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Fraser River Dam – Denver CO

Date added: June 8, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a dam on the Frazier River. The dam was part of the Denver water supply system.

Catch Basin – Alma CO

Date added: June 7, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a catch basin, part of the new waterworks in Alma CO.

Municipal Swimming Pool – Fort Morgan CO

Date added: May 29, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built a municipal swimming pool in Fort Morgan CO. The five-acre pool was built in a swamp area. The condition of the original, WPA-built facility is unknown to the Living New Deal.

Colorado State Museum Exhibit – Denver CO

Date added: May 24, 2019

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built an exhibit for the Colorado State Museum in Denver. WPA workers built a model of the Union Pacific Stage in the Transportation series.

Robert W. Speer Memorial Children’s Hospital – Denver CO

Date added: May 20, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Robert W. Speer Memorial Children’s Hospital in Denver CO. The building was completed in 1939. Today, the building is part of the Denver General Hospital. A cornerstone on the building reads, “Federal… read more

Road Improvements – Canon City CO

Date added: May 18, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built road improvements in Canon City, CO. The improvements included cutting and filling the road curves, and a bridge.

Hospital Building – Denver CO

Date added: May 17, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a hospital building for the Denver Hospital in Denver CO. The new building was named Samuel D. Nichols and was completed circa 1940. The current location and condition of this facility are… read more

Overpass – Pueblo CO

Date added: May 17, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built an overpass that eliminated a grade crossing in Pueblo, Pueblo County CO.

Gunbarrel Road Improvements – Gunbarrel CO

Date added: May 12, 2019

The Works Progress Administration made improvements on Gunbarrel Road in Gunbarrel CO. Pictured are work crews building deep-barrow pits for the trench along Gunbarrel Rd.

Stratton School – Stratton CO

Date added: February 3, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built a school in Stratton CO, in Kit Carson County, School District # 57. The reinforced concrete structure includes four classrooms and a combination auditorium and gymnasium, which accommodated 4,000 persons. The construction cost was $35,354.