Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery - Burnet, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 30° 43.477 W 098° 23.098
14R E 558883 N 3399244
Quick Description: Work was done bhy the National Youth Administration (NYA) 1938-1941
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2020 2:31:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM12GZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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Long Description:
Living New Deal

"In 1938, the Public Works Administration, which had dam construction projects along the Colorado River in Texas, proposed the establishment of a federal fish hatchery in the area to provide fish for the newly created lakes. Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson arranged an agreement between the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries and the National Youth Administration (NYA) to construct the hatchery. The NYA established a camp at Inks Dam in 1938 and began construction of the fish hatchery in 1939."

Project type: Other

Date built or created: 1941

Location: Burnet, Texas Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery

City: Burnet

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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