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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
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Launch lunch on Inner Brass Island. Launch lunch was a venerable institution on hydrographic ships. Usually consisted of bread, bologna, and whatever else could be put in a cooler Always generated gripes but no one ever starved. Tide gauge installation crew breaking for lunch
Inner Brass Island, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Launch lunch has a long history. Breaking for lunch on the Fraser River, British Columbia. During surveys on the International Boundary
Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada 1858
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Launch lunch on the way to a triangulation station. Party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
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Resting from long climb to triangulation station and return to beach. L to R- Mills, Noble, Paton, Lady (on back), Brown, Lockhart, and Drynan
Alaska, Yunaska Island, Aleutian Islands 1940
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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Camp on Santa Rosa Island. Radio acoustic ranging shore camp
Santa Rosa Island, California
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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The camp at Murdo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Murdo, South Dakota 1934
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Mrs. Maygrath at Station Spotted. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Wyoming, Cambell County 1934
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A sad day - out of funds and disbanding the party. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1935
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Base camp for Mount Elbert observations. The party got a reprieve as there was more funding to finish some Colorado work . Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Mount Elbert, Colorado July, 1935
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Camp near Sanderson. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Sanderson, Texas January 27, 1934
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Camp at Reagan Canyon in west Texas. Spanish bayonet, rattlesnakes, and scorpions. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Texas, Brewster County February 4, 1934
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Camp at Station Grande in the Big Bend area. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Presidio County, Texas March 6, 1934
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Camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
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Another view of the camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter.
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
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Four campgrounds in New Mexico. Camps at stations Corral, Thorn, Guitar, and Quail. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico April-May, 1934
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A little relaxation at Bear Springs Camp. Easy come- Easy go --- Shooting craps on a day off. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico, Bear Springs May 7, 1934
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The camp at Malta. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Malta, Montana June 26, 1934
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Camp at St. Francis -- cabins and showers. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter. Caption indicating St. Francis, Nebraska, is incorrect
St. Francis, South Dakota August 1934
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Camp at Valentine. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Valentine, Nebraska August 1934
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Camp at Goodland. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter. Perhaps a reconnaissance group - Porter didn't work in Kansas in 1934
Goodland, Kansas September 1934
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Camp at Scotts Bluff. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska October 13, 1934
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"The Fotographer, himself". Portrait of George E. Marsh. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
1934?
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Turning in the government property when it looked like there were no more funds. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1934
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The camp at Plain View. Delightful gopher story as caption of photo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Plain View, Montana June 1934
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The camp at McCook during the floods along the Republican River. Geodetic crew helped in relief efforts. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
McCook, Nebraska June 1935
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Camp at Cape Kekurnoi on a calm day. Detached party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska,Cape Kekurnoi, south side Alaska Peninsula 1920
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The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. Before the storm. Photo #1 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
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The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. After the storm. Photo #2 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
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Heliotrope set up at lightkeeper's camp. Somewhere in Idaho or Montana. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho or Montana 1922
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Food cache between Anchorage and Fairbanks. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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On the trail of the observing party. After a fall storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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Camping between two fires without bedding. These guys were tough. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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Meat for dinner - sometimes the surveyors had to hunt their own food. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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Station Clear before the storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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Lightkeeper's camp at Station Clear after the storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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The two views of Station Clear. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
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The lightkeeper's camp at Station Chulitna. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1924
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Camp on the side of Mount Cote. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
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Camp in the trees. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
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The building party camp at Crowley. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Crowley April 11, 1934
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Office trailer and camp at Alexandria. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Alexandria May 4, 1934
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Camp at Alexandria - observing arc between Eunice and Rustun, Louisiana. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Alexandria April-May, 1934
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The bridal suite - the Tryon's home for the first year of marriage. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Jonesboro May 1934
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Walter J. Bilby's trailer at Crowley. Trailer camps began replacing the great tent camps in the mid-1930's. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Crowley April 1934
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Ray Tryon on the front porch of his first married home. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Jonesboro Mid-May, 1934
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Taking the train to nowhere. Taking a day off in Coffeyville Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Kansas, Coffeeville Early June 1934
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Cleaning up after a tornado hit the camp in Columbus. Carl Aslakson later wrote that this cleared his inventory of long-lost items. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Nebraska, Columbus Summer 1934

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