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Las Vegas Land & Water Company (LVL&W), 1828-1976

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The Las Vegas Land & Water Company series (1905-1976). This series contains files kept by Walter Bracken, the resident Las Vegas agent of the Las Vegas Land & Water Company. Materials include leases of the railroad’s Las Vegas properties, as well as the construction, maintenance and management of the city’s water facilities. This series also includes Bracken's files of Las Vegas railroad operations. Bracken’s Las Vegas files were later transferred and incorporated into files kept in Los Angeles by the railroad’s General Manger, Manager of Properties, and Manager of Industrial Development, for railroad property and right-of-way in Nevada outside Las Vegas and in California. The series also contains the LVL&W corporate records, including Board of Directors meetings, correspondence, financial accounts, etc., which had always been kept in Los Angeles, as well as the later correspondence of the Las Vegas agents.




62.90 Cubic Feet (49 boxes)
53.08 Linear Feet
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Collection Number: MS-00397
Collection Name: Union Pacific Railroad Collection
Box/Folder: N/A


Materials remain in original order.