Kershaw-Ryan State Park Improvements – Lincoln County NV

“Lincoln County was not far behind Clark County sites in terms of federal funds spent on park developments. The county received approval for a fair share of state-operated recreational facilities that’s to the collective efforts of the county commission, the… read more

Kyle Canyon Development – Mount Charleston NV

“The Forest Service’s CCC program blazed new roads and trails into prospective campgrounds, existing mines, or susceptible fore zones. The Forest Service with its ample staff of engineers and natural resource specialists provided technical expertise for CCC projects. Similarly, the… read more

Lamoille Canyon Recreation Improvements – Lamoille NV

Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in the Ruby Mountains in northeastern Nevada. It is a spectacular glaciated canyon, known popularly as “Nevada’s Yosemite” and is surrounded by peaks rising over 11,000 feet.  Lamoille Canyon lies mostly within the Humboldt-Toiyabe… read more

Mathews Drop Dam – Caliente NV

Mathews Drop Dam

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed what is locally known as the “Mathews Drop structure” northeast of Caliente, Nevada. Its construction was meant to “stop gully erosion along the Meadow Valley Wash, slowing floodwaters and stopping head-cutting along a portion… read more

Newlands Reclamation Project Improvements – CCC Camp Newlands – Fallon NV

“The Newlands Project (originally the Carson Truckee Project) is considered Nevada’s greatest reclamation project. The Truckee-Carson Irrigation District has operated the irrigation system since 1926. By the 1930s, the Newlands Project needed to be enlarged and overhauled if Fallon Farmers… read more

Paradise Valley Ranger Station Area Improvements – Humboldt National Forest NV

“Establishing communications between outlying ranger stations was imperative. Crews built roads and telephone lines between the Paradise Valley Ranger Station and the outlying station at Martin Creek. The men also constructed the administrative buildings at Paradise Ranger Station and the… read more