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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, Nevada, 1939 The waters of Lake Mead lapping at the base of the restorations of the Lost City.
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Photograph of Lake Mead and the Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1938 View of the Lost City from the approaching waters of Lake Mead during the spring of 1938.
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Photograph of Lake Mead at base of Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 Water from Lake Mead undermining a wall in the restored Lost City.
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, northward direction, Nevada, 1939 The Lost City restorations nearly surrounded by the waters of Lake Mead.
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Photograph of Lake Mead and Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 The rising water of Lake Mead damages a pit and dwelling of the Lost City restoration.
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, Nevada, 1938 Lost City restorations with Lake Mead in the distance.
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Photograph of Lake Mead and back of Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 View from the back side of the Lost City restorations looking out into the approaching water.
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Photograph of Lake Mead approaching the Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1938 View from the northwest of the Lost City restorations.
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Photograph of a grinding slab metate at the Lost City, Clark County, before 1938 Grinding slab metate at the Lost City with numerous holes
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Photograph of water seeping into restored pit and dwellings of Lost City, Nevada, 1939 Pithouse in the Lost City restorations undermined by rising Lake Mead water.
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Photograph of dwelling at Lost City, 1938 A restored Indian house at Lost City showing the lake only a few feet away.
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Photograph of Lake Mead beginning to cover the Lost City, June 1938 Lake Mead beginning to cover the Lost City in Moapa Valley, June 1938.
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Photograph of Lake Mead rising over Lost City, June 1938 The restored Indian house at Lost City showing the lake only a few feet away. This is a portion of the first house restored
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Photograph of a collapsing pit house, part of the Lost City restoration, undermined by the... Waters of Lake Mead seep through to undermine Lost City restorations
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Photograph of Lake Mead approaching the Lost City restorations, spring 1938 The waters of Lake Mead are approaching the Lost City restorations
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, southward direction, Nevada, 1939 View from the back side of the restorations looking south toward the approaching water.
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Photograph looking northwest through the remains of St. Thomas, March 25, 1964 Looking northwest through the remains of St. Thomas towards the site of the Lost City
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Map of Boulder Dam area and Las Vegas, Nevada, 1930 Map of the Las Vegas area showing water resources and some pictures of historic and tourist sites.
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Photograph of excavations in process at the Lost City near St. Thomas, Nevada, circa 1925
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, February 21, 1948 Discussion of drilling two wells on the Las Vegas Ranch to make up for the irrigation water lost by the City forbidding the use of effluent, and of giving up acreage for the Elks and a sewer treatment plant.
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Report, A review of the limnology of and water quality standards for Lake Mead, October... Runoff from the Las Vegas Wash had heavily polluted the Las Vegas Bay area of Lake Mead. This report offered recommendations for bringing the resulting algae under control.
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Report, Impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas Region, August, 1992 Projection of what would happen to the growth of Las Vegas when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor.
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to W. M.... Comparisons of water supply and use in Las Vegas with future projections. Document compares data on water consumption in 1931 and 1935. Link to Bracken's letter referred to in this document is in the references field.
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Report, Ground-water appraisal of the Meadow Valley area, Lincoln and Clark Counties, Nevada, July 1964 Detailed survey of the ground water resources of the Meadow Valley area. This is Report #27 in the Ground-Water resources - Reconnaissance series
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Report, Flood control in the Moapa Valley, circa 1934 Narrative describing the construction of a spillway in the Meadow Valley Wash by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, November 7, 1944 Meeting on water in Las Vegas. Discussion included the decline in water pressure throughout the valley, watershed recharge, BMI Water, a possible water district, well drilling, and more.
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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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Final report, Lake Mead monitoring program, July, 1976 Reports of water quality monitoring in Lake Mead
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Investigative report on underground leakage from artesian wells in the Las Vegas Area, 1938 Investigation of underground leakage of Las Vegas artesian wells.
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Report summary, The impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas region,... Summary of a larger report prepared for the Las Vegas Valley Water District projecting what would happen when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor to the growth of Las Vegas.
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Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin, Nevada, March 1945 Survey of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin with recommendations to curtail drilling and conserve water
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Report, Available water supply of the Las Vegas ground-water basin Nevada, 1965 Report on the available water in the Las Vegas area
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) May 20, 1942 Bracken's response to Jeffers who had asked about accounting problems. Las Vegas was undergoing a massive boom, and the urban growth represented the difference in numbers.
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The water resources of the Las Vegas Valley: a brief survey, March 27, 1931 Overview of the water resources in the Las Vegas Valley, includes maps
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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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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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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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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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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
 

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