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[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.
[Bachman East Bank on Discharge Side of Gates]
Photograph of the Bachman east bank on the discharge side of gates. The gates are open 30". There is erosion on the bank.
[Pump House at Transient Camp]
Photograph of a pump house in a transient camp at Lake Dallas. The pump house is small and close to the lake. A tree is visible in the foreground.
[Roland Stewart's Residence at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of Roland Stewart's residence at Lake Dallas. The building is surrounded by trees. People stand on the front porch of the home.
[Storerooms and Supply House at Transient Camp]
Photograph of the storerooms and Supply house in a transient camp at Lake Dallas. A standpipe is visible behind them.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River Flood taken at 12:50 PM, facing west on south side of RR embankment. In the photograph, flooding reaches over into a grove of trees.
[Powder Room, Transient Camp]
Photograph of the powder room used in transient camp at Lake Dallas. The building is small and simple. Trees are visible in the background.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River Flood taken at 12:05 PM, looking east on the south side of the RR embankment.
[General Headquarters and Mess Hall]
Photograph of the General Headquarters and Mess Hall in a Transient Camp at Lake Dallas.
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood taken at 12:10 PM. In the photograph, trees and telephone poles rise out of the water. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "May 5, 1935. 12:10 PM. Taken just east of Trestle No. 20206 and near water's edge looking east on north side of RR embankment."
[Trinity River Flood]
Photograph of the Trinity River flood. In the photograph, flooding is affecting trees and telephone poles.
[Standpipe for Transient Camp at Lake Dallas]
Photograph of a standpipe for a transient camp at Lake Dallas. The standpipe is approximately as tall as the trees surrounding it.
[Car In Supply Line]
Photograph of a car parked in a large concrete pipe.
[Car In Supply Line]
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."
[Cedar Creek Main Sewer Line Entering Trinity River]
Photograph of the, "Cedar Creek main sewer line entering the Trinity River," as notes a handwritten note on reverse.
[Abandoned Bridge]
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."
[Aerial Photograph of a Lake]
Aerial photograph of a lake. Logo in bottom right of photogrpah reads, "Another Squire Haskins Photo." A Squire Haskins stamp can be found on the reverse.
[White Rock Lake]
Photograph of White Rock Lake taken from a roadway. The lake is visible on the far left.
[White Rock Lake]
Photograph of White Rock Lake, a reservoir located in Dallas, Texas.
[White Rock Lake]
Photograph of White Rock lake, which is a reservoir located in Dallas, Texas.
[Fishers-White Rock Lake]
Photograph of Fishers-White Rock Lake. In the photograph, a man sits in a boat. A boy sits on the dock. The two are engaged in conversation.
[White Rock Lake]
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.
[White Rock Lake]
Photograph of White Rock Lake, a reservoir located in Dallas, Texas.
[Temporary Pumping Equipment at White Rock Lake]
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.
[White Rock Spillway]
Photograph of the White Rock spillway. In the photograph, water flows downhill from spillway. A leafless tree is visible on the far right.
[White Rock Lake]
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.
[Building in Flood Waters]
Photograph of a building in flood waters. A sign on the building reads, "Joe E. Lawther."
[Bridge Over Water]
Photograph of a bridge over a small body of water. There is a building in the background.
[Denton Creek on Old Road]
Photograph of Denton Creek. Photograph was taken five miles southwest of Lewisvile, on an old road, at 3:10 pm.
[Branch East of Creek Near Justin]
Photograph of the second branch east of a creek near Justin. Trees are visible behind a gated area. A car is parked on the side of the road.
[Flooded Areas]
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."
[West of Denton Creek, Across Field]
Photograph of Denton Creek at 3:15 pm on May 20th, 1935. Photograph looks west across a field.
[Sanger Pilot Point Highway while Flooded]
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.
[View Southwest of Denton Creek]
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."
[Stream Side of Trestle, Looking East]
Showing up stream side of trestle # 2026 looking east. Photograph of railroad trestle #2026. Photograph shows the upstream side of the trestle and faces eastward.
[Washout of a Dump on Highway #10]
Photograph of a washout of a dump on Highway #10, near the most eastern concrete bridge, in Clear Creek bottom. Photograph was taken at 11:40 am.
[Old Bridge Over Denton Creek]
Photograph of Denton Creek. Photograph faces south, toward an old bridge, and was taken at 3:11 pm.
[Wheat Washed Down]
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.
[Trinity River Flood]
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."
[White Rock Bathing Beach]
Photograph of a bathing beach at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, individuals in bathing suits lie on towels in a grassy area.
[Red River Flood in Gainesville, Texas]
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."