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Foster Auditorium

University of Alabama: Foster Auditorium – Tuscaloosa AL

Date added: July 24, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided funding toward the construction of the University of Alabama’s Foster Auditorium. Originally built in 1939, Foster Auditorium was named in 1942 for Richard Clarke Foster, president of the University of Alabama from 1937-41. In… read more

Members of CCC Company 2305 - Yorktown VA

CCC Camp Navy-1 (Former) – Yorktown VA

Date added: July 23, 2022

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Navy-1 was created at Yorktown, Virginia, on November 1, 1935, for the purposes of improving the Naval Mine Depot (a 20-square mile area that is now called “Naval Weapons Station Yorktown”). The camp housed Company… read more

James T. Saban Lookout - Ten Sleep WY

James T. Saban Lookout – Bighorn National Forest WY

Date added: July 23, 2022

Company 1811 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the High Park Fire Lookout in 1942. It is a typical Forest Service design of the time, made of stone and wood. The lookout was staffed with paid fire watchers until… read more

Waterworks – Williamson WV

Date added: July 23, 2022

A waterworks construction project in Williamson, West Virginia was undertaken with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $7,000 loan and $5,727 grant toward the $12,727 eventual total cost of the project. Work occurred… read more

Waterworks – Tunnelton WV

Date added: July 23, 2022

A waterworks construction project in Tunnelton, West Virginia was undertaken with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $26,000 loan and $21,237 grant toward the $47,236 eventual total cost of the project. Work occurred… read more

Waterworks – Bridgeport WV

Date added: July 23, 2022

A waterworks construction project in Bridgeport, West Virginia was undertaken with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $10,000 loan and $3,493 grant toward the $13,649 eventual total cost of the project. Work occurred… read more

Armory  – Stillwater OK

Armory (former) – Stillwater OK

Date added: July 23, 2022

The historic former armory in Stillwater, Oklahoma was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. waymarking.com: This is a one-story native sandstone armory building located at 315 E. 9th Avenue, currently occupied as the Parks and Recreation Recreation… read more

Confluence of Green and Yampa Rivers, Dinosaur National Monument - Dinosaur CO

Dinosaur National Monument Expansion – Dinosaur CO

Date added: July 22, 2022

In 1909, an abundance of dinosaur fossils were discovered  by a team of paleontologists collecting for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, near Jensen, Utah. It was one of the most important dinosaur excavation sites in the United States at… read more

Hunter Mesa Fire Lookout Tower – Buffalo WY

Date added: July 20, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the Hunter Mesa fire lookout tower, about 12.75 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming. Living New Deal is unsure whether the structure still stands.

Crazy Woman Canyon Road – Buffalo WY

Date added: July 20, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed Crazy Woman Canyon Road in Johnson County, Wyoming, southwest of Buffalo. The 13.2-mile road connects U.S. 16 and Old Highway 87.

Company 841 Marker, overlooking Meadowlark Lake - Bighorn National Forest WY

Meadowlark Lake Dam – Bighorn National Forest WY

Date added: July 20, 2022

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees from Company 841 built Meadowlark Lake Dam in 1936, creating both an essential infrastructure project and a community recreation site. While little information exists on the architectural methods used in construction of the dam, the… read more

Sibley Lake Dam – Dayton WY

Date added: July 20, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed Sibley Lake Dam, located about 11.5 miles southwest of Dayton, Wyoming.