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Whitney Elementary School (demolished) – Boise ID

Date added: October 29, 2016

Whitney Elementary was a PWA project (docket #1084R). It was demolished in 2009 and the current Whitney elementary was built in a different location on the same parcel. The original structure was designed by Wayland and Fennell Architects, and subsequent additions… read more

Priest Lake CCC Camp – Priest River ID

Date added: October 27, 2016

From the Priest Lake vacation website: “The Priest Lake Museum is a great place to begin any visit to the lake and a fitting showplace to remind us of the numerous influences that created the special character of Priest Lake…. read more

Challis National Forest CCC Camp – Clayton ID

Date added: October 26, 2016

CCC Camp F-407 was stationed near Clayton in the Challis National Forest. Camp F-407 left structures at Clayton, Loon Creek, and Cape Horn. From the Forest Service: “The site for the Clayton Ranger Station was acquired as an administrative site… read more

Boise National Forest CCC Camp – Atlanta ID

Date added: October 26, 2016

The Boise National Forest CCC Camp (F-78) was located near Atlanta, and left permanent structures there and in Garden Valley. From the National Forest Service: “In 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt established the Boise National Forest to protect timber and watershed resources… read more

Shoshone County Flood Control Project – Wallace ID

Date added: October 26, 2016

Emergency relief crews, including WPA and CCC workers, undertook cleanup and dredging in Wallace and nearby towns after persistent flooding of the Coeur d’Alene River in 1933 and 1934. From the University of Idaho archives, describing the collection on file:… read more

North Fork Boise Road – Atlanta ID

Date added: October 25, 2016

According to the National Archives, WPA crews built this road along the remote North Fork of the Boise River between Arrowrock Dam and the town of Atlanta.

Little Wood River Reservoir – Carey ID

Date added: October 23, 2016

WPA crews contributed to building the Little Wood River Reservoir near Carey. From the Bureau of Reclamation: “Reclamation conducted the earliest irrigation survey of the Little Wood River area in 1904. Reclamation officials concluded from the surveys, that the cost… read more

Athletic Field – American Falls ID

Date added: October 23, 2016

The WPA participated in the building of this athletic field in American Falls. It is unclear where the site pictured is located, but if it is still extant Stebbins Park next to American Falls High School seems to be the… read more

Fish Hatchery – American Falls ID

Date added: October 23, 2016

The CCC and WPA were involved in the creation of a fish hatchery at American Falls in 1934. From the Idaho Museum of Natural History: “The Hatchery was built circa 1934 in a cooperative effort by the State of Idaho… read more

Fish Hatchery – Hagerman ID

Date added: October 19, 2016

The WPA conducted work at Hagerman Fish Hatchery. The extent of the WPA’s involvement in the site is not clear.

Irrigation Aqueduct – Mountain Home ID

Date added: October 19, 2016

The WPA constructed or conducted improvements to this irrigation aqueduct in Elmore County near Mountain Home. A 2016 article in the Mountain Home News suggests that the canal and aqueduct indicated on the map dates to the 1890s, so the… read more