Fort Missoula Development – Missoula MT

Description

The W.P.A. conducted development work at Fort Missoula in Montana.

W.P.A. project info:

  • “Construct additions to buildings”
    Official Project Number: 13‐3‐91‐160
    Total project cost: $103,566.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Construct additions to buildings”
    Official Project Number: 13‐3‐91‐35
    Total project cost: $125,000.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Construct additions to buildings”
    Official Project Number: 13‐3‐91‐X
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Construct additions to buildings”
    Official Project Number: 13‐3‐91‐X
    Total project cost: $21,434.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Reconstruct and improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐91‐81
    Total project cost: $72,084.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Missoula, U.S. Army
  • “Reconstruct, rehabilitate, and improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 565‐91‐2‐14
    Total project cost: $62,711.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Missoula, U.S. Army
  • “Reconstruct and improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 65‐2‐91‐171
    Total project cost: $56,477.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Missoula, U.S. Army
  • “Improve and rehabilitate buildings, systems, water and sewer lines, and improve grounds”
    Official Project Number: 713‐2‐185
    Total project cost: $75,000.00
    Sponsor: War Department ‐Q.M.C.
  • “Improve buildings, grounds, and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 713‐2‐51
    Total project cost: $150,000.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Missoula, U.S. War Department ‐Q.M.C.
  • “Reconstruct buildings and improve grounds”
    Official Project Number: 765‐X1‐X‐2
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Missoula, U.S. Army

Montana’s Big Timber Pioneer newspaper reported:
“Fort Missoula is to be allotted $93,165 from war department and WPA funds, Mayor Dwight N. Mason announced. The money, for repairs and installation of heating plants at the fort, was obtained through the efforts of the military affairs committee of the Missoula Chamber of Commerce and the city council.”

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-102).

"Treasure State News in Brief"; Big Timber Pioneer, Feb. 10, 1938, page 2.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 8, 2018.

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Location Info


Fort Missoula
Missoula, MT 59804

Coordinates: 46.84374, -114.06289

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