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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Water Supply Line]

Description: Photograph of a concrete water main with a crane in the background. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Line from Sunset sta to new reservoir. 4/7/51"
Date: April 7, 1951
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

[Turtle Creek Pumping Station]

Description: Photograph of interior of the Turtle Creek Pumping Station. In the photograph, eight clocks are attached to the leftmost wall. A winding staircase is visible on the right. Below the clocks is a desk. On the right, Handwritten note on reverse: "Turtle Creek Pumping Station 15 MGD Tod pump on right."
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[White Rock Lake Pump Station]

Description: Photograph of the White Rock Lake Pump Station taken from across the lake. In the photograph, a man stands next to a tree.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Sedimentation Basin at White Rock]

Description: Photograph of a sedimentation basin at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. A water tower and building are visible behind the basin.
Date: unknown
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

[White Rock Pumping Station]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the White Rock Pumping Station building. Rubble surrounds the building.
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

[White Rock Purification Plant Pipe Gallery]

Description: Photograph of a pipe gallery at White Rock Purification Plant. Piping lines the walls of the room. A typed note on reverse reads: "Pipe gallery at White Rock Purification Plant."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives