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Arroyo de la Laguna Bridge – Sunol CA

Date added: June 19, 2021

The Arroyo de la Laguna Bridge across Alameda Creek in Sunol was built with the aid of the New Deal in 1939. The bridge is located on Highway 84 (Niles Canyon Road) just east of the Main Street turnoff into… read more

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park: Trails – Orick CA

Date added: June 17, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made the first improvements to the newly-acquired Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.  Company 1903 worked out of a CCC camp established at the north end of the ‘prairie’ at the present park entrance in 1933…. read more

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park: CCC Camp – Orick CA

Date added: June 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established a camp in October 1933 at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, north of Orick, California. CCC company 1903 operated out of what was known as Prairie Creek Camp while working on improvements to all… read more

Dry Lagoon State Park Development – Trinidad CA

Date added: June 15, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) prepared Dry Lagoon State Park for public use. The work was carried out between 1933 and 1937 by Company 1903 at Camp Prairie Creek, from where the CCC worked on state parks all along the… read more

CalFire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit – Fortuna CA

Date added: June 14, 2021

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built an administration and residence building for the fire-fighting arm of the California Division of Forestry in Humboldt County in 1941.  This is now a unit of Cal-Fire, the statewide forest and wildfire agency. The… read more

Rohner Park Improvements – Fortuna CA

Date added: June 11, 2021

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration (WPA), in concert with the city, developed the Municipal Park of Fortuna – now known as Rohner Park.  By 1940, the WPA was part of the reorganized Federal Works Agency (later to become the… read more

Rohner Park Rodeo Grounds – Fortuna CA

Date added: June 10, 2021

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) developed the rodeo grounds at the Municipal Park, now Rohner Park, in Fortuna.  WPA relief workers built the grandstand, judges stand, concession stands, restrooms and more – most of which appear to still… read more

Fire Water Supply System – Loleta CA

Date added: June 10, 2021

In 1941, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a fire-fighting water supply system, including underground pipes and surface hydrants, for the small, dairy center of Loleta in the Eel River delta area. Although it is usually impossible to verify such… read more

Peugh Road Improvement – Loleta CA

Date added: June 10, 2021

In 1937, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) widened, graded and paved Peugh Road on the outskirts of the small dairy town of Loleta, in the Eel River delta area.   A visit in 2021 showed that Peugh Road has changed… read more