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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Leveling observations between Valdez and Fairbanks. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
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Entering a tunnel on motor velocipede. Sure hope nobody's coming the other way. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
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Setting the velocipede back on the tracks after train passes. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
4953 thumbnail picture
Mosquito protection in Colorado. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Colorado, Gunnison Valley 1927
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Rodman Fisk holding the level rod steady. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Alaska, Gut Bay, Chatham Strait area 1927
4955 thumbnail picture
First order leveling in Atlanta. Level party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4956 thumbnail picture
Leveling on Alameda Boulevard in Los Angeles. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Los Angeles, California 1926
4957 thumbnail picture
Beginning a spur line into Mokuaweoweo Crater. Leveling in support of gravity operations on Mauna Loa. Party of Lansing Simmons
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1927
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The last setup on the summit of Mauna Loa. Party of Lansing Simmons
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1927
4959 thumbnail picture
Leveling up Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
4960 thumbnail picture
Leveling up Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
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Level party at the top of Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
4962 thumbnail picture
Level party trying to stay warm in Washington. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
4963 thumbnail picture
Using dynamite to excavate a bench mark hole. Note dirt flying out of hole. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Northern California 1932
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First C&GS logo T-shirt. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Ukiah, California 1932
4965 thumbnail picture
Driving pin for steady rod support. Level party of Al Thorson
1933
4966 thumbnail picture
Checking the computations at the end of the day.
Palm Beach, Florida
4967 thumbnail picture
Speeder and trailer. Motor velocipede leveling. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
1934
4968 thumbnail picture
Levels lunch. Trying to stay warm on a cold day. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
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Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
4970 thumbnail picture
Bench mark truck showing mounting of water barrel. Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
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Observing party truck showing mounting of rod box. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
4972 thumbnail picture
Leveling in Mississippi. Rodman in depression requiring low instrument setup. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Mississippi 1935
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Determining sea level - just kidding! Rodman at bench mark covered by floodwaters. Mississippi River flood of 1935
Mississippi 1935
4974 thumbnail picture
The Basic Bench Mark at Pensacola. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Pensacola, Florida 1935
4975 thumbnail picture
Desert Shadows. Leveling across a dry lake bed
Western United States 1935?
4976 thumbnail picture
The travails of a bench mark setter. Level party of William Gibson
Southeast United States 1935
4977 thumbnail picture
Another episode in the life of a bench mark setter. Problems digging a hole. Level party of William Gibson
Southeast United States 1935
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Level work along a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
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Fording a river during level work for a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
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Leveling over the Tennessee River Bridge. Level party of William Gibson
Alabama, Decatur 1935
4981 thumbnail picture
The party that made 329 setups in 7 hours and 55 minutes. Working in area of extreme grades. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Western United States 1934
4982 thumbnail picture
Leveling on a cold winter's day. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina? 1935
4983 thumbnail picture
Carrying the fire bucket for cold fingers and frozen fountain pens. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina 1935
4984 thumbnail picture
A seven observing party level party with its trucks and equipment. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee 1935
4985 thumbnail picture
Observing in the Boundary Waters area of Minnesota. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
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Leveling along the Loon River. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
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Rodman driving footpin for rod while submerged. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
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Leveling along the trail to Prairie Portage. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
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Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
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Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
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Level party at Whisky Pass. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
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Level party in New York City. Level party of Charles D. Meaney
New York City 1937
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Extent of 1st and 2nd order level net as of July 1, 1936. W.P.A. computation party of Ralph Pfau
United States 1938
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Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
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Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
4996 thumbnail picture
Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
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Leveling at Mormon Mesa, Lake Meade area. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade area, Nevada 1941
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Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Note Hoover Dam in background. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
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Leveling - scene of Colorado River crossing near Overton. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade, Nevada 1941

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