Public Utilities Improvements: Water, Telephone, and Electric Plant – Ketchikan AK

Description

Public Works Administration project W1026 funded improvements to the Ketchikan waterworks ($7,307), phone system ($4,411), and electric plant ($4,140). Waterworks and phone system improvements were approved 6/22/1938 and the electric plant was approved 7/7/1938. Construction began during August 1938 and was completed between January 1939 and July 1939 on all 3 sites.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. D. C. And Terr. Dist. Of Columbia Thru Hawaii. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 219.

Fairbanks Shares Well in PWA Fund. (Oct. 25, 1938). The Alaska Miner, p. 15.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 11, 2021.

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Location Info


Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Location notes: General location marker.

Coordinates: 55.471423, -131.815016

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