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 Decade: 1910-1919
A City Plan for Dallas

A City Plan for Dallas

Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Excavation Well]

[Excavation Well]

Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of men working on excavating a well. The photograph was taken from above. Rock and rubble dominate the landscape.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of a Triangular Drill]

[Photograph of a Triangular Drill]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a triangular drill elevated with wooden beams.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of a Water Pump at White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of a Water Pump at White Rock Lake]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a water pump in the water at White Rock Lake. The electricity supply is in the foreground sitting on the banks and attached to the pump further in the lake.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of a Waterfall at White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of a Waterfall at White Rock Lake]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man-made waterfall at White Rock Lake. The image is mounted on a black mat with an embossed design around the edge of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of Construction at White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of Construction at White Rock Lake]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of the reservoir near White Rock Lake. A pile driver is in the background.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of Construction near White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of Construction near White Rock Lake]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a clam shell unloader and cement storage near White Rock Lake. A man with a mule-drawn cart are in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of Reservoir Construction Managers at White Rock Creek]

[Photograph of Reservoir Construction Managers at White Rock Creek]

Date: October 1, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the three reservoir construction managers of the White Rock Creek Reservoir. On the back of the image, the names of the three men are listed along with their job descriptions.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of the Core Wall Excavation at White Rock Lake]

[Photograph of the Core Wall Excavation at White Rock Lake]

Date: July 5, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the core wall excavation at White Rock Lake. The image also shows the mixer plant and engine room.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Photograph of Two Men Working on a Steamer]

[Photograph of Two Men Working on a Steamer]

Date: [1910]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men working on a Steamer at White Rock Lake.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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