Willow Creek Retaining Wall – Mason City IA

Description

An inventory of WPA project photographs compiled by Becky Jordan at Iowa State University includes reference to numerous public works projects undertaken by the agency in Iowa between 1935 and 1940. The collection of 1,271 photographs documents the variety and extent of New Deal related efforts undertaken in the Hawkeye State.

The Mason City park retaining wall on Willow Creek in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa (Project 3650) is included among the many WPA projects described in the collection.

Source notes

Becky S. Jordan, “Inventory of Work Projects Administration (WPA),” Manuscript Number MS-260. Department of Special Collections, The Park Library, Iowa State University. August 1993. 

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Location Info


East Park
Mason City, IA 50401

Location notes: East Park is the probable approximate location of WPA efforts along Willow Creek.

Coordinates: 43.1541302, -93.1848698

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