From Black Rock Desert Nevada wiki
It was worked on and possibly built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
- Squaw Valley Reservoir (Wikipedia)
- Granite Range (1894, Rp. 1923) (UNR) shows Squaw Valley.
- Renee Corona Kolvet, Victoria Ford, "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada: From Boys to Men," Description of a CCC camp in Gerlach by Claude Chadwell. "Fisk Reservoir [Squaw Creek Reservoir] is still there"
- Geophysical Investigations of the Smoke Creek Desert and their Geologic Implications, Northwest Nevada and Northeast California