38-529 E1 Paso, Texas Sept. 22, 1938
Dam in fourth canyon from north at base of Scenic Drive,
looking upstream at debris deposited by June 29 flood.
Note south win~11 has sink holes behind it which must
be puddled, same on upper side of crest.
~8-532 E1 Paso, Texas Sept. 22, 1938
Looking downstreet from end of Scenio Drive on northeast,
showing string of houses built in bottom of channel. Two
flood barriers upstream proteot this group of homes.
38-411 E1 Paso . Texas August 4" 1938
Upstream view of structure shown in 38- 410 . See 34-118a
and 34- 118b for vievrn of this structure when first completed
38-419 El Paso" Texas August 4 " 1938
Upstream view of structure shawn in pictures 38-417 B.nd
38-418" showing condition of silting "basin abovo spillvray .
E1 Paso, Texas
August 4, 1938
Three views of dry
one mile above mouth
of canyon third from
north. Note silting
basin abo '.~e this
structure filled to
There are ~/O rubhle
downstream in thjs
See 38-522 for
another view, taken
September 22, 1938.
38-402 E1 Pas 0 1 Texas August 41 1938
Above east end of Scenic Drive, looking tovmrd the city .
See 34- 113 for view at time of completion of this structure
38- 403 E1 Paso 1 Texas Aur;ust 4, 1938
Looking downstreaM at small check structure above Scenic
Drivo . Portion of east E1 Paso in background .
38- 404 El Paso I Texr.s August 41 1938
Looking upstr eam at small check structure above Scenic
Drive . Some erosion immediately be1mv lip of downstream
38-405 El Paso l Texas August 41 1938
Looking upstream at spillway structure near east end of
Scenic Dri va . See 34- 111 and 34- 112 for earlier views
of this structure .
38-406 El Pa.so , Texas Aur;ust 4, 1938
Silting basin above spill;- y shown in 38-405. Note debris
caught by screen or down-spout outlet . See 34-111 for
simEs.r vie>T taken ,iust after completion of structure.
38-407 El Paso, Texas August 4, 1938
Deta.il view of portion of spill crest and one wingv~ll of
structure shovm in 38- 405 and 38- 406 .
38-408 El Paso , Texas August 4, 1938
I.ooking upstream at spillway structure near northeastern
extremity of city.
38-409 El Paso, Texfls Augus t 4, 1938
Upstream view of structure above showing condit j on of silting
basin after 4 years service . See 34-118 for view of struct ure
just after completion .
38- 415 El Paso , Texas August 4, 1938
38- 416 E1 Paso .. Texa.s August 4. 1938
Two views in arroyo above structure shown in 38-410 .
These views show character of material carrwd by flood
waters that occasionally flow through these normally dry
38-417 E1 Paso , Texas ugust 4, 1939
38- 418 El Paso~ Texas August 4, 1939
Tv~ views of spi11vay structure near reservoir above
northeast E1 Paso . This is structure above which si nk hole"
shown in pictures 38-420, 38-421 and 38-422, was found .
See 34-110 and 34-108 for pictures of this structure just
38-423 El Paso " Texas August 4 " 19~8
View of structure at mouth of UcICelligon canyon .
38- 424 El Paso " Texas Auf,us t 4" 1938
Another view of structure at mouth of Melie lligon canyon .
.38-421 El Paso ~ Texas
38-420 El Paso~ Texas
AUGust 4~ 1938
Sink hole a~ove one of the
'spillway structures. This
is the worst defect found in
any of tho spillways.
August 4~ 1938
Close-up of sink hole ~bove one of the spillway structures
(worst defect found). (See 38-420) .; "8 - 422
38-410 El Paso, Texas August 4" 1938
General view of one of the typical spill ~~y structures"
which stands as a protection egainst floods near the east
end of Scenic Drive"" El Paso .
38-422 p)l Paso" Texas August 4" 1938
View along west of spillway structure" showing in the
diotance a sink hole that has developed as a result of
settling of the earth fill above the crest of the spillway .
38-519 El Paso ~
Sept . 22~ 1938.
Flood dam canyon
fur thest north ~
deposited at upper
end of stilling pool .
Flood filled this
pool only 2/3 full .
38- 522 El Paso~
Sept . 22 # 1938.
Third canyon from
north . View of
middle basinl shorring
and puddle of water
in stilling pool I
remnantR of June 29
flood . Slight indi cation
around north end.
38- 523 El Paso~
Sept . 22 # 1938 .
Upper check dam
bu il t without
concre tEl as a dry
wall . Has partly
38-521 El Paso, Texas
Sept. 22, 1938
Looking downstream. Dam in
second canyon from north, just
above city reservoir. Shows
deposit of boulders, gravel,
send, end silt. People are
already using this deposit.
They can secure any kind of
material desired from silt,
cloan Silt, to coarse boulders.
38-520 El Paso" Texas
Sept. 22, 1938
Sink hole above crest of
spillway at end of Scenic
Drive. Same dam as shown
34-121 and 121a
El Paso, Texas.
May 8, 1934.
Two views showing up-stream and down-stream of Southern
Pacific Railroad about 24 miles below El Paso where side
channel has virtually filled the culvert with sand.
Figure in picture is Supt. Hull, of C.C.C. Camps .
El Paso, Texas .
May 8 , 1934.
Location: Flood Control Project .
Above Soenio Highway looking toward the City of El Paso
aoross lower end of highway.
El Paso, Texas .
May 8 , 1934.
Location: Flood Control Projeot .
Above Scenic Highway looking up- stream from highway.
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