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    Agency Valley Dam - Vale OR

    Agency Valley Dam – Vale OR

    Date added: January 11, 2023

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation authorized construction of the Agency Valley Dam, on the North Fork of the Malheur River, in 1933. The Hinman Brothers, of Denver, began work on the 110 foot high, earthen structure in March 1934 and… read more

    Beulah reservoir stone marker CCC BR-45 - Vale OR

    CCC Camp Beulah (former) – Vale OR

    Date added: December 26, 2022

    A spike or side camp of CCC Camp Vale, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beulah served enrollees during 1939 when they built the basalt stone wall at the crest of the Agency Valley Dam. As indicated by the company number… read more

    Basalt Stone Wall built at the crest of the Agency Valley Dam - Vale OR

    Beulah Reservoir Stone Walls – Vale OR

    Date added: December 24, 2022; Modified: December 26, 2022

    Beulah Reservoir, also known as Agency Valley Reservoir, was created with the completion of the Agency Valley Damn in 1935. Throughout 1939, the Bureau of Reclamation supervised enrollees at a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) spike camp. They built a stone… read more

    CCC Camp Vale - Vale OR

    CCC Camp Vale (former) – Vale OR

    Date added: August 9, 2022; Modified: December 17, 2022

    Built in the summer of 1935 and operated through October 1940, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Vale served as the base for CCC enrollees working on the Vale Project’s irrigation system. The Bureau of Reclamation’s Vale Project involved construction of… read more

    CCC Camp Vale Enrollee Fred. H. Kluemper's Signature on Murals at the Willowcreek Community Church - Vale OR

    Willowcreek Community Church Murals (CCC Camp Vale Murals) – Vale OR

    Date added: August 12, 2022; Modified: October 17, 2022

    In 1949, the Willowcreek Community Church purchased the former CCC Camp Vale’s Recreation/Commissary Building for use as their gathering space. Renovations changed the building soon after its purchase, including the addition of a living space in the back of the… read more