maguire, regarding water supply at Las... Details some of the struggles the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. was having in an attempt to increase production in the midst of a water shortage.
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Map showing areas owned by the Union Pacific Railroad Company and water pipelines in Las... Map outlining the properties owned by the railroad in Las Vegas.
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Aerial photograph of the Basic Magnesium Inc. pipeline and reservoir, Henderson, Nevada, January 5, 1942 Aerial view looking northeast showing Basic Magnesium's terminal reservoir site and 40" pipeline ditch.
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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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Map showing profile of 24" C.I. water pipe line, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1920 Map showing changes to pipeline from the Las Vegas Spring created by Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company. Office of the Chief Engineer
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, 1915 Aerial view of Las Vegas in 1915.
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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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Photograph of grade near Kiel Ranch, circa 1906 Grading for a rail line near Kiel Ranch.
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Photograph of settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in... Settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in Boulder City.
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Memo about water usage in 1935 in Las Vegas, March 24, 1938 Paper from notepad listing the number of gallons of water used in 1935 by the water company and the railroad. Information is provided by Johnson, Office Engineer. Typed telephone message from Mr. Johnson, Office Engineer.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Calvin (Omaha), July 17, 1923 Las Vegas was experiencing low water pressure because the fruit company was using full head through a direct 8 in. water main. Their cooling tower was installed, but not in service. Bracken wondered if there was a way...
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Report on projected cost of water at Las Vegas for year 1930, February 4, 1930 Summary of the cost of water for the railroad and the water company in Las Vegas in 1930
 

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