Von Hovenberg Olympic Bobsled Run improvements – Lake Placid NY

Description

“WPA work on this run is plainly visible to thousands of people who view the run under summer skies. The run has been made safer as the result of WPA work. WPA iced the run as required, manned telephone booths along the run, transported Bob-sleds and passengers to the top of the mountain, and repaired and maintained equipment and machinery. Photo shows curves improved by WPA in use.”

Source notes

http://newdeal.feri.org/library/photo_details.cfm?PhotoID=5728&ProjCatID=10454&CatID=22&subCatID=1093

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 4, 2016.

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Location Info


Bob Run Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Location notes: Approximate location

Coordinates: 44.219757, -73.920873

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