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Water Tank – Melba ID

Date added: November 1, 2017

The Works Progress Administration built a water tank in Melba, Canyon County.

McClusky Health Camp – Buhl ID

Date added: October 31, 2017

The Works Progress Administration built the McClusky Health Camp for tuberculosis victims, in Buhl, Twin Falls County.  

Rural Electrification – Lewiston ID

Date added: May 18, 2017

The June 1937 issue of Western Construction News notes REA work in Idaho. “The REA has alloted $75,000 to the Clearwater Valley Light and Power Association, Lewiston Idaho, for construction of a generating plant of 800 KW capacity.” “The REA… read more

Boise Project – Blacks Creek ID

Date added: May 18, 2017

“The present construction features of this project are the raising of Arrowrock Dam [built in 1915] and spillway for additional storage, and the building of the canal system for the Payette Division. Work has been in progress on Arrowrock Dam… read more

Inspection Station (former) – Porthill ID

Date added: May 16, 2017

The historic former U.S. Border Inspection Station (and attendant garage facility) on State Route 1 in Porthill, Idaho was built in 1938 with U.S. Treasury Department funds. Living New Deal believes the structure has been demolished and replaced with a… read more

Municipal Swimming Pool (demolished) – Weiser ID

Date added: October 29, 2016

A municipal swimming pool in Weiser was constructed as a PWA project (docket #1077-DS). Located near the county courthouse, that pool has since been torn down and replaced.

Lakeview Elementary School Addition – Nampa ID

Date added: October 29, 2016

The 1936 addition to Lakeview Elementary was a PWA project (docket #1098-RD). The building remains in use as the privately owned Idaho Arts Charter School. The windows appear to have been modernized, but the basic structure has not changed.

East Side Elementary School (demolished) – Nampa ID

Date added: October 29, 2016

The PWA built this six-classroom elementary school in 1937 (docket #1093-RD). It remained in use until 1997, when it was demolished. The site is now East Side Park. Note: the Nampa School District history linked below indicates that the WPA… read more

Moscow High School – Moscow ID

Date added: October 29, 2016

Moscow Senior High School was a PWA project (docket #1078-D5), completed in 1939. It is still in use as a school today.