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

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Bubbler tide gauge at MacLeod Harbor. Installed by crew of HODGSON
MacLeod Harbor, Montague Island, Alaska 1965
5201 thumbnail picture
Tide gauge house on pier along southeast Atlantic coast. Tides party of Gerald B. Mills
1974
5202 thumbnail picture
Tide gauge house on pier along southeast Atlantic coast. Tides party of Gerald B. Mills
1974
5203 thumbnail picture
Bubbler tide gauge installed on pier at Searsport. Party off of PEIRCE
Searsport, Maine 1985
5204 thumbnail picture
Tidal leveling operations - connecting tide staff with bench marks. Combined operations party of C.G. Quillian Party off of GUIDE.
Alaska, Cat Island, Southeast Alaska 1915
5205 thumbnail picture
Tidal leveling operations - taking reading on the tide staff. Combined operations party of C.G. Quillian
Alaska, Cat Island, Southeast Alaska 1915
5206 thumbnail picture
Leveling to tide staff and water's edge at extreme low tide. Bubbler gauge orifice at right lower edge of photo. Improper installation necessitated leveling to assure observing lowest low water . Tidal bench mark leveling work off of DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska 1979
5207 thumbnail picture
Fathometer style tide gauge. Fathometer, clock, batteries, and wind generator to charge batteries. Installation by party off of PATHFINDER
Protection Point, Bristol Bay, Alaska 1949
5208 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Dale Ross holding rod during tidal leveling operations. Leveling tide staff and bench marks on Eleuthera Island. Party off of PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
5209 thumbnail picture
Tidal bench mark leveling in Muir Inlet. Party working in vicinity of recently retreated glacier. Party off of DAVIDSON
Muir Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska September 1979
5210 thumbnail picture
Tidal bench mark leveling on coast of Puerto Rico. Atlantic tides party
Puerto Rico
5211 thumbnail picture
Tidal leveling up cliff in Puerto Rico. Tieing to bench marks in vicinity of lighthouse. Atlantic tides party
Puerto Rico
5212 thumbnail picture
Leveling to bench marks from the tide staff. Atlantic tides party
Southeast United States 1974
5213 thumbnail picture
Running levels at a tide station. Atlantic tides party
Southeast United States 1974
5214 thumbnail picture
Tending tide gauge in intracoastal waterway.
Southeast United States
5215 thumbnail picture
Verifying predicted tides. Chart evaluation survey. Party off of PEIRCE
Florida, Biscayne Bay 1978
5216 thumbnail picture
Verifying predicted tides. Chart evaluation survey. Party off of PEIRCE
Florida, Biscayne Bay 1978
5217 thumbnail picture
Cleaning the tide staff. Atlantic tides party
South Carolina 1975
5218 thumbnail picture
Water level gauge at Lake Mead. Party of Emmett Sheridan
Nevada, Lake Mead 1941
5219 thumbnail picture
Hualapai Wash water level gauge. Party of Emmett Sheridan
Nevada, Lake Mead 1941
5220 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag diagram. The basic principle is to drag a wire attached to two vessels. If the wire encounters an obstruction it will come taut and form a "V"
1920?
5221 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag - engine and guiding roller. Deck of contract sloop NENA A. ROWLAND. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
New York, Block Island Sound 1913
5222 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag - arrangement of deck of guide boat. Deck of contract sloop NENA A. ROWLAND. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
New York, Block Island Sound 1913
5223 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag - plotting table and instruments on guide boat. Deck of contract sloop NENA A. ROWLAND. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
New York, Block Island Sound 1913
5224 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag - N. H. Heck watching the brake to stop reel. Reel stopped to attach floats and buoys to mark wire location. Deck of contract sloop NENA A. ROWLAND. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck. Only known photograph of Nicholas Heck in the field
New York, Block Island Sound 1913
5225 thumbnail picture
Diagram of obstructions discovered by wiredrag. Wiredrag party of J. H. Hawley
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts 1915
5226 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag vessels in Massachusetts Bay party. Guide launch pilot; end launch Two Brothers; large tender at buoy. Wiredrag party of J. H. Hawley
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts 1915
5227 thumbnail picture
Watching the wire coming in. Working in approaches to Boston Harbor. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
Massachusetts, Approaches to Boston Harbor 1915
5228 thumbnail picture
Stowage of wiredrag equipment. Working in approaches to Boston Harbor. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
1915
5229 thumbnail picture
Guide launch FORTUNA setting out the drag. Working in approaches to Boston Harbor. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
1915
5230 thumbnail picture
Taking up the drag on the EQUATOR. Wiredrag party of J. A. Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
5231 thumbnail picture
Setting out the large buoy. Wiredrag party of J. A. Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
5232 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag problems - buoys on wire crushed by being pulled under by tides. Wiredrag party of J. A. Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
5233 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag problems - removing kelp from the wire.
Maine
5234 thumbnail picture
Setting a floating signal to help navigate wiredrag operations. Wiredrag party of J. H. Hawley
Florida Keys 1917
5235 thumbnail picture
Contract wiredrag launch TWILIGHT. First view without wiredrag gear - second with wiredrag gear installed. Semaphore signalling device installed on second picture
Florida Keys 1917
5236 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag contract launch ROOSEVELT. Drafting table and shelter for plotting sheet installed. Wiredrag party of A. Joachims
Vicinity of Petersburg, Alaska 1917
5237 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag problems - buoys crushed by water pressure. Buoys carried under by strong tidal currents in the Race. Wiredrag party of R. P. Strough
New York, Block Island Sound 1917
5238 thumbnail picture
End launch STANDARD equipped for wiredrag work. Wiredrag party of R. P. Strough
Connecticut, Block Island area 1917
5239 thumbnail picture
Setting out the drag from the guide launch PILOT. Wiredrag party of R. P. Strough
Connecticut, Block Island area 1917
5240 thumbnail picture
Guide launch PILOT showing drag gear. Wiredrag party of R. P. Strough
Connecticut, Block Island area 1917
5241 thumbnail picture
Setting out the drag and buoys from the guide launch. Note semaphore signaling device on stern. Wiredrag party of J. H. Hawley
Maine coast 1918
5242 thumbnail picture
Drowned forest discovered by wiredrag on Lake Washington. Pulling up a moderate size tree. Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck
Washington, Lake Washington 1920
5243 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag using oar power. Note third boat at distant right. Wiredrag party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska, Baranof Island 1925
5244 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag hung up on obstruction at buoy no. 4. Note "V" of buoy path characteristic of obstruction discovery. Wiredrag party off of EXPLORER
Alaska, Klawak, Southeast 1927
5245 thumbnail picture
Newspaper feature on wiredrag in Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Wiredrag party of B. H. Rigg
Long Island Sound, New York 1931
5246 thumbnail picture
Drag tester - Mate Franz Okeson on right. Wiredrag party of B. H. Rigg
Long Island Sound, New York 1931
5247 thumbnail picture
C&GS Launch 66 - wiredrag tender in Long Island Sound. Mate Franz Okeson facing camera on right
Long Island Sound, New York 1931
5248 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag at Mitchell-Jordan Reservoir. Site for seaplane ferrying landing site . Wiredrag party of Max Ricketts
Alabama 1942
5249 thumbnail picture
Some tools of the trade - wiredrag at Mitchell-Jordan Reservoir. Sextants for shooting horizontal angles, 3-arm protractor for plotting positions . Wiredrag party of Max Ricketts
Alabama 1942

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