Douglas Lodge, 1913. The Itasca State Park lodge was designed by Clarence Johnston and built near Lake Itasca. Its design followed a rustic-style similar to Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone National Park. Photographer unknown.
Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1934 and 1935, the Marcell Ranger Station exemplifies the core principles of the National Park Service's architectural philosophy: minimalist construction and use of native materials.