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Photograph of Mormon Temple Rock in the Las Vegas Wash, 1907 Mormon Temple Rock in the Las Vegas Wash, 1907.
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Photograph of Rockwell family members on the Old River Trail above Fort Callville, 1908 Mother and Earl Rockwell hiking above the Colorado River near Fort Callville.
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Photograph of wheel for pump, Franks Ranch, Colorado River, circa 1907 Waterwheel on the Colorado for irrigation.
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Photograph of people at Las Vegas Spring, before 1915 People with wagon and horses next to the Las Vegas Spring
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Photograph of the swimming pool at Las Vegas Spring, 1916 People swimming in a pool at the ranch at Las Vegas Spring, 1916.
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Photograph of Mormon Butte in the Las Vegas Wash, 1907 Mormon Butte in the Las Vegas Wash, 1907.
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Photograph of people at Vegas Wash, 1910 People and horse-drawn wagon in the Las Vegas Wash.
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Photograph of plow at Indian Frank's place, Colorado River, 1907 Plow and other agricultural implements in a field near the Colorado River.
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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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Photograph of Las Vegas Wash, May 1933 Las Vegas Wash in 1933
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Photograph of a Spanish rock house on the north side of the Meadows in Vegas... Entrance and outer walls of a Spanish rock house on the north side of the Meadows in Vegas Wash, 1909.
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Photograph of a farmer and horse-drawn wagon in the Virgin Valley, circa 1920s Man standing near a horse and wagon overlooking the Virgin Valley.
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Photograph of ducks swimming in Warm Springs, Moapa Valley, circa 1920s Ducks swimming in a Warm Springs pool in the Moapa Valley.
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Photograph of stone-walled ox pens at Fort Callville, 1907 Empty stone-walled cattle pens at Fort Callville, 1907.
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Photograph of a woman standing next to a water conservation sign in Jean, Nevada, circa... Woman in Western-style clothing standing outdoors in Jean, Nevada next to a sign on a post which reads, "Please don't waste the water, we have to buy it."
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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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Photograph of excavations in process at the Lost City near St. Thomas, Nevada, circa 1925
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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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Photographs of prayer dedication of the Boulder Dam site, circa 1931 Two views of the assembled guests present for the dedicatory prayer of the Hoover Dam construction site.
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Postcard showing burros on the Stewart Ranch, before 1903 A herd of wild burros drinking from the Las Vegas Creek on the Stewart Ranch
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Postcard showing Chrystal Beauty Well, before 1920 Chrystal Beauty well owned by F. W. Eglington.
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Photograph of groundbreaking ceremony for Southern Nevada Water Project near Saddle Island on Lake Mead Three men in front of a sign for the Southern Nevada Water Project, which included a pumping plant to take water out of Lake Mead and a water treatment plant. Left to Right: Asst. Commissioner of Reclamation N. B....
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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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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Frank Strong, May 4, 1945 Bennett believes that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should withdraw its opposition to the drilling of Robert Griffith's well.
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Memo from Al Folger about water flow to the Las Vegas Ranch, July 12, 1943 Al Folger lists the flow rate of the Las Vegas Creek following the installation of a weir to allow measurement.
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Letter from J. M. Murphy (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), February 18, 1948 The Las Vegas City Manager informs Union Pacific Railroad that it would no longer be providing the one million gallons of effluent to the Las Vegas Ranch for use in irrigation.
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Letter from A. M. Folger to H. A. Shamberger (Carson City), February 28, 1948 Request for the drill logs of area wells to see the probable chance of success for a contemplated well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to Howard W. Cannon (Las Vegas), May 4,... Mr. Johnson informing the city attorney that the land causing the mosquito problem was the four acre Stewart burial plot, and referred him to the Stewart heirs.
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Letter from Joseph Irving (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), February 27, 1948 Estimate for the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Work order authority for extensions and additions to existing property, September 6, 1939 Engineering department work order detailing work to be done and estimate for new well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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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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Comparative statement of water sales: First eleven months of 1935 and 1936 Month by month comparison of 1935 and 1936 water usage in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Mina Stewart (Las Vegas) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company, July 2,... Mrs. Stewart reminding the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. of their responsibility to provide water for the Stewart burial plot and telling them if the company did not fix the delivery problem, legal proceedings would be initiated.
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Estimate of cost for drilling well at Las Vegas Ranch, August 26, 1939 Cost estimate for a new well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, November 17, 1950 Lessees of the Las Vegas Ranch quit paying their rent when the water to the ranch quit flowing. Upon being reminded of the terms of the lease, they paid the rent, but asked for future water delivery plans.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 26, 1939 Letter confirming details regarding the drilling of a new well at the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to Charles McCall (Las Vegas), May 17, 1945 Bracken asking the city manager to require the more intelligent use of water in the Huntridge Addition city park to set a good example for residents.
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Letter from D. F. Wengert (Los Angeles) to W. C. Perkins, April 5, 1950 Letter indicating that the State Engineer may soon require the metering of the wells and springs in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, January 2, 1945 Notice of the opinion of Union Pacific Railroad attorney that it is possible to sell the Las Vegas Ranch while keeping the water rights associated with it.
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Telegram from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 19, 1939 Telegram informing Bracken that Union Pacific Railroad President Jeffers had approved the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. P. Massie (Las Vegas), June 10,... Letter to the manager of the Army housing project informing him of complaints about water waste and the city ordinance forbidding water waste.
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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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Las Vegas Ranch well log, circa October 2, 1939 Well drilling log for a well drilled on the Las Vegas Ranch
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) July 25,... Walter R. Bracken of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. approved of Knickerbocker's decision for the Union Pacific Railroad to provide Bishop Earl with water from Overton.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas Valley Water Project, later phase, circa 1970 Close aerial view of the Las Vegas Valley Water Project. Construction might be part of the Leonard R. Fayle reservoir and pumping station.
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Newspaper clipping, Water report startles, Las Vegas Review-Journal, June 14, 1945 Newspaper article about a recently completed report. Author opined that unless something drastic was done soon, water would be the limiting factor on growth in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Will Wittwer (Las Vegas), September 8, 1939 Letter informing Wittwer that he was responsible for laying pipe to direct the new water from the new well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), April 10, 1945 The Las Vegas Land and Water Company found it necessary to lock up the spring on the Las Vegas Ranch to secure it from squatters on the property.
 

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