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[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

[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 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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Operating Room at White Rock]

Description: Photograph of the operating room at White Rock filter plant. On the reverse is a photograph of filtering equipment for an operating room table. The equipment has many knobs and mechanisms. Handwritten notes identify each photograph.
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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