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Works Progress Administration. Construction Projects 1934 – 1942 Nelson County – Woodford County Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection University of Kentucky. Works Progress Administration Construction Projects 1934 – 1942.

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works progress administration
Works Progress Administration

Construction Projects

1934 – 1942

Nelson County –

Woodford County

Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

University of Kentucky

works progress administration construction projects 1934 1942
Works Progress AdministrationConstruction Projects 1934 – 1942

This visual display has been prepared to complement the promotion of the University of Kentucky Libraries’ Works Progress Administration / Work Projects Administration (WPA) materials collection.

Recognized as a Center of Excellence for its WPA collection, UK Libraries is committed to the continued development of the collection, acquiring material for both preservation and use.

Display Curator: Angelia Pulley

Full Credit Narrative - Posted on Wall

Photos and text included in this display were obtained from the

Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection,

Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

nelson co
Nelson Co.

WPA workers improve Fairfield Road, a farm-to-market road

nelson co1
Nelson Co.

Construction on Bardstown Street by the WPA

nicholas co
Nicholas Co.

Carlisle Armory under construction by the WPA

nicholas co1
Nicholas Co.

East Union Road under construction by the WPA

ohio co
Ohio Co.

City Hall and fire station annex constructed by the WPA in Hartford, KY

ohio co1
Ohio Co.

New County Courthouse constructed by the WPA

oldham co
Oldham Co.

Sligo Road under construction

by the WPA

oldham co1
Oldham Co.

Jericho Road, a farm-to-market road constructed by the WPA

owen co
Owen Co.

New Columbus School under construction by the WPA

owen co1
Owen Co.

WPA workers

crushing stone

at the

County Quarry

owsley co
Owsley Co.

Levi-Travelers Rest Road constructed

by the WPA

owsley co1
Owsley Co.

Farm-to-market bridge over

Cow Creek constructed

by the WPA

pendleton co
Pendleton Co.

Sewer under construction by WPA workers in Butler, KY

pendleton co1
Pendleton Co.

Morgan School constructed

by the WPA

perry co
Perry Co.

WPA worker shaping reinforcement for a concrete pipe

perry co1
Perry Co.

Dice-Rowdy Road constructed by the WPA

pike co
Pike Co.

Pike County Suspension Bridge across the Big Sandy River constructed by the WPA

pike co1
Pike Co.

WPA construction for a road paralleling

Big Sandy River

powell co
Powell Co.

Rosslyn Road improvement by the WPA

powell co1
Powell Co.

Concrete sidewalks constructed by

the WPA in

Clay City, KY

pulaski co
Pulaski Co.

Somerset Hospital under construction by the WPA

pulaski co1
Pulaski Co.

Oil Center Road bridge constructed

by the WPA

robertson co
Robertson Co.

WPA workers repaired and painted

Robertson County Courthouse

robertson co1
Robertson Co.

Bridge on Kentontown-Pickway Road constructed by the WPA

rockcastle co
Rockcastle Co.

Gouley Mountain Road construction

by the WPA

rockcastle co1
Rockcastle Co.

WPA workers constructing a reservoir dam

rowan co
Rowan Co.

WPA workers shaping quarried stone

rowan co1
Rowan Co.

Portable stone crusher operated by WPA workers on a road improvement project

russell co
Russell Co.

Jamestown-Greasy Creek Road constructed

by the WPA

russell co1
Russell Co.

Concrete culvert constructed on Front Hill Road by the WPA

scott co
Scott Co.

College Street road improvement

by the WPA in Georgetown, KY

scott co1
Scott Co.

Concrete stand-pipe, part of the stamping Ground water system project by the WPA

shelby co
Shelby Co.

Bridge constructed on Rattletrap Road by the WPA

Narrow gauge bridge constructed by the WPA across Clear Creek

shelby co1
Shelby Co.

Washington Street improvement by the WPA in Shelbyville, KY

simpson co
Simpson Co.

County Quarry operated

by the WPA

simpson co1
Simpson Co.

WPA constructed a new library and auditorium building in Franklin, KY

spencer co
Spencer Co.

“Possum” Ridge Road constructed

by the WPA

spencer co1
Spencer Co.

WPA worker building sewer trench shoring supports

taylor co
Taylor Co.

Saloma Bridge under construction

by the WPA

taylor co1
Taylor Co.

Saloma Road improvements by the WPA

todd co
Todd Co.

WPA workers grading a road with a team of horses

todd co1
Todd Co.

Gymnasium in Trenton, KY constructed by

the WPA

trigg co
Trigg Co.

School constructed by the WPA in Linton, KY

trigg co1
Trigg Co.

Cadiz High School and Gymnasium constructed by the WPA

trimble co
Trimble Co.

WPA workers sloping roadside by hand

trimble co1
Trimble Co.

Retaining wall near Milton School constructed

by the WPA

union co
Union Co.

Recreational Building construction by the WPA in Morganfield, KY

union co1
Union Co.

Quarry operated by the WPA in connection with the county’s Blanket Road Program

warren co
Warren Co.

Installation of water mains by the WPA in Bowling Green, KY

warren co1
Warren Co.

Rock asphalt street construction by

the WPA in

Bowling Green, KY

washington co
Washington Co.

Cistern construction at Mackville School

by the WPA

washington co1
Washington Co.

Mooresville Road under construction

by the WPA

wayne co
Wayne Co.

Municipal building constructed by the WPA from quarried native stone

wayne co1
Wayne Co.

Road leading to Lock #21 constructed by the WPA

webster co
Webster Co.

Webster County Courthouse under construction

by the WPA

webster co1
Webster Co.

African American school under construction by the WPA in Sebree, KY

whitley co
Whitley Co.

Jack’s Fork Road bridge construction by the WPA

whitley co1
Whitley Co.

Lodge at Cumberland Falls State Park constructed

by the WPA

wolfe co
Wolfe Co.

Campton High School construction by the WPA

wolfe co1
Wolfe Co.

Big Andy Road improvements by the WPA

woodford co
Woodford Co.

Leestown Pike

road improvements

by the WPA

woodford co1
Woodford Co.

Sewer under construction by the WPA in Versailles, KY