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Camp Wildwood, White Mtn NF, NH - 1939

First they built their own living quarters.

Hurry boys, we are tired of living in those tents! Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

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

 

Mt. Hood National Forest, OR

The men from WPA and the CCC boys built Timberline Lodge. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Reforestation on Shasta NF, CA – 1940. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Stream improvement in Chequamegon NF, WI – 1938. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Camp F-44 Blister Rust Control, ID - 1933. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Clearing ROW, White Mountain National Forest, NH. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Dynamite Under Stump - Lolo NF, MT – 1933. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Road Construction, George Washington NF, VA. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Road in Letchworth State Park, NY. Picture provided by Leonora Brown from Letchworth State Park, NY.

 

Road in Columbia NF, WA – 1933. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Horse drawn roadgrader and compactor at Gilbert Lake, NY. Picture provided by staff of Gilbert Lake State Park, NY.

 

Upper Cispus Road Crew, Columbia NF, WA - 1936. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Cabin in Letchworth State Park, NY. Picture provided by Leonora Brown from Letchworth State Park, NY.

 

Camp Ingram, Constructing Look Out Tower, Fremont, NF, OR. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Telephone line in Freemont NF, OR

Doesn't do any good to spot a fire if you cannot get a warning back to camp! Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Telephone line in Hoosier PU, IN – 1940. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Lookout for fire in Shawnee National Forest, IL – 1938. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

Manned by a veteran from Camp Cadix

 

Enrollees fight a fire. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Fire Suppression, Angelina National Forest, TX - 1938. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Water Pack in Action, Deschutes NF, OR - 1936. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Trail Construction Rainier National Park, Columbia NF, WA. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Building rock retaining walls along Skyline Drive. Picture provided by National Park Service.

 

Ditch in Letchworth State Park, NY. Picture provided by Leonora Brown from Letchworth State Park, NY.

 

Road in Columbia NF, WA – 1933. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

Camp Tumwater, Footbridge, Wenatchee NF, WA - 1936. Picture provided by Aaron Shapiro, Historian, USDA - Forest Service.

 

   Last updated Feb 19, 2010 by Owen P. Lee