McLoughlin Boulevard Roadside Planting – North Unit – Portland OR

McLoughlinBlvdDeciduous

Red oaks line a section of McLoughlin Boulevard on its southern entry into the City of Portland. The nearly ninety-year-old trees are the legacy of a highway beautification project funded by the Public Works Administration (PWA) in 1934. The Oregon… read more

McLoughlin Boulevard Roadside Planting – South Unit – Milwaukie OR

Sequoias Milport Road

As motorists travel southbound on the Milwaukie section of McLoughlin Boulevard they pass through a corridor of Giant Redwood trees. The Public Works Administration funded the planting of these Sequoia Giantea in 1934. The Oregon State Highway Commission selected six… 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