Rainbow Forest Residential Compound – Petrified Forest National Park AZ

Residence at Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest National Park AZ

A major upgrade of facilities at the Petrified Forest National Monument (now National Park) was undertaken by the New Deal in the 1930s. ¬†The work was carried out from 1933 to 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), under the… read more

Roads and Trails – Petrified Forest National Park AZ

Support wall along Rainbow Forest trail - Petrified Forest National Park AZ

A major upgrade of facilities at the Petrified Forest National Monument (now National Park) was undertaken by the New Deal in the 1930s.  The work was carried out from 1933 to 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), under the… read more

River Trail – Grand Canyon National Park AZ

CCC building the River Trail - Grand Canyon AZ

In 1933-36, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the Grand Canyon’s River Trail at the bottom of the canyon between the Bright Angel and Kaibab trails. The National Park Service’s CCC Walking Tour, discussing various CCC trail development projects, notes:… read more