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Report on the Dam and Water Power Development at Austin, Texas

Description: Report about the reconstruction of the Austin Dam including appendices of statistics, graphs, and a bibliography, as well as the letter of transmittal and relevant city resolution.
Date: November 1917
Creator: Mead, Daniel W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Woman Standing on Dam

Description: Copy negative of Bunny Harris standing on a dam under construction.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Dam

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of a dam. The landscape of trees and brush surround the river.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of River

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of a river. The river's banks are lined with trees. There are a few roads, buildings, a dam, and a bridge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of City

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Manila, Philippines. The text at the bottom of the image reads "The Luneta, Manila, P. I. (040-1595-N-6th) (1-15-26-4PM)(12-1500)." There are mountains in the background behind the city.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Dam and Power Station

Description: Copy negative of a dam and power plant that pumps water out of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River into Fort Phantom Hill Lake.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lytle Lake Over Spillway

Description: Copy negative of a large spillway at Lytle Lake. In the foreground are trees under water. Printed across the top of the photograph is, "Lytle Lake Scene, One and One-Half Miles Southeast of Abilene, Texas".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of a Man Standing on a Railroad Track]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on top of an elevated railroad track. In the background are a line of trees and a tall pole is in front of the tracks. The photograph was taken by the Buchanan Dam. On the back are the words "RR Tresthe, Buchanan Dam [sic]." The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Austin Dam Flood Scene

Description: Water raging through the inoperable Austin Dam.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mansfield Dam under construction]

Description: Dam under construction. Caption on photo reads: "U. S. Royal Boots on Marshall Ford Dam. Brown & root-McKenzie Const. Co. Austin, TX." Construction began in 1937, and Marshall Ford Dam was renamed Mansfield Dam in 1941.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mansfield-Marshall Ford Dam Construction]

Description: Group photograph of "U.S. Royal Boots on Marshall Ford Dam. Brown & Root - McKenzie Construction Co., Austin, Tex."
Date: March 9, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Longhorn Dam]

Description: Photo of Longhorn Dam, looking southwest. Pleasant Valley Rd. crosses the dam which was built to provide water for Holly Street power plant. Austin, Texas.
Date: May 2, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Dam Broken after Flood]

Description: Photograph of a view southwest at the Austin Dam on the Colorado River after breaking during a flood.
Date: 190u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Dam Broken after Flood]

Description: Photograph of a view southeast at the Austin Dam on the Colorado River after breaking during a flood.
Date: January 1, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Dam Construction

Description: Photograph of the construction of a dam.
Date: September 3, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Three People Near Dam]

Description: Photograph of three people standing on a walkway in a river in Glen Rose, Texas. A dam is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell