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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), June 12, 1939


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Telegram informing that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company crew repaired 108 holes in their main pipeline and gained a foot of water in the reservoir overnight.

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Box 15 Folder R11 Wells & Spring Railroad Company


hln000655. 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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J P M - Las Vegas Las Vegas - June 12, 1939 A-29. Our forces removed from pipeline 9 a.m. date, after patching approximately 108 leaks, some of them large around as a silver dollar. Gained approximately one foot in reservoir last night due in part to repairing these leaks. Please have water shut off on lease of William Mendelsohn direct ly across Clark Avenue from Gilbert Grocery Store as he has vacated. Please have strand fence around triangle south of underpass repaired. B-14 Walter R. Bracken. 9:25 AM