- Newcastle, WY
- Site Type:
- Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Infrastructure and Utilities
- New Deal Agencies:
- Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Work Relief Programs
- Site Survival:
- No Longer Extant
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed a road up Dreadman Draw for access to the then-new fire lookout tower atop Mount Pisgah in eastern Wyoming. The road now appears to be privately owned.
Cassity: The Federal Government is now constructing good, graveled highways to each of these towers and the roads that wind up these mountains, are in many places, truly feats of Civil Engineering.
Building Up Wyoming: Depression-Era Federal Projects in Wyoming, 1929–1943. Michael Cassity. Prepared for the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office ... (pg. 146).
https://www.michaelcassity.org/uploads/1/2/7/7/12777320/wyodepressionerafedprojects_mpdf.pdf (accessed Jul. 20, 2022)
https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/img4/ht_icons/overlay/WY/WY_Newcastle_342205_1958_62500_geo.jpg (accessed Jul. 20, 2022)
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 19, 2022.
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