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[Superintendent's House at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of the superintendent's house at Lake Dallas. A family stands on the porch of the home. Trees surround the building.
[Looking West Across Farm]
Photograph taken north of Denton Creek, near the Dallas County line. Photograph faces west across a farm and was taken at 2:45 pm. Trees are visible in the background. The sky is cloudy.
[North of Denton Creek, Looking South]
Photograph of Highway #40, north of Denton Creek, near the Dallas County line. Photograph faces south and was taken at 2:40 pm.
[Spillway at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from a raised cement wall into a body of water.
[South Side of Highway Dump]
Photograph of the south side of a washout dump along Highway #10. Photograph faces west and was taken at 11:40 am.
[Spillway at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from a slanted cement wall into a body of water. The water flows from left to right. In the foreground, a wire gate is visible.
[Spillway at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows down a slanted cement wall into a body of water. A raised bridge is built over the cement wall.
[Spillway at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a spillway at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, water flows from an opening into a larger body of water.
[Flood Scenes at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a flood scene at Lake Dallas.
[Excavation Well]
Photograph of men working on excavating a well. The photograph was taken from above. Rock and rubble dominate the landscape.
[Construction Equipment at White Rock Lake]
Photograph of construction equipment at White Rock Lake.
[Intake Well Excavation]
Photograph of an intake well excavation.
[Construction Workers at White Rock Lake]
Photograph of construction workers walking on a wooden bridge at White Rock Lake.
[Construction of Purification Plant]
Photograph of the construction of a purification plant at White Rock Lake.
[Men Working at White Rock Lake]
Photograph of eight men in work clothes standing around machinery on a track at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. A raised track is visible behind them.
[East Lawther Entrance of White Rock Lake]
Photograph of the East Lawther entrance of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. In the photograph, a car is traveling from right to left. Trees are visible on each side of the road.
[Bachman Bypass Gates]
Photograph of the inlet side of the Bachman Bypass gates. The gates are half open (30").
[Vacuum Pump at White Rock Pump Station]
Photograph of the original vacuum pump at White Rock pump station. Some debris and piping are visible around the pump.
[Construction at White Rock Lake]
Photograph of men working on construction at White Rock.
[Boat on Trinity River Flood Waters]
Photograph of a boat on Trinity River flood waters. Handwritten note on back: "May 1908 flood waters ship crossing between Dallas and Oak Cliff."
(Site of Turtle Creek Pumping Station)
Matted photograph of flood Waters at Oak Lawn and Alamo, the site of the Turtle Creek Pumping Station.
[Flooding Near Isle de Bois]
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.
[Flooding Near Isle du Bois Bridge]
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.
[Underpass Station]
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.
[Concrete Bridge North of Clear Creek]
Photograph of the first concrete bridge north of Clear Creek. Photograph shows the washout of dump Highway #10.
[Underpass Under Santa Fe]
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.
[Flood Waters, Katy Crossing at Turtle Creek]
Matted photograph of flood waters at the Katy [Railroad] crossing at Turtle Creek.
[Flood Scene at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a flood scene at Lake Dallas. In the photograph, trees are surrounded by a body of water.
[Site of Turtle Creek Pumping Station]
Photograph of flood Waters at Oak Lawn and Alamo, the site of Turtle Creek Pumping Station.
[Small Bridge on West Side of Lake Dallas]
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."
[Flooding Near Highway 10]
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.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River Flood taken at 2:25 PM from the east end of Isle du Bois Bridge.
[Trinity River Flood]
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."
[Trinity River Flood]
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."
[Trinity River Flood]
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."
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at 12:40 PM. In the photograph, a stream of water cuts through grass. Beyond a number of trees is a body of water. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. 12:40 PM. Taken from same point as No. 11 but looking south."
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood at 1:15 PM, facing west toward Elm on Highway 10. The road is flooded.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River Flood taken at 2:15 PM, 100 ft west of Isle du Bois, looking southwest.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at 12:50 PM. In the photograph, telephone poles jut out of a body of water. The flooding is contained within two banks.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at 2:45 PM from the south end of the bridge on Range Creek.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood at 2:15 PM. The flooding reaches over a fence.
[Damages to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of the Bachman Dam, which is in need of repairs. In the photograph, pieces of concrete laid on a hill are damaged.
[Inlet Side of Bachman Lake Bypass Gates]
Photograph of the inlet side of the Bachman bypass gates. Both gates are open 30 inches. The photograph was taken before debris was removed.
[Inlet Side of Bachman Lake Bypass Gates]
Photograph of the inlet side of Bachman Bypass gates before the removal of debris. Both gates are open thirty inches.
[Damages to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of damages to the Bachman Dam. The concrete dam is cracked, with many pieces dislocated and missing. Grass grows between the cracks.
[Inlet Side of Bachman Lake Bypass]
Photograph of the inlet side of the Bachman Bypass after the removal of debris. The gates are closed.
[Trench in Channel]
Photograph of a trench in the channel of Elm Fork below California Crossing.
[West Bank]
Photograph of the west bank on the discharge side of gates. The gates open 30 inches. There is erosion on the bank. Several cars are parked next to the body of water.
[Ditching Between Pools Below California Dam]
Photograph of men ditching between pools at the California Dam during a drought.
[Needed Repairs to Bachman Dam]
Photograph of the Bachman Dam, which is in need of repairs. In the photograph, pieces of concrete from the dam have been dislocated. Grass rises up from the space where the missing pieces were.