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

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area: Picnic, Camping & Other Facilities – Tucson AZ

Saguaro along trail in Sabina Canyon Recreation Area - Tucson AZ

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area is in Coronado National Forest at the northeast corner of Tucson AZ.  At the behest of the city of Tucson and Pima County, it was developed out of former mining and grazing land in the Santa Catalina… read more

Saguaro National Park: Improvements – Tucson AZ

The city of Tucson is flanked by two halves of the Saguaro National Park, which protects extensive areas of Sonoran Desert landscapes and the biodiverse communities of the Tucson Mountains and Rincon Mountains – two of the many “sky islands”… read more

Sanitary Privies/Outhouses (demolished) – Cottonwood AZ

Outhouse - Cottonwood AZ

From 1933 to 1938, the Civil Works Administration (CWA), Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) – in short, the work relief agencies of the New Deal – built over a thousand “sanitary privies”, or outhouses, around… read more