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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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Report, Geological survey circular 346: First fourteen years of Lake Mead, circa 1949 Report on Lake Mead taken from the Lake Mead Comprehensive Survey of 1948-49
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Photograph of Hemenway Wash and Colorado River from Highway 93, Clark County, circa 1929 Looking east through Hemenway Wash towards the Colorado River from the newly constructed Highway 93.
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Aerial photograph of flood path, Eldorado Canyon to Nelson's Landing, September 14, 1974 Aerial view of the path of the flood down Eldorado Canyon to Nelson's Landing.
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Photograph of Fortification Hill and the Colorado River, Clark County, before 1931 View of Fortification Hill from Hemenway Wash across the Colorado River
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Photograph of the Arivada Ferry, 1916-1920 Arivada Ferry, owned by Jim Cashman and operated by Pop Emery. Its primary purpose was to provide a way for Arizonans to get to Nevada where prohibition was not as strictly enforced.
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Photograph of a ferry on the Colorado River, before 1930 Ferry on the Colorado River, possibly Merle Emery Ferry
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Photograph of a congressional delegation visiting the Hoover Dam site, March 13, 1923 Congressional delegation visiting the Hoover Dam site. Photo sleeve includes information from responses to Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper "Help Us Write History" requesting photograph identification. Identified individuals: James Scrugham (1st man on the left) was Governor of Nevada at the...
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Aerial photograph of the flood path down Eldorado Canyon to Nelson's Landing, circa September, 1974 Aerial view of the path of the flood down Eldorado Canyon to Nelson's Landing.
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Photograph of Fort Callville from the Nevada side of the Colorado River across to the... View of Fort Callville from the Nevada side of the Colorado across to the Arizona side
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Photograph of the Colorado River above Black Canyon, before 1930 Looking north up the Colorado River from Hemenway Wash.
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Panoramic photograph of Fortification Hill across the Colorado River, circa 1924 Fortification Hill near the Colorado River
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Photograph of the Colorado River from Observation Point, Boulder Canyon, April 3, 1932 Looking down the Colorado River from Observation Point, April 3, 1932, view of the beginning of construction of the Hoover Dam.
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Aerial photograph of the Colorado River and Hemenway Wash, before 1935 Hemenway Wash, located at the bend of the Colorado River just upstream of Black Canyon, before the construction of Hoover dam.
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Photograph of the Muddy River, Moapa Valley, Nevada, circa 1948 The Muddy River.
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Photograph of temporary shanty town along Colorado River, circa 1931 Shack town filled with people waiting for jobs building the Hoover Dam.
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Photograph of Hemenway Wash, Nevada and Colorado River, circa 1932 A view of Hemenway Wash and the Colorado River before Lake Mead.
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Photograph of the Merle Emery Ferry, before 1930 Merle Emery ferry on the Colorado River
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Aerial photograph of Black Canyon, Hemenway Wash, and Fortification Hill, before 1930 Aerial view looking north over Black Canyon, Hemenway Wash, and Fortification Hill
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Photograph of the Merle Emery Ferry, before 1930 Unidentified people and car on the Merle Emery Ferry crossing the Colorado River.
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Photographic postcard of Hemenway Wash, Nevada and Colorado River, 1932 View of the river and Hemenway Wash, with Ragtown (Williamsville) on the banks of the river.
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Photograph of waterwheel on the Muddy River near Logandale, Nevada, January 21, 1947 38 foot waterwheel on the Muddy River near Logandale, Nevada.
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Photograph of a ferry crossing the Colorado River, before 1930 Unidentified ferry crossing the Colorado River.
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Postcard showing Old Fort Callville near Las Vegas, before 1938 Colorized photograph of Fort Callville on the banks of the Colorado River.
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Aerial photograph of the Colorado River, Hemenway Wash, and the site of Boulder City, before... Aerial view of the Colorado River, Hemenway Wash, and the site of Boulder City
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Photograph of steamshovel working on the road to the Hoover Dam construction site, circa 1931 Steamshovel working on the road to the Hoover Dam construction site looking east over the Colorado River.
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Photograph of Rockwell family members at the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam construction site,... Rockwell Family members overlooking the Colorado River at the Hoover Dam Construction site.
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Photograph of Rockwell family members on the Old River Trail above Fort Callville, 1908 Mother and Earl Rockwell hiking above the Colorado River near Fort Callville.
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Aerial photograph of the Colorado River between Fortification Hill and Hemenway Wash, before 1930 Aerial view of the Colorado River looking north between Fortification Hill and Hemenway Wash.
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Photograph of Black Canyon and Colorado River, before 1931 Man standing on the canyon wall of Black Canyon
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Aerial photograph taken of Black Canyon, before 1930 Aerial view of Black Canyon prior to the construction of Hoover Dam
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Photograph of swimmers in a salt water hole near the junction of the Virgin and... Five unidentified men swimming in pool near the salt mines near the confluence of the Virgin and Colorado Rivers.
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Photograph of water pump in Colorado River used for upper concrete batch plant, circa 1931 Pump in the Colorado River for the upper concrete batch plant
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Photograph of Cottonwood Aerial Ferry, 1930-1935 Cottonwood Aerial Ferry carried customers between Searchlight, Nevada and Chloride, Arizona. It is now under Lake Mohave. Sign with ferry rates: Car $2.00, Truck $2.50, Motorcycle $1.00, Horseman .50, Stock .50, Pedestrian .25
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Photograph of Cottonwood Landing on the Colorado River, 1946 Landing at Cottonwood on the Colorado River
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Photograph of clean-up operations at Nelson's Landing, September 16, 1974 A dumptruck and an excavator cleaning up Nelson's landing two days after the September 14, 1974 flood.
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Photograph of scuba operations at Nelson's Landing, September 15, 1974 Three men in scuba gear on the rocks at Nelson's Landing the day after the September 14, 1974 flood.
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Report on flood control survey in Clark County, Nevada and data on Southern Nevada, 1938 Dated March 31, 1934 with appendices added from 1938, this report contains photographs and summaries of 18 areas in Southern Nevada, specifically the northeastern portion of Clark County and a small area in Arizona. The report was to serve as...
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Photograph of a Union Pacific tour-bus on Highway 93, Nevada, circa 1933 A Union Pacific tour-bus in a pullout overlooking Hemenway Wash off Highway 93.
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Book excerpt, Preliminary report to determine feasibility of diverting Colorado River, February 1, 1876 The excerpt consists of Appendix B printed in the Annual report by the Army Corps of Engineers upon the geographical surveys west of the 100th Meridian, February 18, 1905. It contains maps of the Southwest region of the United States,...
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Panoramic photograph of Fort Callville on the Colorado River, before 1935 Panorama of Fort Callville on the Colorado River. Anson Call was a Mormon pioneer and settler of many communities in the Utah Territory and surrounding states.
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Book excerpt, Preliminary report concerning explorations and surveys principally in Nevada and Arizona, 1871 Report and maps of survey of the area including Southern Nevada. Includes pages 74-85 of the book.
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Photograph of Fort Callville, Nevada, before 1935 Photo of Fort Callville and corrals.
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Photograph of Boulder Canyon, circa 1920 The proposed site of Hoover Dam before the creation of Lake Mead
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Photograph of a car ferry crossing the Colorado River to the Arizona highway, circa 1926-1928 Ferry that carried cars and people across the Colorado River to the Arizona highway
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Photograph looking west over the Colorado River and Hemenway Wash from Fortification Hill, before 1931 Looking west over the Colorado River and Hemenway Wash from Fortification Hill.
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Photograph of Hoover Dam worker beside the Colorado River, circa 1931 Hoover Dam worker and an Ingersoll Rand electric generator beside the Colorado River looking Northwest towards the Hemenway Wash.
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Photograph of Elbert Edwards and unidentified man standing in a dry canal bed, Moapa Valley,... Elbert Edwards and another man standing in the remains of an irrigation canal of the 1860's built by the members of the Muddy-Cotton Mission. The Muddy river can be seen in the distance.
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Photograph of flood damage recovery work on Nelson's Landing, September 1974 Recovery operations at Nelson's Landing on the Colorado River after the 14 September 1974 Flood.
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Photograph of an irrigation pipe and the Muddy River, Moapa Valley, Nevada, 1948 A drainage pipe from an irrigation project hanging out over the edge of the banks of the Muddy River.
 

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