• Boca Dam - Truckee CA
    The Bureau of Reclamation built the Boca Dam in Nevada County CA in the late 1930s.  It is an earth fill dam and part of the Truckee Storage Project, and it is located one mile north of the confluence of the Little Truckee River and the Truckee River.   Also pictured is the original bridge crossing the Truckee River.  All men and materials had to pass over this bridge for work on the dam. The Boca dam is on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Tahoe National Forest Land Improvement - Truckee CA
    The Works Progress Administration completed land improvements in the Tahoe National Forest in 1936. "Forest Rd. Improvement & development - Installation of Communication System. Alder Creek to Crystal Peak, Nevada & Sierra Counties. Clear & brush 51 acres of land adjacent to highways and roads for a distance of 14 miles with a Federal cost of $3440. Clear & brush 22 acres of land through forests for future road construction for a distance of 6 miles with a Federal cost of $1556. Install a communication system for a distance of 20 miles with a Federal cost of $844. All roads are...
  • Truckee Grammar School (former) - Truckee CA
    Now the Community Arts Center, the 1936 Truckee Grammar School was constructed as a Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project. The P.W.A. supplied an $18,000 loan and $14,727 grant for the project, whose total cost was $35,632. P.W.A. Docket No. 1001