East Bay Regional Parks: Other Improvements – Berkeley CA and Oakland CA

The East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) was formed in 1934 and acquired land for parks from the East Bay Municipal Water District in 1936.  The first parks were Tilden, Sibley, Temescal and Redwood in the East Bay Hills behind… 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

Tusayan Ranger Station – Kaibab National Forest AZ

CCC-built "seed house"

Several structures along Lincoln Log Loop in the Tusuyan Ranger Station complex were originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).  “The Tusayan Ranger Station is one of the most historically-intact Forest Service administration complexes in Arizona. Six buildings were… read more