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Mount Nebo Loop Trails – Mt Nebo UT

Date added: July 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive recreational improvements on Mt. Nebo, the highest and southern-most peak of the Wasatch Mountains.  The CCC teams worked out of three camps: F-9 at the south end of the Mt. Nebo Loop, F-3… read more

Bear Canyon Campground – Mt Nebo UT

Date added: July 15, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built Bear Canyon Campground at the end of Salt Creek canyon road, FR 048.  CCC camp F-9 was located a few miles up the road and enrollees working from there are known to have built… read more

Otter Stream Bridges – Milford ME

Date added: July 14, 2021

2 bridges along the Otter Chain Ponds, the first was a 66 foot steel and concrete stringer bridge and the 2nd was a 210 foot Warren through truss bridge. Both were replaced in 2013. A 1936 State Highway Commission report… read more

CCC Camp F-9 (Mt Nebo) – Mt Nebo UT

Date added: July 14, 2021

In 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) set up one of the first camps in Utah in Salt Creek Canyon a few miles east of Nephi, near what is now the intersection of highway 132  and FR015 (the Mount Nebo… read more

Fairmont Park – Salt Lake City UT

Date added: July 11, 2021

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) helped create the old Forest Dale city park in the Sugarhouse section of southern Salt Lake City UT in 1935-37. The name was later changed to Fairmont Park (the adjoining Forest Dale golf course kept… read more

West Buxton Bridge – Hollis/Buxton ME

Date added: July 11, 2021

The West Buxton bridge is a 607 foot Metal Continuous Rivet-Connected Polygonal Warren Through Truss with fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam) that carries the West Buxton Road (Moderation Street) over the Saco River. This was one of 26… read more

Willamette Primary School (destroyed by fire) – West Linn OR

Date added: July 6, 2021

Among several school projects proposed for Clackamas County in 1935, the Willamette Grade School project moved ahead to construction with approval of a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The federal contribution was approximately $30,000. The school opened in… read more

Cascades Park – Bloomington IN

Date added: July 3, 2021

The Works Progress Administration built facilities in Cascades Park in Bloomington IN, The original construction included drinking fountains, shelters, picnic tables of limestone slabs. Today the park spans 68 acres with original features, hiking trails, softball fields.

Ticonic Bridge – Waterville/Winslow ME

Date added: June 26, 2021

The Ticonic bridge is a 575 Foot concrete and steel I beam structure that carries route 201 over the Kennebec River and connects Waterville and Winslow. The bridge was one of 26 bridges that were badly damaged or destroyed by… read more

Lord Bridge – Frankfort ME

Date added: June 26, 2021

The Lord Bridge is a 92 foot steel and concrete stringer bridge that carries the Loggin Rd. over Marsh Stream. It was one of 26 bridges badly damaged or destroyed by a 500 year flood in March 1936. A state… read more

Condon City Hall – Condon OR

Date added: June 24, 2021

Receiving a grant of $9,000 from the Public Works Administration (PWA), the City of Condon announced in 1937 that they would proceed with construction of the new city hall. The city hall design provided room for the fire department and… read more

CCC Camps – Humboldt Redwoods State Park CA

Date added: June 24, 2021

Humboldt Redwoods State Park was established in 1921 with purchases of some of the last remaining Old Growth stands of Coast Redwoods by the Save the Redwoods League. It has since been expanded several times and now includes over 51,000… read more