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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 Lorenzi Park pond, circa 1931 Ducks on the pond at Lorenzi Park. Looking northwest.
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Photograph of flooding along College Avenue, North Las Vegas, 1962 Flooding along College Avenue, now Lake Mead, in North Las Vegas. From left to right, signs read: North Las Vegas City Limits - Please Observe Traffic Lanes; Retain Frank McNamee - Supreme Court Justice; Street signs: N Pecos St, E...
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Photograph of a pump engine, Tomiyasu Farm, Las Vegas, 1930's Pump engine used on the Tomiyasu Farm in the 1930's.
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Photograph of irrigation pump and water line, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, 1980 View of a water line and pump in the Amargosa Valley looking southwest toward the Funeral Mountains.
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Aerial photograph showing the construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino, circa February, 1971 Construction of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino looking southeast.
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Aerial photograph of smoke from flood cleanup operations at Nelson's Landing, September 1974 Smoke from three fires burning debris for cleanup operations after the 14 September 1974 flood at Nelson's Landing.
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Photograph of pondwater overflow at Whitney Ranch, circa 1950 Overflow from a pond that was constructed to catch rain water on the Whitney Ranch.
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Aerial photograph of Black Canyon, Colorado River and Boulder City location before dam construction, 1920s Aerial view of Black Canyon, Colorado River, and Boulder City location before dam construction showing elevation.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas Wash looking northwest, June 5, 1973 Aerial view of Las Vegas Wash at Lake Mead Blvd. and Pecos Street in North Las Vegas.
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Photograph of remains of early canals of the 1860s built by members of the Muddy-Cotton... Elbert Edwards and another man standing in a dry irrigation canal in the Moapa Valley.
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Photograph looking west through the remains of Saint Thomas, March 25, 1964 Looking west through the remains of Saint Thomas from near the remains of Jacob Baver's blacksmith shop.
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Photograph of signs of Erosion in the Moapa Valley, circa 1948 Elbert Edwards examines the soil in the Moapa Valley.
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Photograph of road washout five miles southeast of Las Vegas, circa 1931 Washout at 4-mile on the Boulder Highway, about 5 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, full view of high school, southwest direction, 1930 Aerial view of Las Vegas in 1930
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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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Aerial photograph looking northeast over Frenchman Mountain, circa 1949 Aerial view of Frenchman Mountain and a little of the Las Vegas Wash area. Lake Mead can barely be seen in the distance.
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Aerial photograph of sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, northward direction, April 16, 1945 Aerial view of the seepage in Pittman, Nevada looking south east.
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Aerial photograph of sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, April 16, 1945 Aerial view of Pittman seepage
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Photograph of flooding in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Flooding at Balzar and Lasalle in Vegas Heights. Flooding due to lack of sewers and drainage. There is some residue on photo.
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Photograph of dirt road with sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, March 30, 1945 Looking south through Pittman, Nevada towards Basic Magnesium and Railroad Pass. In the foreground area saturated areas.
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Photograph of flooded street corner in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Flooding at Lexington and Miller in Vegas Heights. Flooding due to lack of sewers and drainage. There is some residue at bottom of photo.
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Aerial photograph of Basic Magnesium Incorporated facility, southward direction, Henderson, Nevada, September 15, 1943 Aerial view of Basic Magnesium plant from the north
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Photograph of sewer seepage and distant structures in Pittman, Nevada, March 30, 1945 View of seepage in Pittman from the sewer outlet.
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Aerial photograph of Basic Magnesium Incorporated facility, eastward direction, Henderson, Nevada, September 15, 1943 Aerial view of Basic Magnesium plant from the west
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Aerial photograph of sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, eastward direction, April 16, 1945 Aerial view of Pittman, Nevada seepage toward the east. Side of building next tot he water tower reads ' Pittman Cleaner'.
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Photograph of sewer seepage and nearby structures in Pittman, Nevada, March 30, 1945 Seepage in Pittman, Nevada, showing liquid running on the surface. Sign on wooden building, 'Church of God'.
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Photograph of capped well and sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, April 27, 1944 Wellhead in Pittman, said to have been plugged with clay before being abandoned. Midway Casino visible in background.
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Photograph of ground with sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, March 30, 1945 Seepage in Pittman, Nevada with the Midway Casino in the background.
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Aerial photograph of sewer seepage, Pittman, Nevada, April 16, 1945 Aerial view of Pittman, Nevada, showing the sewer seepage.
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Photograph of Midway Casino and other buildings, Pittman, Nevada, April 27, 1944 Midway Well and Casino containing public eating house with kitchen opening onto basement which flooded with sewage. Restroom structure in center and BMI vehicle number 429 on right side of photo. Patches of sewer seepage are visible in lower right...
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Photograph of flooding on road in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Flooding at Revere and Hart Streets in the newly annexed Vegas Heights. There is residue on top border of photo.
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Photograph of structures near sewer seepage in Pittman, Nevada, March 30, 1945 Seepage in Pittman, Nevada
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Photograph of dirt road with sewer seepage in Midway City, Nevada, February 13, 1945 View looking north from the corner of Allen Avenue and Merlayne Drive showing saturated areas
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Photograph of flooding near homes in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Vegas Heights, newly annexed to City of Las Vegas. LaSalle and Lake Mead Blvd. Flooding due to lack of sewers and drainage. Residue at the top of the photo. Residue at the top of the photo.
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Photograph of flooded residential area in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Flooding at Lexington and Carey in Vegas Heights after a severe rain storm. There are spots of residue on photo.
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Photograph of flooded street in Vegas Heights, Nevada, 1964 Flooding at Hassell and Highland in Vegas Heights after a rain storm. There is some residue on photo.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), November 2,... Letter accompanying application for the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. to have permission to use the new well on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee to Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City), November 6, 1939 Letter to the state engineer accompanying the application to allow the Las Vegas Land and Water co. access to water on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), July 15, 1941 Bracken reporting to Strong that in relation to the water due to the Stewart family, a miner's inch equals 11.22 gallons per minute.
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Letter from Tiza and Mina Stewart and Evaline Stewart Stay (Las Vegas) to Leo McNamee... Copy of the letter from the Stewart family demanding reparations for damages caused by the lack of water which should have been delivered to them by the Union Pacific Railroad Company.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Walter Bracken (Las Vegas), December 19, 1939 Letter from the Union Pacific Railroad Co. lawyer recommending that the company not provide a settlement with the Stewart family, but to move forward with supplying water.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), April 1,... Bracken informing McNamee of the solution to the water delivery problem to the Stewart burial plot.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), February 6,... Letter referring to water received by the Stewart family from the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. A. Shamberger (Carson City), July 7,... Letter in which Bracken requests a definition of a miner's inch from the State Engineer's office.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), February 7,... McNamee informing Bracken that he has tried to meet with the Stewart family several times, but the meetings have all fallen through.
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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 Indian Frank's water wheel on the Colorado River, 1910 Water wheel on the Colorado River between Callville and Hesse Camp, Nevada.
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Photograph of people camped on the Colorado River in the Vegas Wash, 1910 People camping next to their wagon in the Las Vegas Wash near the Colorado River.
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Photograph of two men standing in the waters of Warm Springs, Moapa Valley, circa 1920s Two men standing in the Warm Springs in the Moapa Valley.
 

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