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

5100 thumbnail picture
Level party at the top of Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
5101 thumbnail picture
Level party trying to stay warm in Washington. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
5102 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
5103 thumbnail picture
First C&GS logo T-shirt. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Ukiah, California 1932
5104 thumbnail picture
Driving pin for steady rod support. Level party of Al Thorson
1933
5105 thumbnail picture
Checking the computations at the end of the day.
Palm Beach, Florida
5106 thumbnail picture
Speeder and trailer. Motor velocipede leveling. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
1934
5107 thumbnail picture
Levels lunch. Trying to stay warm on a cold day. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
5108 thumbnail picture
Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
5109 thumbnail picture
Bench mark truck showing mounting of water barrel. Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
5110 thumbnail picture
Observing party truck showing mounting of rod box. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
5111 thumbnail picture
Leveling in Mississippi. Rodman in depression requiring low instrument setup. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Mississippi 1935
5112 thumbnail picture
Determining sea level - just kidding! Rodman at bench mark covered by floodwaters. Mississippi River flood of 1935
Mississippi 1935
5113 thumbnail picture
The Basic Bench Mark at Pensacola. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Pensacola, Florida 1935
5114 thumbnail picture
Desert Shadows. Leveling across a dry lake bed
Western United States 1935?
5115 thumbnail picture
The travails of a bench mark setter. Level party of William Gibson
Southeast United States 1935
5116 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
5117 thumbnail picture
Level work along a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
5118 thumbnail picture
Fording a river during level work for a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
5119 thumbnail picture
Leveling over the Tennessee River Bridge. Level party of William Gibson
Alabama, Decatur 1935
5120 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
5121 thumbnail picture
Leveling on a cold winter's day. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina? 1935
5122 thumbnail picture
Carrying the fire bucket for cold fingers and frozen fountain pens. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina 1935
5123 thumbnail picture
A seven observing party level party with its trucks and equipment. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee 1935
5124 thumbnail picture
Observing in the Boundary Waters area of Minnesota. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
5125 thumbnail picture
Leveling along the Loon River. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
5126 thumbnail picture
Rodman driving footpin for rod while submerged. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
5127 thumbnail picture
Leveling along the trail to Prairie Portage. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
5128 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
5129 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
5130 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
5131 thumbnail picture
Level party in New York City. Level party of Charles D. Meaney
New York City 1937
5132 thumbnail picture
Extent of 1st and 2nd order level net as of July 1, 1936. W.P.A. computation party of Ralph Pfau
United States 1938
5133 thumbnail picture
Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
5134 thumbnail picture
Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
5135 thumbnail picture
Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
5136 thumbnail picture
Leveling at Mormon Mesa, Lake Meade area. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade area, Nevada 1941
5137 thumbnail picture
Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Note Hoover Dam in background. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
5138 thumbnail picture
Leveling - scene of Colorado River crossing near Overton. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade, Nevada 1941
5139 thumbnail picture
Rodman holding rod steady for observations. Bench mark as seen from highway. Level party of Gilbert C. Mast
Glenn Highway, Alaska 1944
5140 thumbnail picture
Level unit traveling along Glenn Highway. Level party of Gilbert C. Mast
Glenn Highway, Alaska 1944
5141 thumbnail picture
Level observations along the Salmon River. Note rod just to right of umbrella. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5142 thumbnail picture
Fording river during the course of the day's leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5143 thumbnail picture
A typical instrument position during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5144 thumbnail picture
A typical rod position during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5145 thumbnail picture
Instrument man signaling rodman to move to left. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5146 thumbnail picture
Bench mark setters transportation during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
5147 thumbnail picture
Leveling through the snow. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
5148 thumbnail picture
Leveling through the snow. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
5149 thumbnail picture
First order level observations in Brazil. Special training mission of Joseph Lushene
Brazil 1946

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