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Camp F-5, Colville National Forest, WA – 1933.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.


Camp at Lava Beds National Park.  Picture provided by National Park Service staff.

 

Camp Laurens, NY. Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Camp Roosevelt (the very first camp) near Edinburg, VA.  Picture provided by Forest Service staff.

 

Camp Pine Grove Furnace, PA.  Picture provided by John Eastlake.

Camp Sunset Falls, Columbia NF, WA. A good example of how the lumber barrons left the landscape, and why we needed 3 billion trees planted.

 

Camp Cut Foot Sioux, Chippewa NF, MN 1940.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Wash day at Camp Roosevelt, George Washington NF, VA.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Camp Gegoka, Superior National Forest, MN – 1940. Save room for pie, boys!! - - Notice the calendar on the left.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

The mess hall.  Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Lunch Time in the field, Lassen NF, CA.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

A field kitchen in Califonia - 1934.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Recreation Hall - Ping Pong was popular. Notice the store and library in the background and the pot bellied stove.  Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Chopping Wood, Beaverhead NF, MT. A lot of fire wood was needed to keep all the pot bellied stoves working all winter. Notice the volley ball net on the right.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

The dormitory. Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Hemlock Ranger Station Machine Shop, Columbia NF, WA - 1936.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

A Man welding a truck part. Picture provided by Jim Pisarowicz, Lead Interpreter, Wind Cave National Park.

 

Blacksmith, Lassen National Forest, CA.  Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

   Last updated Feb 28, 2010 by Owen P. Lee