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A City Plan for Dallas

Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.

[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.)

[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.)

[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.)

[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.)

[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.)
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[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.)

[Turtle Creek Pumping Station]

Description: Photograph of the Turtle Creek Pumping Station. The photograph, which is inside a white decorative matte, is washed out. A handwritten note on the back reads: "[Trinity River] Flood waters 1908 (May) old Turtle Creek pumping station in back ground."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)

[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.)