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[20" Suction Dredge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 167) is of a dredge in water, with two cars in the foreground. The second image is of a dredge with a large pipe attached. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam 20" Suction Dredge Headed South to Cut-Off" taken on 05-21-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam 20" Dredge Pumping Material for Hydraulic Fill" taken on 05-28-25.
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

[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

[Cantilever]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 158) is of steel rods being used as frames for pouring concrete. The second image is of concrete being poured into a wooden frame with steel rods. Handwritten text on the images identify them both as "Garza Dam Steel in Base of South Downstream Cantilever," taken on 05-16-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[City of Grand Prairie Tax Roll: 1925 to 1930]

Description: Tax rolls for Grand Prairie, Texas documenting real and personal properties during 1925 to 1930, including the name of each property's owner, taxes due, date paid, and receipt number. This volume contains information for property owners with names starting with "A" through "Y".
Date: 1925/1930
Creator: Grand Prairie (Tex.)
Partner: Grand Prairie Genealogical Society

[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

[Concrete in Conduit]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 112) is of a man pouring concrete into a conduit with a tall dirt wall on one side. The second image (numbered 115) is of a concrete-pouring mechanism in a trench with steep walls. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Pouring Concrete in Conduit Floor" taken 02-06-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Concreting Outlet Conduits Looking Downstream" taken 02-16-25.
Date: 1925
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

[Concrete Spillway]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 180) is of a concrete spillway with buildings behind it. The second image (numbered 181) is of a deep trench with men and horses at the bottom. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Concrete Spillway Looking Northwest," and (bottom) "Garza Dam Excavation for Downstream Slope and Apron of Sp'way" both taken on 07-10-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Concreting Outlet Conduits]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 116) is of a trench with steep walls with concrete poured into the bottom. The second image (numbered 117) is of a concrete-pouring structure at the bottom of a trench. Handwritten text on the images identify them both as "Garza Dam Concreting Outlet Conduits Looking Upstream," taken on 02-16-25 (top) and 02-23-25 (bottom).
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Dallas 2-b Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:48000
Date: 1925
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 32.94 -96.94
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Dam Shops and Spillway]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered P-5) is of a river with several buildings nearby and a concrete wall by the buildings. The second image (numbered P-11) is of a concrete structure being built with buildings and a river next to it. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Looking South, Spillway, Shops, Dredge and Borrow Pit for Hydraulic Fill" taken on 06-15-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Spillway, Shops, Borrow Field for Hydraulic Fill, Dredge" taken on 07-20-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dragline and Riprap]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 126) is of a crane near a large pile of rocks. The second image (numbered 205) is of men unloading rocks from a wagon and using them to line a dirt slope. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Bucyrus 24 Dragline Unloading Rock for Riprap" taken on 02-26-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Starting Riprap on Upstream Slope Near Sta. 40" taken on 09-03-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dredge]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 108) is of a suction dredger. The second image (numbered 109) is of pipes leading into a trench. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam 20" Suction Dredge Seattle No. 2" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Discharge from 20" Dredger Material largely Clay Balls," both taken on 01-30-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dredge and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 163) is of water and mud pouring out of a large pipe. The second image (numbered 164) is of a small trench filled with water. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Close up of Discharge from 20" Dredge" and (bottom) "Garza Dam Valley Section of Hydraulic Fill Looking North" both taken on 05-20-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dredge and Hydraulic Fill]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 119) is of men standing near a pipe. The second image (numbered 120) is of a trench filling with water from a pipe. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Discharge from 20" Dredge Near Sta. 30" taken on 02-23-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Starting Hydraulic Fill across River Channel" taken on 02-24-25.
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

[Excavating and Shooting Trench]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 106) is of a crane excavating a trench with water running through it. The second image (numbered 118) is of an explosion on the edge of a trench and riverbed. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Excavating Cut-Off Trench," taken 01-27-25 and (bottom) "Garza Dam Shooting Core Trench in Shale in River Bed," taken 02-23-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[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
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gate Tower and Core Pool]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 211) is of a valley with trees on one side, and the framework of a structure in the distance. The second image (numbered 212) is of a pool of water next to a brick structure. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Valley Section Showing Gate Tower" taken on 09-16-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Core Pool Looking North from Sta. 50" taken on 10-24-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gate Tower and Outlet Conduits]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 128) is of men working on an arched wooden structure in a trench. The second image (numbered 132) is of concrete conduits at the bottom of a trench with arched wooden structures on top. Handwritten text on the images identify them as: (top) "Garza Dam Outlet Conduits Showing Base of Gate Tower" taken on 03-13-25, and (bottom) "Garza Dam Outlet Conduits Looking Downstream" taken on 03-23-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gravel Blanket]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The first image (numbered 219) is of men unloading gravel from wagons onto a dirt slope. The second image (numbered 220) is of men with trucks at the top of a dirt hill. Handwritten text on the images identify them both as: "Garza Dam Placing Gravel Blanket for Riprap Near Sta. 100" taken on 11-24-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gravel Loading]

Description: Photographs taken during the construction of Garza Dam in Dallas County, Texas. The image is of men loading gravel into a truck. Handwritten text on the image identifies it as "Garza Dam Loading Gravel for Concrete" taken on 06-09-25.
Date: 1925
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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