Category Archives: Civilian Conservation Corps

Studio update!

Doing the happy dance over here! After all the hidden workings (water lines, electric lines, lights, etc. were finished (the contractor’s crew did all those), J began the interior. Freezing weather and rain did not help, but he has finished … Continue reading

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Stone Picnic Shelter in Roanoke

The stone picnic shelter in Wasena Park, Roanoke, VA was constructed during the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps.  The land for the park was donated to the city in 1934, and landscape architect A. A. Farnham was selected to … Continue reading

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Elkmont Bridge on the Little River

The Elkmont Bridge, located where Elkmont Road crosses the Little River at Elkmont Campground, is the only multiple arch steel and stone masonry bridge in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park (HAER No. TN – 35–full source below).  That I … Continue reading

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