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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Calvin (Omaha), November 2, 1921


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Details about a new well on Union Pacific Railroad property.

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Box 15 Folder R11 Wells & Spring Railroad Company


hln000628. 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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Re: Artesian Well. Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2, 1921. Mr. E. E. Calvin, Vice-President Union Pacific System, Omaha, Neb. Enclosed are some pictures of the artesian well just finished back of the Roundhouse. This well has an artesian flow of about 15 miners inches, and 90 pound pressure, air test developed 930 gallons per minute. I do not believe it will ever be possible to ever pump the well dry. This well will prove quite an asset in any time of trouble with our springs or pipe Iine. Very truly yours, Vice-Pres. & Agent. WRE: LD Enc: