CPS Camp Number 059

CPS Camp Number 059

Technical Agency: General Land Office


CPS Camp No. 59, a General Land Office base camp in a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp near Elkton, Oregon operated by the American Friends Service Committee, opened in November 1942 and closed in February 1946. The men fought forest fires, performed fire prevention and land preservation duties.


  • Location: Elkton, Oregon | Opened: November 1942 | Closed: February 1946