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Book Cover to Mission 66 Visitor Centers. With image of Dinosaur NM Visitor Center, view from beneath ramp


Table of Contentss




Wright Brothers


Pertified Forest

Rocky Mountain

Cecil Doty



Appendix I

Appendix II

Appendix III

Appendix IV

Mission 66 Visitor Centers
Appendix II
National Park Service Arrowhead

Preliminary Visitor Center Design Drawings by Cecil Doty
(in the NPS Technical Information Center, Denver Service Center)

Arches National Park; Moab, Utah; 6/1/59, 7/21/59; site plan, floor plan.

Badlands National Park; Cedar Pass Visitor Center; Interior, South Dakota; 2/14/57, 6/25/57, 7/25; site plan, section, elevation.

Big Bend National Park; Panther Junction Visitor Center; Texas; 10/15/64; plan, section, elevation, site plan.

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area; Yellowtail Dam Site; Fort Smith, Montana; 5/6/64; Bureau of Reclamation; floor plan with site details.

Bryce Canyon National Park; Utah; 9/10/57, 12/13/57, 5/58; plans, elevations.

Cabrillo National Monument; San Diego, California;10/7/63, 1/64; plan, section, elevation, site plan.

Canyon de Chelly National Monument; Chinle, Arizona; 6/64; complete set.

Capitol Reef National Park; Torrey, Utah; 3/20/63; plan, section, elevation, sketch of theater.

Capulin Volcano National Monument (formerly Capulin Mountain); New Mexico; 4/20/62; plan, elevation, section, location.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument; Coolidge, Arizona; 9/27/62, 2/1/63; addition; plan, section, elevation, location.

Cedar Breaks National Monument; Cedar City, Utah; 8/24/65; unbuilt; plan, section, elevation, location.

Chaco Culture National Historical Park; Bloomfield, New Mexico; 7/56, 10/30/56; plan, section, elevation.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area (formerly Platt); Flower Park Visitor Center; Sulpher, Oklahoma; 1/19/65; unbuilt; plan, section, elevation, location.

Chiricahua National Monument; Willcox, Arizona; 11/8/62; addition; plan, section, elevation, location.

Colorado National Monument; Fruita, Colorado; 5/5/60; plans, section, elevation.

Crater Lake National Park; Oregon; 3/24/58; unbuilt; plan, section, elevation.

Craters of the Moon National Monument; Arco, Idaho; 3/1/56; overall layout with roads and landscape.

Curecanti National Recreation Area; Center Point Visitor Center; Gunnison, Colorado; 4/12/65; plan, section, elevation.

Death Valley National Park; Furnace Creek Visitor Center; California; 4/12/57, 10/25/57; plan, section, elevation.

El Morro National Monument; Ramah, New Mexico; 7/16/63; plans, section, elevation.

Fort Laramie National Historic Site; Wyoming; 2/14/64; unbuilt; plan, elevation.

Fort Union National Monument; Watrous, New Mexico; 7/6/56, 4/15/58; floor plans, elevation.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Dam Site Visitor Center; Page, Arizona; 12/16/63, 1/28/64; plans, elevation, plot plan.

Grand Canyon National Park; South Rim Public Use Building; Arizona; 10/54, 1/55, 2/55; full set; plans, elevations, sections, courtyard plan.

Grand Canyon National Park; Yavapai Point Visitor Center; Arizona; 10/12/65; unbuilt; 12/16/65; plan, section, sketch; two schemes.

Grand Teton National Park; Moose Visitor Center, Wyoming; 8/64; plan, section, elevation.

Great Basin National Park (formerly Lehman Caves); Baker, Nevada; 12/16/60;5/19/61; plans, section, elevation, revised floor plan.

Homestead National Monument of America; Beatrice, Nebraska; 1/26/61; plan, elevation.

Jewell Cave National Monument; Custer, South Dakota; 5/26/66; plan, section, elevation, sketch.

Lassen Volcanic National Park; Southwest Developed Area Visitor Center; Mineral, California; 1/28/62; unbuilt; plan, section, elevation, location.

Lava Beds National Monument; Indian Wells Visitor Center; Tulelake, California; 5/7/62; unbuilt; plan, elevation, section.

Mesa Verde National Park; Weatheril Mesa Visitor Center; Colorado; 8/6/64; plan, section, location, sketch, cylindrical exhibit space.

Montezuma Castle National Monument; Wells Section Visitor Center; Camp Verde, Arizona; 3/19/58, 8/15/58, 5/59; plan, section, elevation, sketch.

Mount Rainier National Park; Sunrise Visitor Center; Washington; 3/63; unbuilt; plans, location, birds-eye view.

Mount Rainier National Park; Paradise Garage and Visitor Center; Washington; 4/6/56; unbuilt; plans and sketch, visitor use on 4th floor.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Keystone, South Dakota; demolished; 8/9/60; plan, location, elevation, section, sketch.

Natural Bridges National Monument; Lake Powell, Utah; 3/12/64; plan, section, elevation, cylindrical lobby/museum.

Navajo National Monument; Betatakin Visitor Center; Tonalea, Arizona; 8/8/62; plan, section, elevation.

Olympic National Park; Hoh River Visitor Center; Washington; complete set; Totem carvings on facade.

Olympic National Park; Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center; Washington; 4/64; plan, section, elevation; funnel-shaped lobby.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument; Ajo, Arizona; 4/30/56; plans, section, elevation.

Rocky Mountain National Park; Grand Lake Visitor Center; Estes Park, Colorado; 4/9/58; unbuilt; plans, elevation, site plan.

Sitka National Historical Park; Alaska; 8/27/63, 1/30/64; plan, site plan, section, elevation.

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument; Flagstaff, Arizona; 3/22/65; plan, section, elevation.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Medora, North Dakota; 2/28/58; site plan with construction details.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument; American Fork, Utah; destroyed by fire; 4/18/61; plan, section, elevation, site plan.

Tonto National Monument; Roosevelt, Arizona; 7/3/62, 9/63; 13 sheets; plan, section, elevation; complete set.

Walnut Canyon National Monument; Flagstaff, Arizona; 1963; addition to 1938 building.

Wupatki National Monument; Flagstaff, Arizona; 3/12/62, 4/64; plan, section, elevation, site plan.

Yellowstone National Park; Mammoth Visitor Center; Wyoming; 4/21/60; unbuilt; plans, elevation, sketch; walkway to dormitory.

Yellowstone National Park; Madison Junction Visitor Center; Wyoming; 1/2/61; unbuilt; plans, section, elevation; sawn shake shingles.

Yosemite National Park; California; 9/2/63; plan, section, elevation, sketch.

Yosemite National Park; Happy Isles Visitor Center, California; addition; 1/18/63; plan, section, elevation, complete set.

Zion National Park; Oak Creek Visitor Center; Springdale, Utah; 11/13/57, 12/29/58; plans, site plan, section, elevation.



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