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[Spillway and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-22) is of a lake near a row of buildings and a bridge being constructed. The second image (numbered P-21) is of a river between long dirt hills with piping along the top of one side. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Spillway and Bridge, Shops, Spillway from Core Pool, Borrow Pits, Dredge" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill North of Spillway, Core Pool at Elev. 528," both taken on 11-24-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Conduit Gate Preparation]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 320) is of a crew clearing mud out of a conduit. The second image (numbered 322) is of large valves being lowered by crane into a conduit. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Cleaning out North Conduit to Place Gates" taken on 07-12-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Assembling Conduit Gate Valves" taken on 08-01-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 101) is of a trench with water in it. The second image (numbered 102) is of men pouring water from a pipe into a trench. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 49" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Starting Hydraulic Fill North of River," both taken on 01-22-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Stoplogs and Dam]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 265) is of a concrete conduit filled with mud. The second image (numbered 266) is of a dam with people walking on the top of the dirt slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Part of Stoplogs Shot out of Right Conduit" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Slide at Sta. 48 Looking Northeast," both taken on 05-23-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Hydraulic Fill and Overflow Well]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 231) is of two pools of water separated by a small dirt dam. The second image (numbered 232) is of two pools of water and a dirt mound between them; the dirt mound is lined with pipes. Handwritten text on the images identify them as (top) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill South from Sta. 9" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill South from Sta. 15+50. Overflow Well Close in," both taken on 02-01-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Section of Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-26) is of a long dirt dam with water pooled on either side. The second image (numbered P-27) is of a pipe coming form a mound of dirt. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 36 Starting Last Section of Hydraulic Fill" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 30 Starting Last Section of Hydraulic Fill," both taken on 01-04-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway Bridge and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-30) is of a bridge built on a concrete spillway next to a building and some water. The second image (numbered P-31) is of a mound of dirt with water behind it. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking South from Top of Concrete Plant Near Sta. 55" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking North from Sta. 31, Bringing Up The Last Section of The Hydraulic Fill," both taken on 02-01-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Upstream and Downstream Slides]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 249) is of a shallow pool lined with pipes. The second image (numbered 250) is of a dirt slope with a pipe running along it; a pool of water at the base of the slope has a pipe running across it, perpendicular to the slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 37 Showing Slides Downstream" and "Garza Dam North from Sta. 28 Showing Upstream Slide Near Br. Line," both taken on 03-16-26 .
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway and Bridge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-24) is of a bridge being constructed on top of a spillway. The second image (numbered P-28) is of a bridge built on a spillway. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Spillway and Bridge from Downstream Side Looking North" taken on 11-24-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Spillway and Spillway Bridge Looking South from Downstream Side" taken on 01-05-26.
Date: [1925..1926]
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wagon Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 326) is of men working on a dirt slope with a lake in the background. The second image (numbered 332) is of a rocky slope above a lake. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam North from Sta. 31 Placing Last of Wagon Fill" taken on 09-29-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Downstream Slope North from Sta. 38" taken on 10-06-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway and Weir]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-8) is of a concrete structure at the top of a hill. The second image (numbered P-10) is of an excavated dirt slope with a section of concrete at the top. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking Southwest Spillway" taken on 06-15-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Excavation for Spillway Apron Spillway Weir and Headwalls Looking South" taken on 07-20-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dredge Discharge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 171) is of water in a dirt trench. The second image (numbered 172) is of a pipe on the edge of a river. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Discharge from Dredge Near Sta. 88" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Close up of Discharge Shown in 171" both taken on 05-28-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wagon Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 311) is of a dirt road with tire tracks. The second image (numbered 312) is of men spraying water on loose dirt, with horses and wagons in the distance. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking North over Wagon Fill from Sta. 25" taken on 05-17-27, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Looking north from Sta. 29 over Wagon Fill" taken on 06-06-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Borrow Pit and Core Pool]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 188) is of a field with a dredge in water. The second image (numbered 198) is of a long trench with water. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) Garza Dam Looking Northwest Sta. 78 Dredge and Borrow Pit" taken on 07-15-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Core Pool with Water Down Sta. 92 to 108 Elev. 521" taken on 08-10-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 225) is of a shallow river with dirt mounded on its banks and a crane next to it. The second image (numbered 226) is of piles of dirt with sticks in them, and a large pipe in the background. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill North from Spillway Elev. Pool 531" taken on 12-11-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Topping out Hydraulic Fill at Elev. 536 Near Sta. 46" taken on 12-17-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Borrow Field and Dam Shops]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-12) is of a river in a field with a small hill of dirt forming a dam. The second image (numbered P-15) is of a concrete spillway, buildings, and a river. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Hydraulic Fill on Cut-Off Borrow Field and Dredge Looking N. W. from Sta. 78" taken on 07-20-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Spillway Shops Looking South Borrow Field for Hydraulic Fill" taken on 08-21-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Clay Pump and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 207) is of men working with a large pipe near a concrete spillway. The second image (numbered 210) is of a river with dirt piled on its banks. Handwritten text on the images identify them as (top) "Garza Dam Pumping Clay Against South Spillway Wall" taken on 09-11-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Placing Hydraulic Fill Near Sta. 65" taken on 09-16-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Garza Dam]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image (numbered 308) is of a car on a dirt road next to railroad tracks on the shore of a lake. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Looking South Showing slide Sta. 25 & 28" taken on 04-21-27.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Spillway]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 195) is of concrete being poured into wooden frames at the bottom of the trench. The second image (numbered 199) is of men pouring concrete for a spillway. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Pouring N. End of Concrete Spillway Apron" taken on 07-30-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Pouring Concrete on Spillway Slope" taken on 08-15-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dam Slide and Break]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 271) is of a wooden structure and crane at the bottom of a dirt dam. The second image (numbered 272) is of a dam with dirt sliding down the side. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Slide at Sta. 48 Looking Southeast" taken on 05-26-26, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Slide at Sta. 48 Showing Break Near Top of Dam" taken on 05-31-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dragline and Slide Repair]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 273) is of a crane excavating a trench for a river. The second image (numbered 274) is of a work crew building a wooden frame at the base of a dirt dam. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Dragline Opening Up Inlet Channel to Conduits" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Repairing Slide at Sta. 48, Looking Southeast," both taken on 05-31-26.
Date: 1926
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Suction Dredge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 79) is of a wooden hull. The second image (numbered 80) is of a tiered wooden hull. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Building 20" Suction Dredge" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Side View of Hull for 20" Suction Dredge," both taken on 12-04-24.
Date: 1924
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Concrete Mixing Plant and Test Cylinders]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 161) is of a large wood and steel structure with a car parked in front of it. The second image (numbered 177) is of two men measuring a pile of dirt. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Gravel Screening and Concrete Mixing Plant" taken on 05-18-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Measuring Slump before Moulding Test Cylinders" taken on 06-04-26.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives