Lake Fort Phantom Hill Dam – Abilene TX

Description

New Deal funds aided in the construction a dam north of Abilene on Elm Creek, resulting in the creation of Lake Fort Phantom Hill. The lake continues to be “the city’s main water source.”

Sources do not indicate exactly which New Deal program(s) provided the funding and/or labor for this project.

Source notes

http://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/jun/21/wpa-projects-helped-during-hard-times/
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rof07

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 7, 2014.

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Location Info


Abilene, TX

Coordinates: 32.61619, -99.67175

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