Water Mains – Minot ND

Description

A water main construction project in Minot, North Dakota was undertaken during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $9,000 grant for the project, whose total cost was $18,645. Work occurred between November 1938 and June 1939.

(PWA Docket No. ND X1207)

Additionally, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) also constructed water mains in Minot between 1936 and 1938, as evidenced by municipal archive imagery.

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 152.

Minot, North Dakota: City of Minot Engineering Department Files, 1937-1938.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 23, 2015.
Additional contributions by Tom Steckler.

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Location Info


Minot, ND

Location notes: General location marker for Minot

Coordinates: 48.233, -101.292

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