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Big Shaheen Cabin – Admiralty Island AK

Date added: May 27, 2017

“The Big Shaheen Cabin is the only log cabin built by Civilian Conservation Corps workers as part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route. Situated on the east shore of Hasselborg Lake, the cabin was intended to serve as a lodge…. read more

Admiralty Cove Shelter – Admiralty Island AK

Date added: May 26, 2017

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers built a shelter at Admiralty Cove as part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route, created from 1933 to 1937. This route included shelters, portages, dams, cabins, boathouses, and skiffs and was part of a program… read more

Port Graham-Nanwalek Trail – Port Graham AK

Date added: May 26, 2017

Developed by the CCC, this “trail connected Port Graham and Nanwalek residents to seasonal fishing camps and a cannery, providing an alternative to coastal water travel when the ocean was too rough.” It now serves primarily as an ATV trail.

Richardson Highway – Gulkana AK

Date added: May 25, 2017

The PWA and FERA worked on a segment of the Richardson Highway, from Gulkana to Nabesna. About half of this road was improved to accommodate automobile traffic.

Glenn Highway – Anchorage AK

Date added: May 25, 2017

Glenn Highway, from Anchorage to Matanuska (Palmer): “One of the major road projects in 1935 and 1936 [in Alaska] was the completion of the Anchorage to Matanuska Road, or Palmer Highway, which later became part of the Glenn Highway, with… read more

Elliott Highway – Livengood AK

Date added: May 25, 2017

The PWA and FERA built a portion of the Elliott Highway, from Olnes to Livengood: 61-mile sled road converted into a hard surfaced road to allow for automobile traffic.

Salmon River Flood Control – Hyder AK

Date added: May 23, 2017

“This [project] provides for the control of floods at the town of Hyder by the reconstruction of 681 feet of existing dike, construction of 3,653 feet of new dike, and clearing of the flood plain west of the present channel.”… read more

Petersburg Harbor Improvements – Petersburg AK

Date added: May 23, 2017

“Location.— Petersburg Harbor is situated inside the northern entrance to Wrangell Narrows, on the northwesterly end of Mitkof Island, 779 miles northwesterly from Seattle, and 107 miles south westerly from Juneau. (SeeU.S.CoastandGeodeticSurvevChart No. 8170.) Existing project.— This provides for dredging… read more

Wrangell Narrows Improvements – Petersburg AK

Date added: May 23, 2017

“Location.— Wrangell Narrows lies to the west of Mitkof Island, connects Sumner Strait with Frederick Sound, and forms a part of the inside water route from Puget Sound to southeastern Alaska. (See U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Charts Nos…. read more

CCC Camp, Tongass – Annette Island AK

Date added: April 26, 2017

Starting with 1933, the CCC built multiple camps in the Tongass Forest, among which was a camp on Annette Island. Initially, the Alaska program consisted of builiding small camps in the Tongass and Chugach forests, with an enrollment of 325… read more