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[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

[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

[Installation of New Water Main]

Description: Photograph of workers installing a new water main. On reverse are four additional photographs. Clockwise from top left: Workers in a field with insert picture of unidentified man; construction of a building; water tank with buildings in background; workers installing a water main. Handwritten note at top: "Proctor Gamble."
Date: unknown
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

[Looking Northwest of Little Elm Creek]

Description: Photograph of Little Elm Creek taken at 4 pm on May 19th, 1935. Photograph was taken from Highway #24, on the east side of the creek, looking northwest. The water is flowing from left to right. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: May 19, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Looking West Across Farm]

Description: Photograph taken north of Denton Creek, near the Dallas County line. Photograph faces west across a farm and was taken at 2:45 pm. Trees are visible in the background. The sky is cloudy.
Date: May 20, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Looking West Over Fish Trap Crossing]

Description: Photograph of the east side of a lake taken at 6 pm on May 19th, 1935. Photograph looks westward over Fish Trap Crossing. Shrubbery and poles are jutting out of the water.
Date: May 19, 1935
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Filling Sand Bags]

Description: Photograph of several men filling sand bags. Trucks are parked on a dirt road. A handwritten note on back states: "Filling sand bags to use in protecting Fish Trap Road lake Dallas."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Working at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of eight men in work clothes standing around machinery on a track at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. A raised track is visible behind them.
Date: July 1962
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Needed Repairs to Bachman Dam]

Description: 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.
Date: July 13, 1940
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Operating Room at White Rock]

Description: Photograph of the operating room at White Rock filter plant. On the reverse is a photograph of filtering equipment for an operating room table. The equipment has many knobs and mechanisms. Handwritten notes identify each photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[T&P Bridge and Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of the T&P bridge and surrounding flood waters. In the photograph, a boat is visible floating behind a tree. Handwritten note on reverse: "May 1908 flood waters T&P Bridge remains standing tracks washed out."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph