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Topographic map of master plan for proposed water supply system for Las Vegas Valley Water District, August 1960

Date

1960-08

Description

Scale [ca. 1:63,360. 1 in. to approx. 1 mile]. Relief shown by contour lines. Includes inset location map of Water District. 'August 1960.' 'Plate 1.' Las Vegas Valley Water District

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Map showing improvements made to the Las Vegas Valley Water District and vicinity, circa 1950

Date

1946 to 1954

Description

Relief shown by contour lines. Includes inset map showing the location of the Las Vegas Valley Water District Project. In lower left corner: 'Cole...O.' Boundary of Las Vegas Valley Water District marked in dark blue. Scale [ca. 1:126,720. 1 in. to approx. 2 miles

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Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District

Identifier

MS-00912

Abstract

The Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District (1918-1989) are primarily comprised of contracts, correspondence, and maps that document the establishment of a water distribution system in Las Vegas, Nevada that would provide water using the state's Colorado River allocation. The records include water main extension agreements, correspondence, and bills of sale for water main construction, as well as articles and correspondence documenting the groundwater shortage in Las Vegas. The collection also includes maps for water distribution systems and pipelines throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

Archival Collection

Water from the Colorado River

Date

1931

Description

Water from the Colorado River

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Map showing second stage plan of development for Southern Nevada Water Project, March 1981

Date

1981-03

Description

'United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.' 'June 1976. Revised March 1981.' 'Map No. 952-300-203.' 'Exhibit I.' Includes inset location map for project area. Scale [ca. 1:126,720. 1 in. to approx. 2 miles] . United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation

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Blueprint showing proposed pipeline for gravity water supply at Las Vegas, Nevada, February 16, 1905

Date

1905-02-16

Description

'Office of Chief Engineer, Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 16, 1905.' '2-18-17' hand-printed in lower right corner. Proposed pipeline is printed in red. Scale [1:6,000]. 1 inch to 500 feet. San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company. Office of Chief Engineer

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Chart of water production and consumption from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, 1926-1944

Date

1926 to 1944

Archival Collection

Description

Chart showing the available production, average daily consumption, and the maximum daily consumption of water from 1926 to 1944

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Map showing water connection for jail, Moapa, Nevada, December 28, 1914

Date

1914-12-28

Description

'Exhibit A.' 'S.P.L.A.&.S.L.R.R., Los Angeles Division.' 'Approved, [signed] E.M. Jessup, E. M. of W.' 2-T-167A' hand-printed in lower right corner. Scale: 1 in. = 100 ft.

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Chart of monthly expenses and water revenue for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, June 7, 1947

Date

1947-06-07

Archival Collection

Description

List of monthly expenses and water revenue for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for January - May of 1947. Original collection: Union Pacific Railroad Collection 97-19

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