View of Gregerie Channel and St. Thomas Harbor in 1941"French village, a small settlement on St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands." Photography by Jack Delano. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
The PWA and the Army Corps of Engineers made improvements to areas around St. Thomas Harbor and Lindbergh Bay. The work included filling swamp areas to reduce the incidence of malaria, and dredging to deepen and widen the “Haul Over Channel,” which connects the west end of St. Thomas Harbor to East Gregerie Channel.
War Department, Report of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, 1936, Part 1, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936, pp. 1625-1627.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on May 19, 2017.
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