Butte Falls Ranger Station

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Butte Falls Ranger Station
Butte Falls Ranger Station is located in Oregon
Butte Falls Ranger Station
Butte Falls Ranger Station is located in the US
Butte Falls Ranger Station
Location Rogue River National Forest, Butte Falls, Oregon
Coordinates 42°32′28″N 122°33′48″W / 42.54111°N 122.56333°W / 42.54111; -122.56333Coordinates: 42°32′28″N 122°33′48″W / 42.54111°N 122.56333°W / 42.54111; -122.56333
Area 6.1 acres (2.5 ha)
Built 1935
Architect USDA Forest Service
Architectural style Rustic
MPS Depression-Era Buildings TR
NRHP Reference # 86000824[1]
Added to NRHP April 11, 1986

The Butte Falls Ranger Station, located in Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest in Butte Falls, Oregon, was built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was designed by architects of the United States Forest Service in rustic style.[1]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 for its architecture. The listing included eight contributing buildings on 6.1 acres (2.5 ha).[1]

It includes the 1938-built station building, a one and a half story building on a concrete foundation with a wood shingle roof. It includes a pine tree shaped cutout in the east and south gable ends of the roof, and a knotty pine interior.[2]

The Ranger's Residence building was built in 1936.[2]

Butte Falls Ranger Station, Ranger's Residence Garage also includes pine tree cutouts under the roof apex at east and west gable ends.[2]

The Butte Falls Ranger Station, Residence #1001 was built in 1935.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c d E. Sail Throop (September 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination: Butte Falls Ranger Station" (PDF).  and accompanying nine photos from 1983 (excerpt from larger "Depression-Era Buildings TR" thematic resources nomination)