Temporary buildings plot plan, Passamaquoddy Tidal project, 1935

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Temporary buildings plot plan, Passamaquoddy Tidal project, 1935

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A plot plan of the locations of the temporary buildings -- dormitories, apartments, and housing -- to be built for workers at the Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project.

The project to generate power from tides in Cobscook and Passamaquoddy bays was funded by a New Deal program and to be built by the Army Corps of Engineers.

The first allocation of $7 million was spent, but no further funds were appropriated and the project, including a number of buildings, was abandoned in August 1936.

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  • Title: Temporary buildings plot plan, Passamaquoddy Tidal project, 1935
  • Creator: John Calvin Stevens-John Howard Stevens
  • Creation Date: 1935
  • Subject Date: 1935
  • Local Name: Quoddy Village
  • Town: Eastport
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, architectural drawing
  • Local Code: Coll. 209, OS2-C2, JCS0617-1-1935
  • Collection: John Calvin Stevens architectural drawings and records collection
  • Object Type: Image

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