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WPA project number 517, bridge repair project, McCoole-Keyser, Maryland, May 6, 1936

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Summary:Photograph documenting WPA project number 517. Bridge repair project in Allegany County, Maryland, May 6, 1936. Photo shows the lowering of timbers from the deck of the bridge. Bridge spans the Potomac River between Keyser, West Virginia, and McCoole, Maryland.
Creator:United States. Works Progress Administration
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
West Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:McCoole
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
West Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:McCoole
Topical subjects:Allegany County (Md.)
United States. Works Progress Administration
ArchivesUM location:Work Projects Administration in Maryland records
  • subseries 5.3
  • box 15
  • folder 10
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:United States. Work Projects Administration
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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