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[Flood Water and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 147) is of water flooding a dam. The second image (numbered 155) is of a dirt dam with water behind it. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "1:30 pm Garza Dam Floodwater Going Around North end of Dam W. S. 491.6" taken on 04-28-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Bringing up River Section of Hyd. Fill" taken on 05-05-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Item Type: Photograph

[Flood Water on Street]

Description: Photograph of a car and two figures on a flooded street. A City of Dallas stamp is on reverse.
Date: July 27, 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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.)
Item Type: Photograph

Flooded Construction Area

Description: Photograph of a cordoned off area at the Dallas Love Field Airport. The concrete has been removed from one section, and that section is flooded with water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding Near Highway 10]

Description: Photograph of taken from Highway #10 on the South end of the bridge over Range Creek looking West. The area appears to be flooded. The tops of trees are sticking out above the water. The photograph was taken at 2:45 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding Near Isle de Bois]

Description: Photograph taken 100 feet West of Isle du Bois, looking Southwest. The area is flooded. In the foreground is a line of grass. The tops of trees are visible in the flooded area. The photograph was taken at 2:20 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding Near Isle du Bois Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken from the east end of the Isle du Bois bridge, looking northeast. The area appears to be flooded. The tops of a fence posts are sticking out above the water. A patch of grass is visible in the right hand corner of the image. Land is visible in the background. The photograph was taken at 2:25 pm.
Date: May 5, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph