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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 John Quincy Lisle at the edge of his reservoir, Las Vegas, circa 1930 Lisle stands at the edge of the reservoir fed by an artesian well on his homestead.
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Telegram from N. A. Williams (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 5,... The water shortage was causing concern for the railroad because low water levels caused the well to spew sand which was very bad for the trains. A new well was needed to increase supply of water.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), September 27, 1939 Letter stating status of the work and cost of well drilling on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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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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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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Letter from Maxwell Kelch (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild (Los Angeles), October 18, 1944 Invitation from the Chamber of Commerce to attend a meeting to discuss the water situation in Las Vegas. Includes an enclosure listing the topic of a meeting held the day before to discuss the same issue.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, July 29, 1927 Discussion of the steps to be taken at the Las Vegas Springs and well field to increase water production.
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Postcard showing the Evey Well, circa 1908-1909 Men standing next to a drilling rig looking at the Evey Well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 2, 1939 Bracken stated that water from reservoir and spring was flowing, but was being absorbed into the ground as it flowed through a bed of tuilleries. In order for water to reach the Stewart burial plot and avoid a lawsuit threatened...
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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 four girls near outlet of artesian well, Pahrump, Nevada, before 1950 Four children at the outlet of an artesian well.
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Photograph of artesian well in Paradise Valley, before 1920 Men near a drilling rig and an artesian well in operation, with structures in background.
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Letter from General Manager (Las Vegas) to Kelly Ann Le Blanc (New Iberia, Louisiana), November... Letter written by the General Manager of Las Vegas Land and Water Company to a student in Louisiana who was writing a report on Las Vegas water supply.
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County agent project progress report, Domestic water supply for Bunkerville and Mesquite, November 1, 1939 Wells drilled previously were not sufficient to solve area water problems. Wittwer recommended consulting with the United States Geological Survey and State Engineer before any more wells were drilled. Report signed by John H. Wittwer as County Extension Agent. Project...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), July 27, 1939 Bracken recommended to Strong that the company perform some maintenance work to avoid a lawsuit with the Stewart family.
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Letter from Alfred J. Ryan to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas. Pittman is an older name for the city of Henderson. Whitney is an older name for East Las Vegas.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter to the Mayor of Las Vegas reporting of output from the Las Vegas Springs and wells and consumption by Las Vegas residents.
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Letter from Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las... List of wells owned by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the amount of water granted to each.
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Letter from W. H. Hulsizer (Omaha) to G. F. Ashby (Omaha), May 7, 1942 Hulsizer enumerated the many financial and political reasons that the water producing lands controlled by the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company should be sold to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Map showing proposed improvements of Las Vegas Springs, Las Vegas, Nev. / L.A. & S.L.R.R.... Map showing the locations of the Las Vegas Springs and the proposed improvements to them for the municipal water system
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Aerial photograph of Lake Mead water intake for Basic Magnesium Inc., Nevada, January 5, 1942 Aerial view of Lake Mead intake for the Basic Magnesium plant water system, showing the causeway in the upper right corner.
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Aerial photograph showing the Lake Mead intake for the Basic Magnesium Inc. water system, Nevada,... Aerial view showing site of Basic Magnesium's water supply intake at Lake Mead.
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Aerial photograph of booster pumping station site, Basic Magnesium Inc., Henderson, Nevada, January 13, 1942 Aerial view of Basic Magnesium pipeline between the plant and Lake Mead, looking east towards the causeway and island on Lake Mead.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, September 27, 1948, and newspaper... In the enclosed editorial sent with correspondence, Cahlan expressed a concern that if the water district were created, they would begin to get their water from Lake Mead, which of necessity would be chlorinated.
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Data on wells and springs from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, 1950 List of wells and springs, amount of water filed for, and the purpose the water is used for
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. C. Renwick, June 14, 1950 Letter from Folger indicating that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was not limited on the amount of water they could take from the Las Vegas Springs because that was a vested right of the company
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Photograph of a man working on a drilling rig, Taylor Ranch, before 1910 Man working on a drilling rig at the Taylor Ranch.
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Photograph of settling basins at Hemenway Wash, Clark County, circa 1931 Settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in Boulder City.
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Photograph of leveling sand dunes west of the water tower in Boulder City, circa 1931 Bulldozers leveling sand dunes west of the water tower in Boulder City.
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Photograph of water storage tank construction in Boulder City, circa 1931 Construction of a water tank in Boulder City by the Clearfire Water Company.
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Photograph of an artesian well on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, 1953 Artesian well used for irrigation on the T & T Ranch.
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Photograph of an artesian well at Ernie Cragin Home, circa 1946 Ernie Cragin shows Walter Bracken his artesian well at his home in Las Vegas.
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Photograph of water treatment plant in Boulder City, circa 1931 Water purification plant in Boulder City.
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Photograph of a flowing artesian well and stream, 1911-1949 Flowing artesian well and stream.
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Photograph of water treatment plant in Boulder City, circa 1931 Water treatment plant and water tank in Boulder City.
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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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Photograph of two men at an artesian well, Wixon Ranch, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1920s Floyd Farmer (on right) and an unidentified man standing next to a flowing artesian well on Wixon Ranch.
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Postcard showing Eglington Well, circa 1915 Well dug by Peter Buol on the Eglington Ranch.
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Postcard showing the Evey Well, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1910 Artesian well on Evey Ranch.
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Postcard showing Chrystal Beauty Well, before 1920 Chrystal Beauty well owned by F. W. Eglington.
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Measurement of wells and springs, June 14, 1935 Measurement of the flow from the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. wells and springs on June 14, 1935
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken, October 12, 1945 While Las Vegas was experiencing a water shortage, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should not protest the drilling of new wells as this might incite hostility. A water district may be formed that would be able to...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to R. L. Adamson, August 5, 1936 Bracken had been trying for months to get the roof over a reservoir at the springs repaired, and now a dead rabbit had been found in the pool.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), May 21,... Discussion of running a pipeline from the small spring to the reservoir supplying water to Las Vegas.
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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 L. R. Maag (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), June 19,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Co. received complaints of trucks taking water from fire hydrants, wasting large amounts of water and causing water pressure to drop.
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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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