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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 Projects(Former) Fire Station - Mason,TX

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Rubble masonry construction with brick trim built in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRochelle School - Rochelle, TX

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School and the gym next too it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLauderdale County Courthouse - Ripley, Tennessee

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This three-story brown brick building is located at 100 Court Square in Ripley, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/19/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDodge City Bandshell - Dodge City, Kansas

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This concrete and cut stone bandshell is located at the eastern end of Wright Park - 71 2nd Avenue in Dodge City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEden Grammar School - Eden, TX

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One story brick and rock building surrounded by a rock wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBrady Creek Bridge – Brady TX

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The Brady Creek Bridge is a 270 foot long, 50 foot wide steel stringer bridge that carries US Highway 377 (also called N Bridge St) across Brady Creek in Brady, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS 190 Bridge at the Colorado River -- Lometa, TX

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A 1940 cantilevered Warren through truss bridge carried US 190 over the Colorado River between San Saba and Lampasas counties in TX. This bridge was built by the Federal Works Agency, and is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: 7/24/2015

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WPA ProjectsStephenson High School - Dripping Springs, TX

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By the 1930s, Dripping Springs Academy was too small to accommodate students in the town and surrounding area. Under the Works Progress Administration (WPA), local laborers built a new building to be opened for the September 1939 school term.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/10/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMurphy Park Lake Dam – Taylor TX

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Tyler Park (now called Murphy Park) has a nice lake thanks to WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gymnasium (former) – Taylor TX

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The old high school and gymnasium are now part of the Taylor Resource Center, which serves seniors and other community needs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsS. Broadway Culvert - Guthrie, OK

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This culvert is visible as you drive along S. Broadway in flat, farm country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSeward Road Culvert - Guthrie, OK

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This culvert is located south of Guthrie, near the intersection of N. Broadway and W. Seward Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsN. Broadway Culvert - Logan County, OK

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This culvert is located on N. Broadway, between the towns of Edmond and Guthrie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSimpson Road Culvert - Logan County, OK

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This is a small, rather nondescript culvert, but it is still doing its job after 80 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCharter Oak Culvert - Logan County, OK

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This large culvert is located on Broadway between the towns of Edmond and Guthrie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBroadway/Sorghum Mill Culvert (2) - Edmond, OK

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This is one of two culverts at this intersection, both constructed in 1939 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBroadway/Sorghum Mill Culvert (1) - Edmond, OK

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Roadwork and drainage projects were a focal point of WPA work in Oklahoma, in conjunction with the Oklahoma highway department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPresidio De San Saba – Menard TX

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The restored Presidio we see today is from 2011, not 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMenard School & Gymnasium - Menard, TX

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There has been extensive modernization to the entrances and they now have a new metal roof on this 1940 school and gym.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Brady, TX

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The historic post office building in Brady, Texas was constructed in 1936 with federal Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStone Culvert - Logan County, OK

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This culvert is located along S. Broadway, south of Guthrie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRainbow Lake Culvert - Logan Co., OK

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This culvert is located southwest of Guthrie, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoller Coaster Culvert - Logan County, OK

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This culvert flows diagonally across the intersection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsReeding Road Bridge - Kingfisher, OK

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This bridge is located approximately 9 miles east of Kingfisher on County Road 2940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPou Ave Bridge - Ballinger, TX

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Arched stone bridge over a small creek near the intersection of Pou Avenue and N. 13th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/27/2018

last visited: never

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