The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Bighorn National Forest

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.

 

Burgess Ranger Station

photo of Burgess Ranger Station Cabin

Read more about the CCC and Burgess Ranger Station (PDF 2.5mb).

View images of the Burgess Ranger Station (PDF 468 k)

 

 

 

Big Goose Ranger Station

photo of  Big Goose Ranger Station Cabin

 

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).