Water Distribution System – Skagway AK

Description

Legislative permission was given to issue bonds for supplemental financing of the water distribution system in Skagway in 1934. Skagway was authorized to issue $40,000 bonds to supplement the Public Works Administration project 3961 in the amount of a $29,700 loan and $12,609 grant approved 12/28/1933. Construction began 5/1/1935 and was completed 10/1/1935.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. (Jan. 3, 1940). D.C. and Terr. District of Columbia thru Hawaii. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 219.

Slow Postal Service Puts North Back. (Feb 20, 1934). Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, p. 1, 8,

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 17, 2021.

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Location Info


Skagway, Alaska 99840

Coordinates: 59.4583, -135.3139

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