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Photograph of Mary Corkhill drawing a bucket of water from the Las Vegas Creek, circa... Mary Corkhill drawing a bucket of water from the Las Vegas Creek
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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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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 22, 1927 Adamson recommended installing a meter to see how much water the water company was using so they could use the information for negotiatiing a contract renewal for providing water to Las Vegas. "36-47-L" written in pencil at the top. Date...
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Photograph of bridge over Vegas Creek, Las Vegas, circa 1900 Photograph of bridge over Las Vegas Creek south of the Old Mormon Fort.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City), October 13,... Letter to the Nevada State Engineer refuting Buol's application for water from the Las Vegas Creek since the Las Vegas Springs were on private property and entirely appropriated on that property.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Postcard showing burros on the Stewart Ranch, before 1903 A herd of wild burros drinking from the Las Vegas Creek on the Stewart Ranch
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Letter from H. C. Mann (Omaha) to W. M. Jeffers, November,12, 1935 Letter from H. C. Mann discussing Walter Bracken's recommendation to drill a new well to guarantee water for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch. Bracken's letter is referenced below.
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Photograph of Las Vegas Creek, Nevada, 1925 Las Vegas Creek with what appears to be a wooden wire-wrapped pipeline running next to the creek.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Howard C. Mann (Omaha), November 27, 1935 Letter from Bracken explaining the water situation on the Las Vegas Ranch to the chief engineer of the Union Pacific system.
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Photograph of Las Vegas Creek in winter, Las Vegas Ranch, circa 1905 Ice in the Las Vegas Creek on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Photograph of riders near the Vegas Creek at the Stewart Ranch camp in Las Vegas,... Las Vegas Creek running through the old Las Vegas Ranch with tents on the side
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Photograph of Las Vegas Creek with water wheel at Las Vegas Fort, circa 1931 Las Vegas Creek with water wheel at Las Vegas Fort.
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Letter from M. S. Beal (Las Vegas) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City, Nevada), September 25,... Lawyer notifying the state engineer that Peter Buol had applied for some water from the Las Vegas Creek, which entire length and the springs were on land owned by the railroad on the basis that some of the water was...
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Photograph of footbridge over Las Vegas Creek, circa 1905 Footbridge over the Las Vegas Creek.
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Photograph of the bridge over Las Vegas Creek, circa 1905 Bridge over Las Vegas Creek.
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Postcard, Silvery waters of Vegas Creek, circa 1910 Irrigation headgate on the Las Vegas Creek.
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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 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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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Frank Strong, August 16, 1939 The spring used at the ranch had slowed to the point where stock could not be supported. Bracken recommended drilling a well.
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Photograph of Stewart Ranch, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1905 Tents and horses by the Las Vegas Creek on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from H. T. Coffey (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken, January 3, 1925 Coffey recommends not installing a hydropower water wheel on the Las Vegas Creek, but increasing capacity at the Las Vegas Power plant. The higher initial cost would be beneficial in the long run. "W-2-4-2" in pencil in upper right...
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Memo from A.W.F. to Walter R. Bracken in response to C. R. Gray's letter about... One particular part of the lands purchased from Helen Stewart was apparently for right of way and terminal facilities since it does not have any water rights associated with it.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. C. Barry (Los Angeles), February 7,... Response for request for information needed to report to the Nevada Public Service Commission regarding electricity used and details of water users and sales in 1929.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, August 16, 1929 Summary of the lands purchased from the Stewart family by the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company.
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Memo from Al Folger about water flow to the Las Vegas Ranch, July 12, 1943 Al Folger lists the flow rate of the Las Vegas Creek following the installation of a weir to allow measurement.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Calvin M. Cory, March 17, 1947 The city asked the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. to either fence or place Las Vegas Creek in a culvert, and Bennett was asking if they were obliged to do so.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), July 1,... Letter on the water situation in Las Vegas during a water shortage and status of water supply to the Stewart burial plot and the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from C. G. Petrie to Al Folger (Las Vegas), June 17, 1948 Letter including proposal to relocate a portion of the Las Vegas Creek.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild (Salt Lake City, Utah),... Cleaning of the Las Vegas Creek was recommended while water was still running in order to avoid a lawsuit from the Stewart family.
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Newspaper clipping and draft of article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, circa October 1939
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Deed excerpt from Helen J. Stewart and heirs (Las Vegas) to William A. Clark, December... Excerpt of agreement between the Stewart family and Clark guaranteeing 4 miner's inches of water for the Stewart burial plot. Original date of deed was December 8. 1902. Excerpt was dated June 16, 1939.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, June 18, 1948 Folger would like Strong to grant permission to allow the City of Las Vegas to relocate a small portion of the Las Vegas Creek.
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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 16, 1939 The spring on the ranch had slowed to the point where livestock could not be supported. Bracken recommended that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company drill a well or permit Wittwer to do so.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles) to T. E. Gibbon (Los Angeles), August 22,... Whittemore stating that the reservoir at the Las Vegas Springs should be covered and a pipeline run since the open water system was an epidemic and a lawsuit waiting to happen.
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Report, Estimated cost of reproduction new and less depreciation of water facilities owned by Los... Detailed cost and construction material lists for all water production and transmission facilities owned by owned by Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company and formerly owned by 14th Street Water Company and Merlin Water Company as of December 31,...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee, July 8, 1943 Bracken informs the company lawyer that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company has installed a weir to enable measurement of water currently being delivered to the Las Vegas Ranch, and recommends the removal of all references to all amounts...
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Letter from William McDermott (Las Vegas) to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), November 29,... Discussion of the survey of the Las Vegas Ranch in relation to the Las Vegas Creek.
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Photograph of a bridge over the Las Vegas Creek, circa 1940 Creek on the Las Vegas Ranch with a footbridge built over it
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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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 R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, August 18, 1931 Letter refers to Las Vegas Land and Water Company map, referenced below, showing proposed earthen dam near the Old Mormon Fort. Letter includes estimated construction costs. Mr. Adamson, Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad, advised against the...
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Photograph of Stewart family standing next to Las Vegas Creek, before 1905 Stewart family standing next to the creek with two burros.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Will Wittwer (Las Vegas), September 8, 1939 Letter informing Wittwer that he was responsible for laying pipe to direct the new water from the new well.
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Letter from C. W. McKee (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), March 3,... Measurements of the output of the Las Vegas springs and well. Letter is signed McFee, but that is a typo and should read McKee.
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Letter from C. W. McKee (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), May 12,... Detailed measurements of the Las Vegas Springs and Well.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to H. H. Larson (Los Angeles), July 15, 1940 Discussion of the work keeping the Las Vegas Creek channel open to guarantee promised water to the Stewart Burial Plot.
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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 J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Las Vegas) to William McDermott, November 29, 1902 McWilliams provides surveying information and recommends purchasing the springs that lay outside the boundaries of the Stewart Ranch.
 

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