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[Flood Waters at Train Crossing at Turtle Creek]

Description: Photograph of Trinity River flood waters. Handwritten note on back: "May 1908 flood waters M.K. + T. train crossing at Turtle Creek; Cotton belt trestle in back ground."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Men Filling Sand Bags]

Description: Photograph of several men filling sand bags. Trucks are parked on a dirt road. A handwritten note on back states: "Filling sand bags to use in protecting Fish Trap Road lake Dallas."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[T&P Bridge and Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of the T&P bridge and surrounding flood waters. In the photograph, a boat is visible floating behind a tree. Handwritten note on reverse: "May 1908 flood waters T&P Bridge remains standing tracks washed out."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Train Crossing Turtle Creek Through Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of the M. K. & T. train in Trinity River flood waters. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "M K & T crossing Turtle Creek through flood waters May 1908 Cotton Belt Train in back ground."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood Waters From Train Track]

Description: Photograph of five figures walking on a train track with Trinity River flood waters in the background. A handwritten note on back of the photograph reads: "May 1908 flood Union Station at site of present structure."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood Waters From Turtle Creek]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River flood waters. The photograph is inside a black matte. Poles are jutting out of the water. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "Flood waters May 1908 M. K. + T. tracks and Alamo Street at Turtle Creek looking from Oak Lawn Ave towards the city."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[White Rock Creek Reservoir Sluice]

Description: Photograph of the White Rock Creek Reservoir Sluice. In the photograph, individuals stand in what appears to be a wire covered bridge. Handwritten note at bottom of photograph: "White Rock Creek Reservoir sluice. Reinforcement phase before concrete is poured. 6-15-10"
Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[White Rock Reservoir Sluice Box]

Description: Photograph of the sluice box at White Rock Reservoir. A pile of wood is visible in front of the box. A handwritten note on the photograph reads: "White Rock Reservoir south end of sluice box after forms had been removed 6-24-10."
Date: June 24, 1910
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Filter Control Table]

Description: Photograph of a filter control table at White Rock Purification Plant. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Filter control table, White Rock Purif. Plant, 1924."
Date: 1924
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Seven Views of White Rock Construction]

Description: Seven photographs of construction at White Rock Lake. Each photo is identified by a handwritten caption, including sedimentation, manifold systems, mixing channels, and pipe galleries.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Filling Sand Bags For Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of men filling sand bags for Fishtrap Road in Dallas. Typed note: "Filling sand bags for Fishtrap Road." Handwritten note: "Filling sand bags for Fish Trap Road."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Filling Sand Bags For Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of several men filling sand bags for Fishtrap Road. Typed note on back: "Filling sandbags for Fishtrap Road (3)."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of five automobiles and three men on Fishtrap Road in Lake Dallas. Typed note on back: "Fishtrap Road, 1935 (1)."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of an automobile and debris on Fishtrap Road in Dallas. Note on back: "Fishtrap Road, 1935 (2)."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of seven men and one automobile on Fishtrap Road in Dallas. Typed note on back: "Fishtrap Road, 1935 (7)."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Placing Riprap on Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of men placing riprap on Fishtrap Road. In the photograph, a car passes by on the road to the left while men work on the right side. Typed note on back: "Placing riprap on Fishtrap Road." Handwritten note: "Fish Trap Road placing riprap."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Flooded Areas]

Description: Photograph of a large body of water. Near the center of the photograph, there is a partially-submerged post-and-wire fence and trees running the length of the image. Trees are visible in the background and a patch of grass is visible in the foreground, at the edge of the water. Text on the back of the photograph says: "May 5 - 1935 2:15 PM. Taken from same point as No. 17 but looking North West."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Placing Riprap on Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of men placing riprap on Fishtrap Road. In the photograph, men work on the side of the road. A car is passing by on the road, which is situated on the left. Handwritten note on back: "Placing riprap on Firsk Trap [sic] Causeway by men of the Transient Camp on Sept 5, 1935 Lake Dallas Denton County."
Date: September 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Small Bridge on West Side of Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a small bridge on the upstream side, west of Lake Dallas. In the photograph, a man stands underneath a small wooden bridge. Rocks and wild foliage are visible where water would otherwise be. Trees are visible behind the man, who wears a hat and suit. Handwritten text underneath the photograph reads: "Small bridge up stream side, West side of Lake Dallas, 1936."
Date: 1936
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Water Department Employees at White Rock Plant]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Water Department employees at White Rock Purification Plant. A handwritten note on the reverse of the photograph reads: "Showing settling basin in background as water dept employees put White Rock plant into operation again."
Date: November 6, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Cover of Water Main]

Description: Photograph of a dray line covering a section of a new 30 inch main. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Drayline [sic] covering section of newly laid 30" main - near aerators at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Installation of New Water Main]

Description: Photograph of workers installing new water main at the White Rock filter station. Piles of rock and dirt are piled around the area. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "New 30" main installed between settling basin & pump stn at old White Rock filter plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Lifting Pipe Into Place]

Description: Photograph of a crane lifting a pipe into place. Handwritten note on reverse: "Lifting pipe into place for conn. between pump stn & clear well - Old White Rock purif. plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives