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[Blanket and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 306) is of a dirt slope with trees at its base. The first image (numbered 307) is of a trench with some shallow pools of water. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam South from Sta. 13 Pumping Blanket on Down. Slope" taken on 03-22-27 and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 25 Hydraulic Fill" taken on 04-21-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Borrow Pits and Wagon Pits]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 309) is of a rocky slope with pools of water at the bottom and a lake in the distance. The second image (numbered 310) is of railroad tracks at the top of a rocky slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North over Borrow Pits from Sta. 41" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 16 over Wagon Pits," both taken on 05-17-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Catchbasin]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image (numbered 340) is of a concrete catchbasin in a shallow trench. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as: "Garza Dam Type of Catchbasins Used on Berms" taken on 12-29-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Clay Blanket]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 302) is of a dirt slope with pipes at the bottom of it. The second image (numbered 305) is of a dirt plateau with pipe and steel pieces at the top of a hill. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam South from Sta. 19 Pumping Clay Blanket on Downstream Slope" taken on 02-07-27 and (bottom) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 31 Downstream Blanket to Right" taken on 03-22-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Clay Puddling and Wagon Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 315) is of men fixing large cracks in a dirt surface. The second image is of a man with three horses and a wagon. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Puddling Clay into Cracks after Slide" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Placing Wagon Fill at Elev. 530 Sta. 18 North," both taken on 06-28-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Conduit Gate Preparation]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 320) is of a crew clearing mud out of a conduit. The second image (numbered 322) is of large valves being lowered by crane into a conduit. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Cleaning out North Conduit to Place Gates" taken on 07-12-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Assembling Conduit Gate Valves" taken on 08-01-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Dam Slide and Blanket]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 319) is of men working to repair a large crack in a dirt plateau. The second image (numbered 321) is of pieces of pipe at the bottom of a dirt slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 24 at Slide" taken on 07-10-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 25 Pumping Blanket on Downstream Slope" taken on 09-22-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Downstream Berm and Earth Blanket]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 333) is of a dirt slope leading down into a lake. The second image (numbered 336) is of a road at the top of a slope with a rock barrier on one side and a guard rail on the other. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam North along Downstream Berm from Sta. 38" taken on 10-12-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 38 Earth Blanket on each Slope" taken on 12-29-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Downstream Slope and Borrow Pits]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 337) is of a shallow river at the base of a small dirt dam. The second image (numbered 338) is of a dirt plateau. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Downstream Slope South from Sta. 6" and (bottom) "Garza Dam South across Team Borrow Pits from 1000' W. Sta. 0," both taken on 12-29-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Garza Dam]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image (numbered 308) is of a car on a dirt road next to railroad tracks on the shore of a lake. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Looking South Showing slide Sta. 25 & 28" taken on 04-21-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Garza Dam After Storm]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 303) is of a lake at the bottom of a slope covered with rocks, with telephone poles partially submerged in the water. The second image (numbered 304) is of waves hitting a rock slope, with a dam spillway and bridge in the distance. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North from Stoplog Tower after Storm" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking Northeast from Sta. 95 after Storm," both taken on 03-01-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Garza Dam Slide]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 313) is of a crack in a dirt road. The second image (numbered 314) is of a car on a dirt road near a large crack in the dirt. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Slide after 10 hrs Movement, North from Sta. 28" taken on 06-10-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Slide Sta. 28 North one day later" taken on 06-11-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Gatehouse]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image is of a brick gatehouse next to railroad tracks near a lake. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Gate House" taken on 10-03-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Gatehouse and Conduit]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 325) is of a gatehouse being constructed at the top of a dam near railroad tracks. The second image (numbered 328) is of conduits at the base of a dam. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Gatehouse Construction" taken on 08-18-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Downstream End of Outlet Conduits" taken on 10-03-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Pumping Upstream Blanket]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 323) is of a railroad track near a lake, with men placing rocks on the slope below the tracks. The second image (numbered 324) is of railroad tracks on a slope near a lake. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 29 Pumping Upstream Blanket" taken on 08-05-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 31 Pumping Upstream Blanket to El. 522, Sta. 50 + 20" taken on 08-18-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

Report on the Completion of Garza Dam

Description: Report describing the construction and completion of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas, resulting in the creation of Lake Dallas. It includes pages of inserted photographs and a fold-out technical drawing that shows a "Typical Section of Completed Fill Between Stas. 15 & 30."
Date: November 12, 1927
Creator: Hawley, John B. & Floyd, O. N.

[Riprap and Roadway]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 334) is of a rock barrier on the left side of a road, with a guard rail on the other side. The second image (numbered 335) is of a rock barrier beginning on the left side of a road and continuing down a slope to a lake. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Rock Riprap and Roadway North from Sta. 78" and (bottom) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 38 Riprap and Upstream Blanket," both taken on 12-29-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Spillway Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image (numbered 339) is of a bridge at the top of a spillway. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Spillway and Bridge North from Upstream Side" taken on 12-29-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Upstream Slope]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 327) is of a river with a dam in the background. The second image (numbered 331) is of a lake with a tower in it. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Upstream Slope from Sta. 13 South" taken on 09-29-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Upstream Slope North from Stop Log Tower" taken on 10-06-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities

[Upstream Slope and Blanket Pumping]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 317) is of a dirt plateau with a dredge in a lake in the background. The second image (numbered 318) is of a dirt slope with a forest at the bottom, and a car at the top. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Upstream Slope of Dam from Sta. 14 South" taken on 06-28-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Pumping Blanket on downstream Slope Sta. 31" taken on 07-08-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities