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

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Part of the crew of the "Monitor" from a photograph taken soon after the fight.
6351 thumbnail picture
Sumner's Corps crossing the overflowed "Grapevine Bridge" to reinforce Couch at the Battle of Fair Oaks. Coast Surveyors Dorr and Donn helped find crossings of White Oak Swamp during the Seven Days.
6352 thumbnail picture
Mortar-steamers attacking the water-battery of Fort Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans.
6353 thumbnail picture
Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi and the positions of the mortar- fleet at the opening of the bombardment. The Coast Survey carried triangulation up the Mississippi River which allowed positioning the mortar vessels for indirect artillery fire, one of the first instances of geodesy and survey being used to position artillery (it was done under David Dixon Porter of the Navy)
6354 thumbnail picture
Mortar-schooners engaged against Fort Jackson. Distance of lead schooner from the fort, 2,850 yards as determined by Coast Survey. Total number of shells fired in six days was 16,800. One of the first instances of the use of geodesy for indirect artillery fire.
6355 thumbnail picture
Bird's-eye view of the passage of the forts below New Orleans.
6356 thumbnail picture
David Dixon Porter receiving Confederate officers on his flag-ship the Harriet Lane.
6357 thumbnail picture
The U.S.S. MISSISSIPPI attempting to run down the Confederate ram "Manassas" during the passing of the forts on the Mississippi River.
6358 thumbnail picture
Confederate sharp-shooters attacking the mortar-boats during the Battle of New Orleans.
6359 thumbnail picture
Early balloon warfare. Professor T. S. C. Lowe observing the Battle of Seven Pines from his balloon "Intrepid" on the north side of the Chickahominy River during the Peninsula Campaign.
6360 thumbnail picture
Building a corduroy road across White Oak Swamp. Coast Surveyors Frederic Dorr and J. W. Donn guided part of the Union Army across this swamp during the Seven Days.
6361 thumbnail picture
Supplying the hungry army at Harrison's Landing.
1862
6362 thumbnail picture
A sample of the Chickahominy Swamp.
1862
6363 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Porter's Flotilla arriving below Vicksburg.
1863, April 16
6364 thumbnail picture
The BLACKHAWK, Admiral Porter's flagship during the Vicksburg campaign.
1863
6365 thumbnail picture
Hazen's men landing from pontoon boats at Brown's Ferry during the Battle of Chattanooga
1863 November
6366 thumbnail picture
Bombardment of Fort Sumter and adjacent forts by the Union Fleet in Charleston Harbor.
1863 April 7
6367 thumbnail picture
The "Swamp Angel" in position and ready to fire on Charleston.
6368 thumbnail picture
The bombardment of Fort Fisher. The fall of this fort led to the fall of Wilmington, the last major Confederate port open to blockade runners.
1865 January 15
6369 thumbnail picture
The Lexington passing over the falls at the dam. This was during David Dixon Porter's Red River campaign following the fall of Vicksburg. The sketch was made by James Madison Alden, formerly attached to the Coast Survey steamer ACTIVE on the Pacific coast.
6370 thumbnail picture
The Confederate Fort De Russy from a sketch made by Clarence Fendall of the Coast Survey.
6371 thumbnail picture
Level
6372 thumbnail picture
Level crew breaking for lunch in eastern Washington.
1940 circa
6373 thumbnail picture
Leveling operations. Umbrella used to shade instrument from sun which causes derangement from level of the instrument.
1940 circa
6374 thumbnail picture
Leveling operations making an observation across water.
1940 circa
6375 thumbnail picture
Level crew wading through swamp after cutting path through brush. Tough work!
1940 circa
6376 thumbnail picture
Level crew slogging through a swamp.
1940 circa
6377 thumbnail picture
Level crew operating in brush area requiring extensive cutting of vegetation.
1940 circa
6378 thumbnail picture
U.S. Army tent camp at Manila following the end of World War II.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6379 thumbnail picture
Departure of Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Moore from Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1947. Colonel Moore in center, Palma, DeJesus, and Andres Hizon, future head of the Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey from left to right, then Moore, Paulson, and unknowns.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1947
6380 thumbnail picture
Michelle Apartments at Manila, home of Marvin and Muriel Paulson following World War II.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6381 thumbnail picture
Homes next door to the Michelle Apartments each having 10-15 occupants.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6382 thumbnail picture
Looking north from the Michelle Apartments at some of the wartime devastation.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6383 thumbnail picture
Remains of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Building where Commander Cowie was killed during a bombing raid at the beginning of the Second World War.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6384 thumbnail picture
Triangulation observing party ready to pack in to a station.
Oregon? 1948
6385 thumbnail picture
Leveling observing party
Oregon? 1948
6386 thumbnail picture
Base line measuring party.
1948
6387 thumbnail picture
Hotel Chewaucan at Paisley, Oregon.
1948
6388 thumbnail picture
Office trailers in the city park at Colfax, Washington.
1948
6389 thumbnail picture
Survey crew member trailers at Colfax, Washington.
1948
6390 thumbnail picture
Main street of Kotzebue, Alaska in 1950.
1950
6391 thumbnail picture
Shishmaref Schoolhouse and living house. Tents are living quarters for triangulation crew.
1950
6392 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Kotzebue, Alaska, before the field work began.
1950
6393 thumbnail picture
Stinson Gullwing with broken landing gear following hitting a pothole when landing on the beach.
1950
6394 thumbnail picture
Another view of the Gullwing.
1950
6395 thumbnail picture
Harbor office at the port of Santa Monica.
1950
6396 thumbnail picture
Hoover Dam on the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nevada.
1950
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Stinson Gullwing on floats at Kotzebue.
1950
6398 thumbnail picture
Kotzebue oceanfront property with seal meat drying on racks.
1950
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Upper right windows were location of Paulson apartment in Kotzebue.
1949

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