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[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

[Pipe Laying at White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of pipe-laying at White Rock filter station. In the photograph, a large pipe is situated on a truck bed. City of Dallas Official Photo stamp on back has note which reads: "General view of pipe laying between pump stn & clear well at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Pipe Laying at White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of pipe-laying at White Rock purification plant. In the photograph, a large pipe is laid across a truck bed. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "General view of pipe laying between pump stn & clear well at old White Rock purif plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Water Main at White Rock Purification Plant]

Description: Photograph of water main at White Rock Purification Plant. In the photograph, a crane is parked near the water main. Dirt has been dug up around the water main. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "Dragline covering sect. of newly laid 30" main near aerators - at old White Rock purif. plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Sunset Pumping Station Equipment]

Description: Photograph of equipment for Sunset Pumping Station. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Part of new equip. & piping going into Sunset pump stn addtn."
Date: December 23, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Pipes At White Rock Filter Plant]

Description: Photograph of a machine room in the White Rock filter plant. In the photograph, piping runs vertically on each side. One large pipe runs on the ceiling. Typed note on reverse: "Pipe gallery at White Rock filter plant built 1923. Photo in 1955 after reopening.
Date: 1955
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Boats at Lake]

Description: Photograph of several boats at the shore of a lake. City of Dallas stamp is on reverse.
Date: July 27, 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[White Rock Filter Building]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of the White Rock Filter Building. The building is situated on a hill. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "White Rock filter bldg."
Date: 1966
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Abandoned Bridge]

Description: Photograph of an abandoned bridge. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Abandoned bridge across Elm Fork of the Trinity River between Fish Trap Road and the T&P RR Co. in Denton Co."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Aerator at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of an aerator at White Rock Lake, as identified by a typed note on reverse. White Rock Lake is a reservoir located in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Aerial Photograph of Grapevine Lake]

Description: Aerial photograph of Grapevine Lake. Reverse is stamped with a Squire Haskins logo. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Grapevine Lake return to Henry V. Graesen 304 City Hall Dallas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Boat and Lake House]

Description: Photograph of a boat on the shore of a lake with a small house on stilts in the background. Dallas Park Department stamp on reverse names Jack Beers as photographer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Car In Supply Line]

Description: Photograph of a car inside a large concrete pipe. A typed note on the reverse reads, "A 90" supply line from the East Side Filter Plant will supply Southeast Dallas and Oak Cliff."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Construction of White Rock Purification Plant]

Description: Photograph of a man looking at construction occurring at the White Rock Purification Plant. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Lew - inspector for Maury & Maury also inspector at Bachman."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dam]

Description: Photograph of a dam located in Dallas, Texas. A handwritten note on reverse reads, "Serpentine."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Eight Views of White Rock Construction]

Description: Eight photographs of construction at White Rock Lake, identified by handwritten captions. Photographs include sedimentation, aerator, and wash water line.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Filling Sand Bags For Fishtrap Road]

Description: Photograph of men filling sandbags and placing them into the bed of a truck. Typed note on back: "Filling sand bags for Fishtrap Road (2)."
Date: 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Flood Water on Street]

Description: Photograph of a car and two figures on a flooded street. A City of Dallas stamp is on reverse.
Date: July 27, 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives