CPS Camp Number 057

CPS Camp Number 057

Technical Agency: Bureau of Reclamation


CPS Camp No. 57, a Bureau of Land Reclamation base camp located northwest of Hill City, South Dakota and operated by the Mennonite Central Committee, opened in October 1942 and closed in May 1946. The men finished building Deerfield Dam, a major irrigation project.


  • Location: Hill City, South Dakota | Opened: October 1942 | Closed: May 1946