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Maps of geological surveys in parts of California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah lead by Lt.... Atlas sheets 58 and 66 from "Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian," showing areas in the western United States surveyed by the U.S.Geographical Survey in 1872-1873.
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Postcard showing artesian well near Las Vegas, March 6, 1920 Artesian well located approximately 4 (four) miles from Las Vegas, on a ranch. Water was used for irrigation.
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Photograph of train and water tank, March 7, 1920 Water tank for locomotives located near round house. Steam visible from train.
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Notice of special registration for bond election, Clark County, Nevada, 1953 Notice of the requirement of special registration by property and corporation land owners in Clark County to vote in the 1953 bond issue for the Water District. A list of registrars and registration places included on second page. The bond...
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Press release about proposed expenditures from bond issue, Clark County, Nevada, 1953 News announcement release of the Las Vegas Valley Water District's spending plans for money raised from a $8,700,000 bond issue. The list was compiled by the district consulting engineer, James M. Montgomery and included improvement projects and their estimated cost....
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, westward direction, circa 1920 Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, northwest direction, circa 1920 Aerial view of Las Vegas
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Ruling on application No. 12918 to appropriate underground water in Las Vegas Valley, November 30,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company protested to the application of Jack Wollenzien to drill a well near their well-field. The State Engineer agreed with the water company because of the falling water table.
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Memo from Oscar W. Bryan to E. E. Bennett about the water appropriation ruling, December... Attorney Oscar W. Bryan referring to the state engineer's denial of Jack Wollenzein's application to drill a well. The official ruling is referenced below.
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Photograph of Walter Bracken sitting at a desk in an office, May 1908 Photograph of Walter R. Bracken sitting at a roll-top desk in an office, probably inside the Las Vegas Post Office. Bracken served as Las Vegas' postmaster from 1904-1914. The calendar on the wall is for May 1908.
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Chart of monthly expenses and water revenue for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company,... List of monthly expenses and water revenue for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for January - May of 1947. Original collection: Union Pacific Railroad Collection 97-19
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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 William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to L. R. Maag (Las Vegas), June 12, 1953 Approval of the recommendation that the police department assign two officers to enforce water restrictions at the expense of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for the summer months as has been done in previous years
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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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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, April 19, 1950 Projection of the amount of water needed when planned subdivisions are completed
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Chart of coolers and recirculation pumps (Las Vegas), 1950 List of coolers and how many are equipped with recirculation pumps broken down by subdivision in Las Vegas
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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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Letter from Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter from the Mayor of Las Vegas requesting detail about water production and usage in Las Vegas. Handwritten notes on letter.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to R. L. Adamson, September 13, 1950 Folger recommends installing a remote pressure gauge in the pipeline away from the pumps, because when leaks develop the pressure does not drop at the pumps, making it harder to realize there is a problem
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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), July 9,... Smith explaining to Bracken exactly how the state measures water, and that a miner's inch is a very imprecise measurement.
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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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Letter from E. G. Tilton (Los Angeles) to George Wynecook (Bakersfield, Cal.), August 31, 1906 E.G. Tilton, Chief Engineer of the The San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, replies that the railroad company has no intention of drilling any wells in Las Vegas because of the abundance of spring water in the...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker to E .E. Bennett, October 14, 1934 Knickerbocker wanted to know how to proceed if Las Vegas citizens made an attempt to acquire the Las Vegas Land and Water Company through condemnation.
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Statutes of the State of Nevada passed at the special session of the Legislature, 1912 Chapter 140: An Act to provide a water law for the State of Nevada
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Letter from William Reinhardt to G.F. Ashby, October 11, 1948 Reinhardt recommends that the water company remain non-committal about the creation of a water district in Las Vegas until it is clear how it would affect the interests of the Union Pacific Railroad Company.
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Letter from George Wynecook (Bakersfield, Cal.) to E.G. Tilton (Los Angeles), August 29, 1906 Request regarding the availability of well drilling contracts in Las Vegas.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to F. H. Knickerbocker, October 20, 1934 Bennett agrees with Knickerbocker and MacNamee that they can do little to prevent Las Vegas citizens from trying to obtain the Las Vegas Land and Water Company through condemnation.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to F. H. Knickerbocker, June 27, 1936 Discussion of another attempt to get the water metering prohibition repealed in the Nevada state legislature. Bennett recognizes that the law was enacted due to abuses by the Reno Power, Light & Water Company.
 

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