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[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

[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

[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

[Pumps at White Rock Filter Station]

Description: Photograph of pipes and turbines at White Rock Filter Station. A typed note on the back of the photograph reads: "White [Rock Filter Station] City of Dallas Worthington Pumps - Terry Turbines Installed 1922 by A. M. Lockett & Co. Ltd."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Ross Facing East From Lamar]

Description: Photograph of an intersection of Ross and Lamar streets in Dallas. The road is under construction. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read: "Ross - facing east from Lamar," and, "Used in April, 1969, [?] views."
Date: June 6, 1932
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
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

[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

[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

[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

[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