Construction of the Fort Peck Dam in Montana and ponds and lakes built by WPA relief workers in the Great Plains.
United States USA Date:1936 Duration:2 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
Drought affected areas of the Great Plains during the Dust Bowl in the U.S.
Army engineers and WPA (Works Progress Administration) relief workers construct the Fort Peck Dam in Montana. Workers digging. Tunnels and spillways at the construction site. Heavy machinery and equipment. A worker on the tracks leading into a tunnel. The gigantic structure at the headwaters of the Mussouri River. Ranchers with their cattle near ponds and lakes built by WPA labor. An old rancher on his horse with a dog alongside. Ranchers with horses as they drink from a pond. A rancher with his son and their dogs look on as cattle graze and bathe.
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