Veterans’ Memorial Building & Park – Santa Maria CA

The Veterans’ Memorial Building was constructed in 1934-36 with financial aid from the federal Public Works Administration (PWA) and unemployed workers drawn from the State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA), which was funded largely by federal government assistance.   It is… read more

Half Dome Climbing Cables Replacement – Yosemite National Park CA

View of Half Dome - Yosemite National Park CA

The Half Dome cables, originally installed in 1920 by the Sierra Club, were replaced and strengthened by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees in 1934. These cables allow thousands of people each year to hike to the top of this famous… read more