One of Powell's boats with which he explored the Colorado River. School at St. Thomas, a settlement just outside of Overton, Nevada. The area was later flooded by the reservoir. 1933-1935 Courtesy UNLV St. Thomas Post Office. Courtesy UNLV From the Relda Whitney Leavitt Photograph Collection (PH-00162) -- Albert Frehner at his home in St. Thomas, NV Courtesy UNLV "a party of salvagers are almost too late in dismantling the last of the St. Thomas residences. (c. 1942) (photo by E. Edwards)" Courtesy UNLV Crew dismantling house 1938 Courtesy UNLV "Taking up track, advancing waters of Lake Mead in background" Courtesy UNLV Photograph of two women and a rowboat, St. Thomas, 1938 Courtesy UNLV A view of the advancing waters of Lake Mead through St. Thomas. 1938 Courtesy UNLV An adobe home in St. Thomas surrounded by water. 1938 Courtesy UNLV Ruins of the town of St. Thomas as waters of Lake Mead rise." Courtesy UNLV Salvage crew on a raft near the ruins of a building in the town of St. Thomas as Lake Mead submerges it. 1938 Courtesy UNLV A view of the advancing waters of Lake Mead through St. Thomas. 1938 Courtesy UNLV Fiddling while Rome burns? Picking figs while At. Thomas floods! "Elbert Edwards picking figs from an orchard in St. Thomas, Nevada as the rising waters of… "A wash tub left to its fate in front of the former home of Moses Gibson, prominent farmer in St. Thomas before Lake Mead 'took over.' In the background can be… Hazel Hall, Albert Hafner, Linda Hafner, and Ilene Hafner playing with an abandoned vehicle in St. Thomas. 1952 Courtesy UNLV Photograph of two women in St. Thomas, circa 1948 Courtesy UNLV "Left to right, Mr. John F. Perkins' daughter, Mrs. Whitmore; his son Jack; and Mr. John F. Perkins, looking at the foundation of the former schoolhouse of St.… "Remains of a swanky (once) car with a right-handed drive. This car was owned by Robert Bunker, now living in Las Vegas. Mr. Bunker's nephew is Congressman… 1935 Nevada State road map showing St. Thomas, and other towns now submerged under Lake Mead.