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Promotional Brochure - Las Vegas and Clark County Nevada - farming in the Desert
Promotional Brochure - Las Vegas and Clark County Nevada - farming in the Desert


 
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Price: $150.00

Bibliography:
Las Vegas Building and Land Co Chamber of Commerce. Las Vegas NV. 1927
Keywords:
City Planning, Agronomy, Advertising and Promotion, Boulder Dam, Las Vegas
Condition:
Vertical letter fold at center.

In June 1905 the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake railroad staked off a town site near the Vegas Springs, that subsequently became the principle part of Las Vegas. By 1927 the population had grown to 5,000+

Product Code: 20200562

Description
 
16pp. booklet with large images from photographs of the area throughout.  The narrative begins with extensive geographic and geological information on Las Vegas and Clark County. This is followed by captioned images of town centers and quickly moving to several pages of captioned images of various agricultural projects dubbed "desert outside the fence - farm within" Scenes of grapes, alfalfa, fig trees, apricots, olives, walnuts and much more. This is followed by images of recreational and industrial areas and concluding with the Basin Site of the reservoir at the location planned for the Boulder Canyon Dam. The final page of narrative written by the Chamber of Commerce emphasizes why one would want to live in Las Vegas including cheap power.  Measures 8 1/2" x 11".