Skip to main content

Search the Special Collections and Archives Portal

Letter from H. T. Whyte (San Francisco) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), February 7, 1923


Download hln000856.tif (image/tiff; 23.06 MB)



Creator: Whyte, H. T.




The fruit company was planning on installing a water cooling tower which would reduce their water use from 500 to 50 gallons per minute.

Digital ID


Physical Identifier

Box 13 Folder W23-3-3 LVL&WC (Report of R. G. Greene, Geologist)(re: water situation in LV Valley)


hln000856. Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1828-1995. MS-00397. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


This material is made available to facilitate private study, scholarship, or research. It may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity rights, or other interests not owned by UNLV. Users are responsible for determining whether permissions are necessary from rights owners for any intended use and for obtaining all required permissions. Acknowledgement of the UNLV University Libraries is requested. For more information, please see the UNLV Special Collections policies on reproduction and use ( or contact us at?

Standardized Rights Statement

Digital Provenance

Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room

Digital Processing Note

Manual transcription





P A C I F I C F R U I T E X P R E S S C O M P A N Y 65 MARKET STREET, SAN FRANCISCO. CALIF. L-2-3 H. T. W H Y T E , February 7, 1923 Mr. Walter R. Bracken, Vice-President & Agent, Las Vegas Land & Water Co., Las Vegas,Nevada. Dear Sir Yours of February 4th with respect to relief from water shortage at Las Vegas: As advised in our letter of October 11th, we have requested authority for the installation of a cooling tower for circulating water at our Las Vegas plant, which will reduce our consumption from 500 gallons to 50 gallons per minute. Authority for this work has not yet been received. However, we are taking up with the management, urging upon them the necessity for immediate action and assure you we will keep behind this matter actively in an effort to have the facilities installed at the earliest possible date. Very truly yours cc -Mr. C. F. Miller, Mr. W. H. Comstock