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[White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph taken at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, the lake has dried up. A man is seated where a dock might otherwise be. A house is visible in the background.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Temporary Pumping Equipment at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of some of the temporary pumping equipment going into the old pumping station at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, a cement column rises from the ground. In front of the column, a man is carrying digging equipment. Piles of dirt surround the pumping equipment. The photograph was taken from inside a brick enclosure; the scene is visible through an archway.
Date: 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of White Rock lake taken from a bridge. In the photograph, a boy on the bridge looks over at the lake. Trees are visible in the distance.
Date: July 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
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.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Sanger Pilot Point Highway while Flooded]

Description: Photograph taken from the west end of a bridge on the Isle du Bois looking west at Sanger Pilot Point Highway. The road is dirt and is lined with grass. There is high water on either side of the road; part of the road is flooded. A group of men are standing in the middle of the road near the flooded area. The photograph was taken at 2:15 p.m.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[View Southwest of Denton Creek]

Description: Photograph of Denton Creek facing the southwest. There is a wire fence in the foreground and trees are visible around the creek. Text on the back of the photo says "5/10-1935, 3:15 P.M. View of Denton Creek same as No. 10 except looking southwest."
Date: May 20, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wheat Washed Down]

Description: Photograph of wheat washed down on the side of Justin and Ponder Road. Water had been over the road for a distance of about 2000 feet at the second branch east of the creek near Justin.
Date: May 24, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Trinity River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at noon. In the photograph, telephone poles and trees rise out of the water. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. Noon. Taken from middle of trestle No. 2026 looking east down north side RR embankment."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Red River Flood in Gainesville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Red River flood in Gainesville, Texas. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Gainesville, Texas. May 18, 1935. Overflow waters of Elm Creek, in the southwest section of Gainesville, just west of Lindsay Street. Objects in foreground are several mules, entangled in barbed wire fence, their heads barely above the water."
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing Above Dam]

Description: Photograph of a river surrounded on either side by trees. Near the middle of the image, there appears to be a dam across the river, made of sticks and natural materials. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "California Crossing 11-77,Looking Downstream From Above Dam."
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives