A Visitors Guide to Historic U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West by Les Joslin

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Number of Pages268
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ISBN 100964716712
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A Visitor's Guide to Historic U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West by Les Joslin Revised and enlarged edition of Uncle Sam's Cabins. The original edition, long sold out, contained the stories of 75 historic ranger and guard stations.

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Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West, combines Forest Service history with architectural details about seventy-five ranger stations located across twelve western United States.

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Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West book to assure the. All of the ranger station structures were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps between and Today, the compound serves as a Forest Service work center, and the old ranger station office is a visitor center. The ranger station is listed on the National Register of Historic ect: United States Forest Service.

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Within their walls remain untold stories of early days in the Forest Service, stories like Coral Kaufman’s.

Coral Kaufman lived with her husband, Forest Service Ranger Harry Kaufman, for 30 years in the cabin he built in Mr. Kaufman and I was married J   “As close as I can fix it,” Les writes in the prologue of the new editon, “my interest in U.S.

Forest Service ranger stations—which resulted in the original edition of this book—dates from the afternoon in June when I arrived at the old Bridgeport Ranger Station to begin my Forest Service seasonal ‘career’ as a fire guard” on the Toiyabe National Forest.

Bradford Ranger District District Ranger – Macario Herrera 29 Forest Service Drive Bradford, PA Phone: Marienville Ranger District District Ranger – Rob Fallon Smokey Lane Marienville, PA Phone: Ranger Station Hours Memorial Day to Labor Day Monday-Saturday 8 am to pm. Winter Hours Monday.

“Uncle Sam’s Cabins” is subtitled “A Visitor’s Guide to Historic U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West.” It gives background on and tells the individual stories of 92 Forest Service.

Eastern Acces is via the Parachute Hill Road/Forest Road that leaves U.S. Highway 12 near Milepost just east of the turnoff to Powell Ranger Station or via Saddle Camp Road near Milepost on U.S.

Highway Western Access is via Forest Road in the Kamiah area at the junction of U.S. Highway 12 and the Kamiah bridge over the. According to the book, Uncle Sam’s Cabins: A Visitor’s Guide to Historic U.S.

Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West by Les Joslin, Forest Service District Ranger J.M. Wyckoff “aggressively pursued the project with other officials who needed office space.” A 50 by foot lot was purchased in for $ from Mr.

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Forest Service for administrative use. Eagle, Tizer and Glendale stations were all tied together by a telephone line that went into a switchboard at the store in Radersburg. Assisting the Red Rock Ranger District in Sedona: The Red Rock Ranger District in Sedona on the Coconino National Forest is our largest base of operation.

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Roosevelt's "New Deal" politics, constructed the building in as an administrative FS office. It is an example of the rustic architectural style employed in all CCC construction of. The Civilian Conservation Corps built Paulina Lake Guard Station in on the south shore of the larger of the two lakes within the Newberry Caldera on the Deschutes National Forest.

As a satellite of a U.S. Forest Service ranger station, the guard station was staffed by a seasonal forest guard who assisted a district forest ranger. Inthe United States Forest Service acquired a 4-acre (16, m 2) site in Bly for a district ranger station to manage the western part of the Fremont National Forest.

The Forest Service paid $ for the property. The ranger station was built by Civilian Conservation Corps workers under the supervision of Forest Service district ranger County: Klamath. National forest campgrounds were built, summer home sites were leased, and Elk Lake Lodge was constructed in Bythere was an Elk Lake post office.

The U.S. Forest Service ranger in LaPine, who relocated to Bend insoon needed a summer forest guard in the Elk Lake country to serve visitors.

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Along Forest Service Rd. You can turn onto FS 77 off U.S. 64 about yards east of the entrance to the Forest Service Ranger Station. The book is available at Village Books, Henderson Books, U.S.

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