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[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.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Car In Supply Line]

Description: Photograph of a car inside a large concrete pipe. A typed note on the reverse reads, "A 90" supply line from the East Side Filter Plant will supply Southeast Dallas and Oak Cliff."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Abandoned Bridge]

Description: Photograph of an abandoned bridge. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Abandoned bridge across Elm Fork of the Trinity River between Fish Trap Road and the T&P RR Co. in Denton Co."
Date: unknown
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

[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

[Boat and Lake House]

Description: Photograph of a boat on the shore of a lake with a small house on stilts in the background. Dallas Park Department stamp on reverse names Jack Beers as photographer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
Location Info:
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives