US Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West is a comprehensive look at ranger stations beginning in 1899. It is divided into the 7 western regions; Northern Region, Rocky Mountain Region, Southwestern Region, Intermountain Region, Pacific Southwest Region, Pacific Northwest Region, and Alaska Region. Rich in many pictures of the ranger stations. It concludes with a picture of the Bridgeport Ranger Station that currently sits at the High Desert Museum, moved with the aid of the author.— Deon Stonehouse
Pioneer US Forest Service rangers and their ranger stations are classic symbols of the American West. Rangers managed the public forests and ranges with the cattlemen, sheepmen, lumbermen, miners, homesteaders, and others who used--and, in many cases, sti.