Brooklyn Navy Yard - Photo #52 - WPA construction

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"During the fiscal year 1936, the principal project was one for $1,760,800 to cover general rearrangement and improvement of shop buildings. The largest single item under this project was the complete reconstruction of a group of old buildings to form a pipe and copper shop, as illustrated in figure J-1. The interior of a portion of this building which is approximately 400 feet square is shown in figure J-2."[1,p.85]

All the work listed in this section was done by the WPA[1,pp.13-20,85-98].

  1. Public Works of the Navy, US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, Bulletin 38, May 1937.