April 8, 2009
The original Forest Ranger Station, circa 1908. A second station replaced this one later, at the same location, and today is part of the Rim Country Museum complex.
Stories this photo appears in:
Chapter 17: National Forests Established
In 1905 an event took place that profoundly affected the life of settlers in Payson and the surrounding Rim Country: President Theodore Roosevelt created the U.S. Forest Service.