Ben Franklin Bridge Rail Line – Philadelphia PA to Camden NJ

In conjunction with what was known as the Ridge Avenue Connector, “the high speed electric rail transit line which connects the Ridge Avenue—Eighth Street—Locust Street Subway in Philadelphia with a terminal near the Broadway Station of the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines in Camden,… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Athletic Field (demolished) – Bloomsburg PA

Athletic field 1961

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of an athletic field at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Centennial Gymnasium – Bloomsburg PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Centennial Gymnasium - Bloomsburg PA

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Centennial Gymnasium building at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Navy Hall – Bloomsburg PA

Navy Hall 1953

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Navy Hall at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Shop/Storage – Bloomsburg PA

Shop&storage

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of a shop/storage building at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts – Bloomsburg PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts - Bloomsburg PA

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Tennis Courts at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Blue Knob State Park – Imler PA

“In 1935, the National Park Service created the Blue Knob National Recreation Demonstration Area to provide recreation to the people of Altoona and Johnstown. The Works Progress Administration employed local workers to build cabins, hiking trails and roads. Civilian Conservation… read more