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[East Lawther Entrance of White Rock Lake]

Description: 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.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Fishers-White Rock Lake]

Description: 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.
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[White Rock Bathing Beach]

Description: Photograph of a bathing beach at White Rock Lake. In the photograph, individuals in bathing suits lie on towels in a grassy area.
Date: [1950..1969]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Water Department Employees at White Rock Plant]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Water Department employees at White Rock Purification Plant. A handwritten note on the reverse of the photograph reads: "Showing settling basin in background as water dept employees put White Rock plant into operation again."
Date: November 6, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Cover of Water Main]

Description: Photograph of a dray line covering a section of a new 30 inch main. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Drayline [sic] covering section of newly laid 30" main - near aerators at old White Rock filter plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Installation of New Water Main]

Description: Photograph of workers installing new water main at the White Rock filter station. Piles of rock and dirt are piled around the area. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "New 30" main installed between settling basin & pump stn at old White Rock filter plant 11/17/52."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Lifting Pipe Into Place]

Description: Photograph of a crane lifting a pipe into place. Handwritten note on reverse: "Lifting pipe into place for conn. between pump stn & clear well - Old White Rock purif. plant."
Date: November 17, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Sunset Pumping Station Equipment]

Description: Photograph of equipment for Sunset Pumping Station. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Part of new equip. & piping going into Sunset pump stn addtn."
Date: December 23, 1952
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph