Reservoir – Wrangell AK

Description

Public Works Administration (PWA) project 4484 funded a new reservoir for Wrangell with a $32,000 loan and a $$12,487 grant approved 6/20/1934. Construction began 2/7/1935 and was completed 8/2/1936. Art Anderson was awarded the bid for the new water dam to be constructed of timber with dirt and rock fill. The completed dam would result in a “reservoir of 36 acre feed” (Art Anderson, Petersburg Press, Feb. 8, 1935, p. 1). Foreman of construction was Oden Jensen.

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.

Art Anderson to Build Dam for Wrangell. (Feb. 8, 1935). Petersburg Press, p. 1.

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

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Location Info


Wrangell, Alaska 99929

Location notes: General location marker.

Coordinates: 56.2046, -132.0433

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