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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock and J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December 8, 1919


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The pipeline between the springs and the shops had burst. Two weeks had passed and still the water service was not working on it. Bracken requested that it be fixed immediately.

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


hln000849. Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1828-1995. MS-00397. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Telegram SALT LAKE ROUTE Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 8, 1919 W. H. Comstock, J. Ross Clark, Los Angeles Pipe line half way between springs and shops burst. Have tried for two weeks to have water service fix it. Has flooded the entire LV&T R.R. yard and storehouse so that it is almost impossible to get over there. Will you have same fixed today, if possible? Joint WHC & JRC. WaIter R. Bracken 9:45 AM