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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 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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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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Letter from E. E. Cunningham (Yermo, Cal.) to J. P. Mack, November 27, 1930 Discussion of selling water to people living next to the Arden Pipeline, provided they were not using the water to manufacture moonshine.
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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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Report: Valuations of water facilities at Las Vegas, May 10, 1951 Value of water production facilities of the railroad the the water company exclusive of land minus depreciation.
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Letter from Roy A. Wehe (San Francisco) to Edward C. Renwick (Los Angeles), November 23,... If the Union Pacific should divest itself of water production to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, Wehe describes what the operation of the company should look like. Letter has several date stamps, including one from E. E. Bennett...
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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 on costs of reproduction at various water production properties owned by Los Angeles &... Estimated amount to be added to appraisal of Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company and Las Vegas Land and Water Company water producing and distribution facilities to cover facilities constructed or proposed subsequent to date of inventory December 31,...
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Las Vegas Valley Water District's estimate of required revenues for period 1954-1963 Chart showing estimated users, operating costs, revenues, surplus, and more.
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Signed offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands,... Signed offer by several officers and directors of the Las Vegas Valley Water District to the Union Pacific and Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Companies and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to purchase water production facilities and...
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Draft report, Las Vegas water supply recommendations, March 31, 1942 Details of twelve recommendations for the railroad to pursue with regards to water in the Las Vegas area. Drafted March 25, 1942, E. E. Bennett's penciled notes added March 31, 1942. Report has an "E.E.B. MAR 31 1942" date stamp.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, October 18, 1934 The city could purchase the water company, but not by condemnation except for cause.
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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 Union Pacific and Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Companies, and the... Second redraft of contract for the Las Vegas Valley Water District to remove all power lines and water pipelines from railroad property after a yet to be agreed upon number of months.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard (Washington), September 19, 1952 Discussion of various points of the drafted purchase contract for water production facilities by the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Chart showing population, water revenue, and service connections increases, circa January 1943 Comparison of population, water revenue, and service connections for 1941 and 1942
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Bill from Union Pacific Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, May... Bill tendered by the Union Pacific Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for rental of water and facilities
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Bond issue election announcement by Las Vegas Valley Water District to eligible voters within district... Notice of special election for bond issue for the Water District including the reasons for the issue. Document includes information election date, amount of bond issue, voter eligibility, registration, purposes of bond issue, revenue, expenses, estimated water rates, financing, water...
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Newspaper clipping, Where I stand, Las Vegas Sun, May 9, 1953 Editorial from the Las Vegas Sun. Unlike a noble French merchant, who sacrificed greatly to give the people of Marseilles good water, the water company is trying to bleed all the money they can out of the situation before surrendering...
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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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Memo from Edward C. Renwick to E. E. Bennett about the purchase price given to... Detailed discussion of why the purchase price set by the Nevada Public Service Commission for the purchase by the Las Vegas Valley Water District was too low.
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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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Report, Las Vegas water supply recommendations, March 31, 1942 Report describing the origins of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co., including recommendations that the Union Pacific Railroad keep title to water bearing lands, and that the company not sell out to the city.
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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 William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, September 30, 1952 Discussion of strategy to resist the railroad being forced to spend money to increase water production; Letter has date stamps from E.E.B., E.C.R. and U.P. R.R. Law Department, Los Angeles. "80-12" is written in red pencil in top right corner.
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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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Minutes of Clark County commission meeting, November 1, 1909 Minutes of meeting discussing the granting of a franchise to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Correspondence from L. A. Barnes (Las Vegas) to W. H. Hulsizer (Omaha), October 12, 1949 Summary notes of a meeting between the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company regarding the possible sale of water production to the district.
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Report, Revenues, expenses and investments on the water system in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1927 Summary of revenues, expenses, losses, and investment of the water company in Las Vegas comparing the periods January-November 1926 and January 1927
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to L. V. Peart (Omaha), November 7, 1952 Letter stating the total amount of water sold in Las Vegas during October 1952.
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to L. V. Peart (Omaha), October 10, 1952 Letter stating the total amount of water sold in Las Vegas during September 1952.
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Letter from Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las Vegas) to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene... Detailed charges of the Bernard's water service at two locations.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, October 16, 1934 Some Las Vegas citizens were talking of buying the water company, possibly with a federal loan. Bennett wanted to know if that could be legally done.
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Letter from Haugh (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker and A. S. Halsted, May 14,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company was not going to buy the water system for the Wardie Addition, but would offer residents an attractive rate to connect to company lines.
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Letter from R. M. Sutton (Omaha) to A. E. Stoddard, March 19, 1952 Comparison of the economic benefit of selling water production and distribution facilities in Las Vegas to the Water District versus donating them.
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Contract, Instrument transferring interests in real and personal property, Las Vegas Land and Water Company,... Release of all rights, licenses, leases, contracts, etc., of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Notarized by Louis Scholnick in Douglas County, Nebraska on June 3, 1954.
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Escrow instructions to the First National Bank of Nevada regarding the transfer of Las Vegas... Escrow instructions for the transfer of Las Vegas water production from the Union Pacific Railroad to the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Contract between the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad, the Union Pacific Railroad, and the Las Vegas Land...
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Deed for nine specific parcels of land, Las Vegas Land and Water Company to the... Deed of the land sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water District from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, except for the water right reserved in Helen Stewart's deed. Notarized by Louis Scholnick in Douglas County, Nebraska on June...
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Deed for a parcel of land, Las Vegas Land and Water Company to the Las... Deed of the land sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water District from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company. Notarized by Louis Scholnick in Douglas County, Nebraska on June 3, 1954.
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Deed for a parcel of land, Union Pacific Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Valley... Deed of the land sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water District from the Union Pacific Railroad. Notarized by Louis Scholnick in Douglas County, Nebraska on June 3, 1954.
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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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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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Telegram from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard (Omaha), October 16, 1952 Nobody had brought up the issue of mineral rights during the negotiations for the water district purchase. To do so now would be a mistake. Even if oil was found on the property, the land's location would almost...
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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, Water facilities at Las Vegas: reproduction costs, May 9, 1951 Value of water production facilities of the railroad and the water company minus depreciation as of December 31, 1950.
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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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Telegram from A. E. Stoddard (Omaha) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), March 17, 1953 Discussion of how Las Vegas Land and Water Company ownership of all water production would affect their tax situation and the pros and cons of the railroad being named a public utility.
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Letter from C. R. Gray (Omaha) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) and A. S. Halsted... The Union Pacific Railroad president directs that the new pipeline to Industrial Unit No. 1 be placed under the ownership of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company as it would be more beneficial for tax purposes.
 

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