Hetch Hetchy Comfort Station – Yosemite National Park CA

Comfort station at Hetch Hetchy - Yosemite National Park CA

A comfort station at the end of Evergreen Road above O’Shaughnessy Dam and Hetch Hetchy reservoir was almost surely built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, judging by the construction.  The building is done in classic National… read more

Wawona Ranger Station Residences – Yosemite National Park CA

Former Wawona ranger residence - Yosemite National Park CA

The New Deal made possible the construction of a ranger station in the Wawona area, which was added to Yosemite National Park in 1932.  The ranger station complex includes two ranger residences and accompanying garages.  These buildings still exist, but are… read more

South Gate Entrance Station – Yosemite National Park CA

Ranger residence at South Entrance - Yosemite National Park CA

In 1934, the Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the creation of the South Gate Entrance Station to Yosemite National Park.  This followed enlargement of the park by the addition of the area from Wawona south and was done as part… read more

Tioga Pass Comfort Station – Yosemite National Park CA

Tioga Pass comfort station - Yosemite National Park CA

This Tioga Pass comfort station was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1934.  It sits near the Entrance/Ranger Station at the east entrance to Yosemite National Park, which was built earlier.   The building is done in classic… read more

Yosemite and Curry Village Improvements – Yosemite National Park CA

Yosemite Falls - Yosemite National Park CA

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees made many improvements at Yosemite Village and Curry Village at the east end of Yosemite Valley, in the heart of Yosemite National Park. At the time, these were known as the Old Village, New Village… read more