Depression-era film gives view of Cuyamaca improvements

Here’s a look back at work being done in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, via a film of the Civilian Conservation Corps apparently shot during the program’s operation, 1922-42. The men building fences, sawing down trees and tossing chemicals to kill bugs in the first minute-and-a-half or so of the film, via archive.org.

There’s a drive through the Cuyamaca of today in Joyrides Around San Diego… it’s the Curves, Dirt and Cuyamaca chapter.

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