The W.P.A. worked to develop what is now known as Helena Regional Airport, in Helena, Montana. W.P.A. project info: “Improve municipal airport” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐91‐168 Total project cost: $201,345.00 Sponsor: City of Helena “Improve municipal airport” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐91‐71… read more
“Anita Dam and Reservoir, features of the Huntley Project, are located 6 miles southeast of Ballantine, Montana near Billings. This offstream storage dam was completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937. Water is released from Anita Reservoir into the… read more
The W.P.A. constructed an armory in Kalispell, Montana. The location and status of this facility is unknown to Living New Deal. “Construct Armory building” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐91‐114 Total project cost: $82,810.00 Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department “Provide Armory building” Official… read more
The W.P.A. constructed an armory in Billings, Montana. The location and status of this facility is unknown to Living New Deal. Official Project Numbers 165‐1‐91‐86 [total cost: $75,965.00. Sponsor: War Department], and 165‐1‐91‐X6 [total cost: $145,195.00. Sponsor: Montana State Armory… read more
The historic Babb-Piegan U.S. Border Inspection Station on Highway 89 north of Babb, Montana was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The rustic cabin-style facility was completed in 1993. Replaced in 2003 with a facility closer to the border, the… read more
The WPA worked to improve roads throughout Blackfeet Indian Agency [territory], Glacier County, Montana. $7,437 was allocated for such projects in July 1938 alone.
The WPA constructed the 9-hole Cameron Course at what is now Buffalo Hill Golf Club. From the Buffalo Hill Golf Club website: “In the early 1930’s, land was purchased where part of the Cameron 9 holes now resides. The Cameron… read more
The historic Chief Mountain (a.k.a. Glacier Park) U.S. Border Inspection Station on State Highway 17 northwest of Babb, Montana was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The rustic facility was completed in 1939, and also features a garage and pump… read more
The WPA allocated $15,019 for improvements at the Chouteau County fairgrounds in Fort Benton, Montana in August 1938.