[PHOTO] Causeway and Boat Landing in Batangas Town c. 1928 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

[PHOTO] Causeway and Boat Landing in Batangas Town c. 1928

In 1927, the American colonial government, with the Bureau of Public Works as the implementing institution, undertook the construction of a causeway – a raised road or track – and a boat landing in the town of Batangas.

The total amount expended by the Bureau of Public Works to cover the construction not only of the boat landing but also the causeway leading to it was ₱30,000.

Upon completion, the small-boat landing was able to accommodate vessels with a six-foot draft. Draft refers to the distance from the waterline to the hull or keel of the boat. The causeway and landing is shown in the photograph below.
Causeway and Boat Landing Batangas Town 1928
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Notes and references:
The image above was digitally extracted from the January 1928 edition of the Annual Report of the Director of Public Works.

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