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

5800 thumbnail picture
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
5801 thumbnail picture
Camp near Sanderson. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Sanderson, Texas January 27, 1934
5802 thumbnail picture
Camp at Reagan Canyon in west Texas. Spanish bayonet, rattlesnakes, and scorpions. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Texas, Brewster County February 4, 1934
5803 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Grande in the Big Bend area. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Presidio County, Texas March 6, 1934
5804 thumbnail picture
Camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
5805 thumbnail picture
Another view of the camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter.
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
5806 thumbnail picture
Four campgrounds in New Mexico. Camps at stations Corral, Thorn, Guitar, and Quail. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico April-May, 1934
5807 thumbnail picture
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
5808 thumbnail picture
The camp at Malta. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Malta, Montana June 26, 1934
5809 thumbnail picture
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
5810 thumbnail picture
Camp at Valentine. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Valentine, Nebraska August 1934
5811 thumbnail picture
Camp at Goodland. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter. Perhaps a reconnaissance group - Porter didn't work in Kansas in 1934
Goodland, Kansas September 1934
5812 thumbnail picture
Camp at Scotts Bluff. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska October 13, 1934
5813 thumbnail picture
"The Fotographer, himself". Portrait of George E. Marsh. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
1934?
5814 thumbnail picture
Turning in the government property when it looked like there were no more funds. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1934
5815 thumbnail picture
The camp at Plain View. Delightful gopher story as caption of photo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Plain View, Montana June 1934
5816 thumbnail picture
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
5817 thumbnail picture
Camp at Cape Kekurnoi on a calm day. Detached party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska,Cape Kekurnoi, south side Alaska Peninsula 1920
5818 thumbnail picture
The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. Before the storm. Photo #1 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
5819 thumbnail picture
The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. After the storm. Photo #2 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
5820 thumbnail picture
Heliotrope set up at lightkeeper's camp. Somewhere in Idaho or Montana. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho or Montana 1922
5821 thumbnail picture
Food cache between Anchorage and Fairbanks. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5822 thumbnail picture
On the trail of the observing party. After a fall storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5823 thumbnail picture
Camping between two fires without bedding. These guys were tough. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5824 thumbnail picture
Meat for dinner - sometimes the surveyors had to hunt their own food. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5825 thumbnail picture
Station Clear before the storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5826 thumbnail picture
Lightkeeper's camp at Station Clear after the storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5827 thumbnail picture
The two views of Station Clear. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5828 thumbnail picture
The lightkeeper's camp at Station Chulitna. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1924
5829 thumbnail picture
Camp on the side of Mount Cote. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
5830 thumbnail picture
Camp in the trees. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
5831 thumbnail picture
The building party camp at Crowley. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Crowley April 11, 1934
5832 thumbnail picture
Office trailer and camp at Alexandria. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Alexandria May 4, 1934
5833 thumbnail picture
Camp at Alexandria - observing arc between Eunice and Rustun, Louisiana. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Alexandria April-May, 1934
5834 thumbnail picture
The bridal suite - the Tryon's home for the first year of marriage. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Jonesboro May 1934
5835 thumbnail picture
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
5836 thumbnail picture
Ray Tryon on the front porch of his first married home. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Louisiana, Jonesboro Mid-May, 1934
5837 thumbnail picture
Taking the train to nowhere. Taking a day off in Coffeyville Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Kansas, Coffeeville Early June 1934
5838 thumbnail picture
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
5839 thumbnail picture
Another tornado - this one in South Dakota. Carl Aslakson later wrote that this cleared his inventory of long-lost items. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
South Dakota Summer 1934
5840 thumbnail picture
Having a little cheer on a day off in Willmar. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Minnesota, Willmar August 1934
5841 thumbnail picture
Camp at the end of the line - Carl Aslakson ran a tight ship. Triangulation from Louisiana to the Canadian border in 1934. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Minnesota, Baudette September 1, 1934
5842 thumbnail picture
Camp at the end of the line - Carl Aslakson ran a tight ship. Triangulation from Louisiana to the Canadian border in 1934. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Minnesota, Baudette September 1, 1934
5843 thumbnail picture
The camp at Alva. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Oklahoma, Alva Mid-December 1934
5844 thumbnail picture
Still a lot of tents but more and more trailers. The camp at Benjamin Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
Texas, Benjamin May 1935
5845 thumbnail picture
An all trailer camp - date and time unidentified. The days of the tent camps in the Lower 48 were over.
5846 thumbnail picture
Comparison between tent camps and trailer camps. An overnight innovation - trailers became the only way to go in 1935. Triangulation party of Carl I. Aslakson
April 1934 to May 1935
5847 thumbnail picture
Shorty and Novak at rest waiting for night observations. Camp on Gulf of Mexico
1954
5848 thumbnail picture
Camp on the Porcupine River
1955
5849 thumbnail picture
Camp on the Porcupine River
1955

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