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Had a feeling the Falls Cutoff Trail would be in full icy wonderland glory on Sunday... and luckily I was right! This is the "Ice Cathedral" - a glorious but short lived phenomenon that occurs on the south-facing cliffs leading up to Grand Vista. Thank you to @yaktraxtraction for letting me not die... since the entire trail was one giant icicle! 1.21.18 #peoplesstateforest #fallscutofftrail #barkhamstedct #cfpabbht #hikect #explorect #icecathedral #yayfornotdying #winterwonderland #icywonderland #icecapades #civilianconservationcorps @ctforestandparkassociation @naturalconnecticut @localconnecticut @connecticutstate_photos @connecticut_igers @naturalnewengland @townofbarkhamsted @ct_hikes_
Detail of a large format photograph taken in 1935, showing men and structures at Civilian Conservation Corps camp 1552, Springville, California. #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #greatdepression #springvillecalifornia #springvilleca #tularecounty #centralcalifornia #sierrafoothills #sequoianationalforest #tularecountyhistory #ccccamp1552 #californiahistory
I turned 30 today. For my birthday my mother gave me this: my grandfather's ring from his time in the CCC. It says Idaho and 1934 is stamped inside--that's where and when he did his training. But I know that he also worked down around the Sequoia/King's Canyon area in the Sierra Nevadas, one of my favorite places on this planet. We're very lucky to live in a country with so much public land, and it is good to be reminded of the work that went into protecting these places that we love so much. And important to remember that these need to be funded and to remain public. They are perhaps the greatest thing our country has ever done. . . . . . #huntco #huntcolorado #instahunt #hunting #hunt #hunter #foresttotable #woodstotable #nature #outdoorsmen #outdoorsman #liveoutdoors #hookriflespade #eatwhatyoukill #wildgame #neverstopexploring #exploremore #wildmeat #caccia #cazador #chasseur #jager #publiclands #publiclandhunting #protectpubliclands #nps #usfs #blm #ccc #civilianconservationcorps
Spent a couple of hours underground today exploring caves with our tour guide Allie. Learned a lot about geology today! Definitely check out Longhorn Cavern State Park! There’s so much history down there! It was used by Indians and confederate soldiers before it became a speakeasy bar during Prohibition era and then the CCC boys took it over! I love history! And we saw tiny bats! . . . #explore #caves #texasstateparks #txstateparks #getoutside #history #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #texas #nature #geology #betteroutside
Imagining my way into a 1930s Yellowstone CCC camp alongside my character. I'm loving his story so far. #historygeek #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #yellowstonenationalpark #yellowstone #vintagenationalparks
The Civilian Conservation Corps employed young men during the Great Depression and made valuable contributions to conservation projects, the development parks and forests, and much more. Learn about the CCC and its impact in Illinois: https://icl.coop/story-ccc-legacy-illinois/ #ICLfeature #CivilianConservationCorps #illinoishistory #illinoiscountryliving
Just beginning work on the rebuild of a pavilion that was originally constructed in 1933 by the CCC. The pavilion is in Pine Mountain State Park, KY. Pine Mountain was Kentucky's first state park, established in 1924. Due to the unique nature of the materials (varying dimensions of timbers and live edge milling) the pieces must be cut one at a time to match the adjoining timber. To pull this off the plate and roof system must be assembled and erected in our front yard. When completed, the structure will be disassembled and shipped to ultimately be built on the original Kentucky sandstone walls built back in 1933. All joinery will be cut with chainsaw. #timberframe #civilianconservationcorps #history
“I ♥️ CCC” Check out the heart-shaped rock carved by the Civilian Conservation Corps in one of our historic buildings at Silver Falls State Park! Similar carvings are found at CCC structures in Arizona and Georgia. I wonder how many other CCC hearts remain...? #silverfallsstatepark #oregonstateparks #civilianconservationcorps #historynerds #heartshapedrocks
Join us this Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and how they shaped Cleburne State Park! #civilianconservationcorps #burlesonreads #lifelonglearning
Hell's Backbone Road is an incredibly scenic trail between Escalante and Boulder, UT. This bridge was initially built in 1933 by really brave and ingenious #CivilianConservationCorps workers and locals to span the gap over the 800 foot deep gorge. This was the summer trail between the two cities. Scenic Highway 12 is the paved #AllAmericanRoad that was completed in its current location (not really very close to this one) in 1940. I suggest you take the paved road the first time you're out here, and this one the second time. Jan 2018 🚗🚑🚒🚐🚂🚗🚕🚙🚛🚑🚒🚐🚂🚗🚕🚙🚛 #hellsbackbone #hellsbackboneroad #hellsbackbonebridge #utah #youtah #boxdeathhollowwilderness #yourpubliclands #boulderutah #escalanteutah #grandstaircaseescalantenationalmonument #bemonumental #roadstowilderness #utahbridges #werutah #wowutah #waynecountyutah #lifeelevated #chevysilverado #rsa_rural #utahtrucks
Today we laid to rest my husband’s grandfather, a man who could tell one heck of a story, a self-taught craftsman, and a man who loved the Missouri outdoors. 🌲 He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and my husband and I are looking forward to researching and learning more about what he did. Personally, I’m hoping he did work on one of the Missouri trails so that we always have a place to go to remember him. I also think this will help my husband learn why he loves the outdoors so much and to deepen that love even more. Here’s hoping we can learn more! 🌲 🌳 🤞🏻 . . #civilianconservationcorps #ccc #hike #greatoutdoors #gooutside
Parkitecture: n. A design style dedicated to celebrating nature by blending structures with their majestic surroundings! #parkitecture #wyostateparks #guernseystatepark #civilianconservationcorps #ccc #sittingbull
#ThrowbackThursday to #segregated #CCC workers reconstructing #Fredericksburg ’s stone wall during the #depression . This #MLK weekend, we’re struck by the symbolism: African Americans still denied full rights rebuilding a Confederate position to improve America’s understanding of its #past and to better their own lives. How will you further their legacy this weekend? #tbt #work #build #fxbg #MLK2018 #mlkweekend #civilianconservationcorps #squadgoals #squad #segregation #history #CivilWar #CivilRights #preservation #remember #honor #FindYourPark #NPS #fredspot
There is something about bridges that adds a special element to a forest hike. Or maybe it’s just because it’s easier to cross to the other side of the creek! #notroubledwaters #trollsunderthebridge #silverfallsstatepark #oregonstateparks #hiking #civilianconservationcorps #bridges #oregon
The #ParkPointFireLookout in #mesaverdenationalpark was built in 1939 by the CCC—#civilianconservationcorps . It is the highest point in the #nationalpark and continues to be used during #fireseason (May thru September) to locate and map fires within its 100 mile area of visibility. #forestfire #firelookout #wildfires #traveldiary
This is Maryland’s Civilian Conservation Corps Worker Statue, part of a series that reminds Americans of CCC heritage landmarks. Their presence informs Americans of the legacy and value of natural resource conservation and the care of public land. #civilianconservationcorps #legacy #naturalresourceconservation #publiclands
Boy band or Civilian Conservation Corp Kitchen Staff? You be the judge.
As we prepare for the approaching #bombcyclone on the east coast, we’re not sure we’ll have as much fun playing in the snow as this Civilian Conservation Corps worker on #mountdesertisland in the 1930s. He seemed to enjoy all sorts of winter activities! Images from the @mdihistory collection. . . . . #savehistory #digitalhistory #historyit #maine #civilianconservationcorps #history #winter #mainelife #mainehistory #snow #skiing #skiing #snowshoeing
My Uncle Bill (front) and two other Civilian Conservation Corps members crossing a suspension bridge over a swift moving river in Idaho (circa 1940) #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #idaho #suspensionbridge #swiftriver #unclebillrose
First Day Hike with Ranger Steve Hernandez at Silver Falls State Park. Great time discovering the treasures of the past and present! Thanks Steve! #silverfallsstatepark #civilianconservationcorps #oregonstateparks #historynerds #lichen #hiking
Ruins of the CCC built house at the fire tower at Paris Mountain @scstateparks End point of the Fire Tower trail. #scstateparks #ultimateoutsider #civilianconservationcorps #parismountainstatepark #optoutside
Love me some "parkitechture"!
Annual New Year’s Eve hike with @daramandle & @jamespanero We are all thankful for the C.C.C. (Civilian Conservation Corps) and the work done to establish national and regional parks. #walkeveryday #nationalparks #regionialparks #civilianconservationcorps #kentfallsstatepark
Isn't that COLD? Nope. The artesian wells at Lee State Park run about 65-68F year round. On a cold winter morning, the water feels warm and on a hot August day is feels ice cold. . . . #leestatepark #scstateparks #southcarolina #artesianwell #spring #freshwater #warmsprings #bishopvillesc #discoversc #ccc #civilianconservationcorps
Student research, timber harvests, an arboretum, Civilian Conservation Corps camp and sign shop, plant nursery, homesteads... and even an historical Kalapuya summer camp. This forest has complex layers of history and I can't wait to help tell some of them. #interpretivemedia ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ ⠀ #pnw #exploreoregon #outdoororegon #corvallis #oregonexplored #getoutstayout #traveloregon #oregon #pdx #coastrange #youroregon #visitcorvallis #oregonwinter #folkgreen #tree #treesofinstagram #treescape #forest #mushroom #civilianconservationcorps
These three stone cabins are located in the Valley of Fire State Park, several miles miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada. Constructed in the mid-1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, a New Deal federal program, these cabins were built in a Pueblo Revival style out of local sandstone, in a way that matches and compliments the local landscape. Originally meant as overnight shelter for tourists and travelers passing through the area, the cabins have been allowed to deteriorate, and have been preserved in a state of arrested decay, missing their doors and windows, but maintaining their roofs and fireplaces. Overton, NV, US #architecture #archi_ologie #pueblorevival #natural #cabins #valleyoffire #nevada #statepark #historic #history #heritage #southwest #desert #mojave #landmark #civilianconservationcorps
Bennett Springs State Park - The number seven park on our Top Ten Missouri State Park list is the source of my love for the outdoors. For 10+ years our family and friends have returned to relive our younger years in this beautiful trout fishing park. When the Civilian Conservation Corp built this park, they out did themselves. It’s gorgeous. As a child, we came here multiple times a year, and it’s been amazing sharing the park with Shannon and my children. It was always planned for this to be our final park, we ended our journey with 20+ friends and family. PHOTOS - The second photo was from our trip last year; apparently I didn’t take many “blog” pictures this year. . . . . #distinctlydorton #toptenparks #athomedad #stayathomedad #athomeparenting #stayathomedad #daddypoppins #beardeddad #househusband #parenting #parenthood #parenting #kids #girddad #grief #loss #mostateparks #mostateparkscentennialpassport #missouristateparks #missouri #bennettspringsstatepark #troutfishing #civilianconservationcorps #carcamping #traveltrailer #camping #family #explore #findyourpark #blogger
Horsethief Lake was created in the 1930s when the Civilian Conservation Corps, a program started by FDR to send young, unemployed men to work in nature, built a dam on Pine Creek. This is about the only other information I could find about it: “Horsethief Lake. According to legend, this lake received its name in reference to the Lame Johnny outlaw band which was thought to have a hide-out in this area. Lame Johnny was subsequently captured, while raiding the Sidney stage, hanged and buried north of Buffalo Gap, Black Hills National Forest." #hifromsd #blueskiesfordays #peternorbeck #civilianconservationcorps #FDR #horsethieflake #penningtoncounty #blackhills #southdakota
Checking out the beautiful 1930s CCC Architecture of #ellisonpark today...but that light tho. 🤦🏻‍♂️ . . . . #explorerochester #civilianconservationcorps #thisisroc #winterwonderland #thisplacematters #thisplacemattersroc #historicpark #gambrelroof
Walnut Canyon National Monument. A Sinagua site just outside Flagstaff, AZ. The cliff dwellings nestled in the steep canyon walls highlight the ability of the Sinagua people to exploit a forbidding environment. Yet, what really struck me was the park itself, the complex of access roads, visitors facilities, and paths, carved by young men from Pennsylvania enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps, almost eighty years ago. With the country in the throes of the #greatdepression and unemployment sky high, the president (a wealthy New Yorker by the way) decided to make America great again by creating jobs, setting federal land away, and building the infrastructure necessary for all to enjoy it. #Culture , #nature , #preservation , #labor , #FDR , #newdeal , #civilianconservationcorps
Two NOS Vintage 1940s CCC Civilian Conservation Corps M-1937 Cold Weather Cap were recently added to our Etsy shop. Size 6 7/8 . #vintage #vintagehat #m1937 #m37 #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #ccc #1930s #1940s #coldweathercap #vintageworkwear . http://etsy.me/2DwFO1K
“What are men compared to rocks and mountains?”(Austen)...and old CCC archways! 📷cred :@green_eyed_moose #optoutside #texas #civilianconservationcorps #nurturenature #fortworth #hike #trail
Built in 1934 by the #civilianconservationcorps , the tower at #pilotknobstatepark stands on the second highest point in Iowa. #iowa #blackandwhitephotography #iowaphotographer #iowastateparks #highlightiowa #captureiowa
‘Man always kills the thing he loves, and so we the pioneers have killed our wilderness. Some say we had to. Be that as it may, I am glad I shall never be young without wild country to be young in. Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?’ -Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac. #33 #birthday #ccc #civilianconservationcorps #science #threerivers #sequoianationalpark #damnationfilm #conservation #wilderness #usnps
Details of some of the hand hewed wooden beams supporting the roof of the Bald Rock Lodge at #cheahastatepark , made on site by the #civilianconservationcorps
End view of the Bald Rock Lodge at Cheaha State Park. Hand build by the young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps using locally sourced rock & wood in the 1930’s. #cheahastatepark #thisisalabama #iphone #civilianconservationcorps #ushistory
Bald Rock Lodge, Cheaha State Park. Hand built by the CCC out of rock hand quarried from Cheaha Mountain. Many of the CCC went on to fight in WW2 as part of the Greatest Generation. #cheahastatepark #civilianconservationcorps #ccc #iphone #thisisalabama
Lake Cheaha, Cheaha State Park. A seven acre lake hand dug by the Civilian Conservation Corps In the 1930’s. Hand. Dug. We often underestimate what the CCC’s meant to the early growth of the US. #cheahastatepark #civilianconservationcorps #ccc #thisisalabama #iphone @spannpix
Sit a spell. Take it all in. Thank you #civilianconservationcorps for the lasting treasures. #lakebrownwoodstatepark #hiking #adventures
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