We are so pleased to hear that Santiam Pass Ski Lodge is now on the National Register! Thanks goes to Cathy Lindberg for her work beginning way back in 1989 with the report on the lodge’s possible candidacy. In the report she stated:
The Santiam Lodge possesses integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association. It is significant in terms of its association with the CCC era and the economic recovery from the Great Depression. Furthermore, it is representative of a unique period of recreational development on public lands and a distinctive architectural philosophy embodied by the rustic design style. These qualities merit its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and the considerations that that status commends.
Inclusion on the National Register is confirmation of these qualities. In the spirit of the CCC we are committed to restoring the beautiful structure for all to enjoy in the years to come. Alongside the forest that surrounds it, Santiam Pass Ski Lodge …“it’s coming back!”