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[Boat on Trinity River Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a boat on Trinity River flood waters. Handwritten note on back: "May 1908 flood waters ship crossing between Dallas and Oak Cliff."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood Waters From Train Track]

Description: Photograph of Trinity River flood waters as seen from a train track. Beyond the train tracks, which appear on the left, are flood waters and trees. The photograph is inside a decorative black matte.
Date: 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

[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

[Flood Water in Turtle Creek Pumping Station]

Description: Photograph of flood water inside Turtle Creek Pumping Station. Handwritten note on back: "1908 flood waters in old Turtle Creek Pumping Station water seceding."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Turtle Creek Pumping Station]

Description: Photograph of the Turtle Creek Pumping Station. The photograph, which is inside a white decorative matte, is washed out. A handwritten note on the back reads: "[Trinity River] Flood waters 1908 (May) old Turtle Creek pumping station in back ground."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Flooding Near Isle de Bois]

Description: Photograph taken 100 feet West of Isle du Bois, looking Southwest. The area is flooded. In the foreground is a line of grass. The tops of trees are visible in the flooded area. The photograph was taken at 2:20 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Flooding Near Isle du Bois Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken from the east end of the Isle du Bois bridge, looking northeast. The area appears to be flooded. The tops of a fence posts are sticking out above the water. A patch of grass is visible in the right hand corner of the image. Land is visible in the background. The photograph was taken at 2:25 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Underpass Station]

Description: Photograph showing the point at which the water reached at 7:30 am on May 18, 1935. In the photograph, a family stands at an underpass station. A car is parked on the left.
Date: May 24, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Underpass Under Santa Fe]

Description: Photocopy of a handkerchief held at the point at which reached water at 7:30 am Saturday morning, May 18, 1935. The photograph is of the underpass under Santa Fe on the Denton/ponder highway.
Date: May 18, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Flood Scene at Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a flood scene at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, trees are surrounded by a body of water.
Date: 1935
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

[Flooding Near Highway 10]

Description: Photograph of taken from Highway #10 on the South end of the bridge over Range Creek looking West. The area appears to be flooded. The tops of trees are sticking out above the water. The photograph was taken at 2:45 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River Flood taken at 2:25 PM from the east end of Isle du Bois Bridge.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at 12:40 PM. In the photograph, flooding is visible between two banks. A series of poles jut out of the water. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. 12:40 PM. Taken 1000 ft east of Trestle No. 2026 from RR track looking north."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood]

Description: Photograph taken of the Trinity River flood. In the photograph, flooding reaches treetops. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. 12:30 PM. Taken from same point as No. 9 but lloking [sic] south."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken shortly after 1:00 PM. In the photograph, plants are jutting out of the water. A riverbank is visible on the far left. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. Shortly after 1 PM. On east side of Elm. Highway No. 10 looking west."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives