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Main Street Realignment – Oxford ME

Date added: June 29, 2022

A December 1935 article in Bangor Daily News reported that “The Department of Agriculture announced today presidential approval of five Maine grade crossing elimination projects involving $396,922 of the state’s $1,425,861 quota for that purpose. The projects were submitted by… read more

US 202 Railroad Grade Crossing – Monmouth ME

Date added: June 27, 2022

An article in the December 5 1935 Bangor Daily News reported that the Agriculture Dept. had approved 5 grade crossing elimination projects in Maine submitted by the State Highway Commission. “ON MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD Androscoggin and Kennebec counties, between Leeds… read more

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Fire Station 6 – Topeka KS

Date added: June 25, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built Fire Station 7 in Topeka KS.  “This station was constructed in 1935 through Works Progress Administration to service the growing Oakland neighborhood, and the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad yards, located just a… read more

Fire Station 7 – Topeka KS

Date added: June 25, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built Fire Station 7 in Topeka KS.  “This station was constructed in 1935 through Works Progress Administration to service the newly expanding areas of western Topeka, including the newly developed Westboro neighborhood located one block… read more

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DAR Memorial Ponderosa Pine Grove – Ashland OR

Date added: June 24, 2022

In the spring of 1940, Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees from CCC Camp Applegate planted 1200 ponderosa pines in an acre of land south of Ashland’s Lithia Park on behalf of a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution… read more

Fire Station 5 – Topeka KS

Date added: June 23, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built Fire Station 5 in Topeka KS. The building is apparently replaced. “Station No. 7 shares an identical floor plan and similar architectural features to two other fire stations in Topeka, those being Fire Station… read more

WPA-built farm-to-market road, Mabel, NC

Mabel Farm-to-Market Road – Zionville NC

Date added: June 23, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted extensive farm-to-market road construction and improvement work in Watauga County, North Carolina. A newspaper photo shows one such WPA road project “from the potato mountain section to Mabel.”

Members and award banner, Co. 323, Yorktown, VA

CCC Camp NHP-2 (former) – Yorktown VA

Date added: June 23, 2022

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp NHP-2 was created at Yorktown VA for the purpose of developing the Colonial National Historical Park (Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Battlefield, Colonial Parkway). Camp NHP-2 housed CCC Company 323, which had been formed in Fort Washington, Maryland, in… read more

Red Oak, NC Community House

Community House – Red Oak NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) constructed the Community House in Red Oak, North Carolina. The building, which is located on the south/east side of Church Street between Red Oak Blvd. and School St., is… read more

Pittsboro, NC Community House

Community House – Pittsboro NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) constructed the Community House in Pittsboro, North Carolina. The building is still in use.

Ayden, NC Community Building

Community Building – Ayden NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) constructed the Community Building in Ayden, North Carolina, with work completed in 1935. The building is still in use.

Raleigh Municipal Airport

Raleigh Municipal Airport (demolished) – Raleigh NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) constructed runways at Raleigh Municipal Airport south of Raleigh, North Carolina. The field closed in 1973 and the property has since been thoroughly redeveloped.