The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Bighorn National Forest

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Between 1938 and 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, built roads, bridges, ranger stations, fire lookouts, reservoirs, telephone lines, campgrounds, and trails in the Bighorn National Forest, including the structures at Big Goose Ranger Station.

Read more about the CCC and Big Goose Ranger Station (PDF 129k).

View images of CCC enrollees and the buildings and projects they worked on in the 1930s (PDF 3mb).