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On May 6, 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to employ the millions of Americans left unemployed by economic depression. This category is to waymark the projects created by the people employed by the WPA agency.
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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Water Tower - Sulphur, OK

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The Sulphur water tower is one of many built by the WPA in the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/14/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoy B. Inks Bridge - Llano, TX

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The mammoth concrete pier structures of the State Highway 71 bridge are just downstream from the dam and support four Parker through-truss steel spans high above the Llano River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) Llano County Public Library - Llano, TX

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The building is currently used as the Llano County Clerk’s office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHwy 16 Roadside Park - Fredericksburg, TX

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A small roadside park on the West side of Highway 16 about a mile South of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMurdaugh Hall - Univ. of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK

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Murdaugh Hall is a dormitory built in 1936 by the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/5/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAlamo Grounds Improvements – San Antonio TX

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A timeline mural board on the west side of the Alamo Museum indicates that “depression-era public works projects” built the walls that now encompass the grounds of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building/Post Office Murals – San Antonio TX

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A beautiful, 16 panel mural titled “San Antonio’s Importance in History” adorns the walls of the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building (formerly the main U.S. Post Office) in downtown San Antonio Texas. The murals were fully restored in 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building/Post Office – San Antonio TX

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Today this building is known as the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building, but a small post office branch is still operating in the building. The building was completed in 1936 and opened in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (10) - Luther, OK

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Another much-needed culvert along Coffee Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (9) - Luther, OK

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This is another of the valuable rural culverts that kept these farm-to-market roads open during the Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (8) - Luther, OK

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This is another of the many WPA culverts along Coffee Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (7) - Luther, OK

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This culvert carries run-off from nearby Coon Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (5) - Oklahoma County, OK

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This is one of several culverts along Coffee Creek, providing flood relief from a nearby creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (4) - Oklahoma County, OK

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Keeping the Section Roads from flooding, these culverts provide a vital service to rural Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (3) - Oklahoma County, OK

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One of 2512 culverts constructed in Oklahoma by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (6) - Luther, OK

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This is another of the culverts across Coffee Creek Road, handling run-off from a creek to the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (2) - Oklahoma County, OK

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This WPA culvert serves a vital purpose in controlling water run-off in rural Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (1) - Oklahoma County, OK

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This is one of the thousands of culverts constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHiwassee/Coffee Creek Culvert - Arcadia, OK

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This is a large culvert which handles water crossing the intersection of Hiwassee Road and Coffee Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHiwassee (3) Culvert - Arcadia, OK

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This is one of several culverts in a three mile stretch of Hiwassee Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHiwassee (2) Culvert - Arcadia, OK

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One of over 2500 culverts constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEast Edmond Bridge - Edmond, OK

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This bridge is located two miles east of I-35 between Edmond and Arcadia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDouglas Road Bridge - Oklahoma County, OK

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This is a beautiful example of WPA construction on Oklahoma roads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHidden Culvert - Arcadia, OK

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Sometimes you have to really dig deep to find these culverts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAnderson-Coffee Creek Culvert - Arcadia, OK

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This culvert was built a year or two before the others in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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