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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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 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

[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