Water Supply – Gold Bar WA

Description

“An adequate domestic water supply for Gold Bar, Snohomish County, is assured under a recent Works Progress Administration allotment of $8,627, for setting up a project to construct a conversion dam and lay a feeder pipe to the town. The work … will begin approximately November 26, 1937.

In applying for the federal grant the town of Gold Bar raised $3,008 to buy pipe and other needed materials. The 25 men slated to work on the project will be drawn from the unemployed rolls of Snohomish County. The finishing touches on the dam, pipeline and the road which will give access to the dam is expected to be completed by March, 1938.”

The exact location of the dam and attendant road are unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

WPA Press Release [#337], Nov. 24, 1937, [page 38]:
http://www.sos.wa.gov/legacy/images/publications/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 26, 2014.

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Location Info


Gold Bar, WA

Location notes: General marker for Gold Bar

Coordinates: 47.856769, -121.697060

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