Road Improvements – Ogdensburg NY

Description

In Ogdensburg, New York the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) resurfaced five miles of roads with blacktop and removed three miles of abandoned trolley tracks. At least 27 streets in the city were impacted by WPA improvement work.

Source notes

"Herzog Defends WPA ..." Ogdensburg Journal, Aug. 14, 1941, page 4.
http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn84031165/1941-08-14/ed-1/seq-4/

"27 Streets in City to Be Improved by the WPA." Ogdensburg Journal, Nov. 22, 1935, page 3.
http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn89071106/1935-11-22/ed-1/seq-3/

http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn89071106/1936-06-23/ed-1/seq-7/

http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn89071106/1937-02-13/ed-1/seq-12/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 26, 2015.

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Location Info


Ogdensburg, NY

Location notes: General location marker for Ogdensburg

Coordinates: 44.694, -75.486

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