Rahway River Flood Control – West Orange NJ

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted flood control work along the Rahway River in West Orange, New Jersey, “from Joyce St. to the South Orange line.” The project was undertaken to “save property owners incalculable sums for many years to come.”

Source notes

"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; September 1936 issue, page 32. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 11, 2015.

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Location Info


Rahway River
West Orange, NJ

Location notes: Approximate location; could be East Branch, Rahway River

Coordinates: 40.778376, -74.277368

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