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    Wildcat Creek bridge - Big Sur CA

    Wildcat Creek Bridge – Carmel Highlands/Big Sur CA

    Date added: March 14, 2023

    Wildcat Creek bridge was built during the New Deal as part of the Big Sur highway project (former state highway 56, now state highway 1 or the Cabrillo Highway). It is one of several New Deal aided bridges and highway… read more

    Entrance sign, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Development – Big Sur CA

    Date added: April 5, 2009; Modified: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use after the state parks commission acquired the land in 1933.  The enrollees worked out of… read more

    Softball field, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Softball Field – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Picnic shelter, group area B, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Picnic Areas – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 19, 2023; Modified: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Big Sur Lodge - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Lodge and Cabins – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 19, 2023; Modified: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Weyland camp bridge, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Bridges – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 19, 2023; Modified: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Building in maintenance area, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Maintenance Buildings – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 19, 2023; Modified: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Weyland campground, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Campgrounds – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 20, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Warden's House, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

    Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Warden’s House – Big Sur CA

    Date added: February 19, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use. The state parks commission acquired the land in 1933, but had no funds for development…. read more

    Vicente Creek Bridge – Big Sur CA

    Date added: November 18, 2014; Modified: May 20, 2020

    A concrete bridge built on former State Route 56 (today State Route 1 the Cabrillo Highway) under a federal grant of $48,000.

    Limekiln Creek Bridge – Big Sur CA

    Date added: November 18, 2014; Modified: May 20, 2020

    A concrete arch bridge built on former State Route 56 (today State Route 1 the Cabrillo Highway) under a federal grant of $40,000.

    Burns Creek Bridge – Big Sur CA

    Date added: August 13, 2014; Modified: May 20, 2020

    $75,000 in federal funds constructed this steel and concrete bridge over Burns Creek on former State Route 56, now State Route 1 (Cabrillo Highway) in Big Sur, California, near the location of the famous Esalen Institute.

    Big Creek Bridge – Big Sur CA

    Date added: November 18, 2014; Modified: May 20, 2020

    A concrete bridge on former State Route 56 (now State Route 1, the Cabrillo Highway) built with federal funds to the tune of $90,000. A date stamp at each end says 1938.

    Roosevelt Highway – Big Sur CA

    Date added: July 20, 2014; Modified: January 6, 2015

    One-and-a-half miles of the Roosevelt Highway (today Cabrillo Highway) between Molera’s Ranch and Big Sur were constructed with a 24-foot-wide road financed by the National Industrial Recovery Act (N.I.R.A.). Start date: Jan. 1934; completion date: Jun. 1934.