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

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Installing tide staff during MacMillan Arctic Expedition on Schooner BOWDOIN.
Greenland, Etah
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Checking a water level gauge.
1971 ca.
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Portable tide gauge.
1920 ca.
653 thumbnail picture
Standard automatic tide gauge.
1920 ca.
654 thumbnail picture
Establishing a field portable automatic tide gauge.
1930 ca.
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Checking a tide gauge.
Alaska, Glacier Bay 1937
656 thumbnail picture
Tide gauge installation at Cape Mordvinof.
Alaska, Cape Mordvinof 1935 ca.
657 thumbnail picture
Portable tide gauge mounted on float well showing float.
1920 ca.
658 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey tide house.
United States,Southeast
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Recording device in tide house. Possibly tides registering somewhere in western Gulf of Mexico.
United States, Gulf of Mexico
660 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey tide prediction machine in use in WWII with woman operator.
Washington, D.C. 1943 ca.
661 thumbnail picture
Jim Dixon running the gun checking the stability of the tide staff in Boston Harbor to determine if ice has affected the stability of the staff.
Massachusetts, Boston 1972 ca.
662 thumbnail picture
Recording device for standard tide gauge.
Washington, D.C. 1920 ca.
663 thumbnail picture
Haskell water level gauge.
Great Lakes 1937 ca.
664 thumbnail picture
Station Burnt Point. U.S. Lake Survey Signal as remodeled after Canadian Signal done with. See image cgs00701.
Canada, Ontario, Manitoulin Island area 1904 June
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Observing section along Section Drydock on the St. Clair River.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
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Lake Survey field party camp.
Great Lakes 1903
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Observing tower at Station Detour. This wooden tower was erected in 1893 and removed in 1903 and replaced by a gas pipe observing tower.
Great Lakes 1903
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Observing tower at Fort St. Joe.
Canada, Ontario, St. Joseph Island 1903 June
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Station Hayes. A 22-foot observing stand built of green Norway spruce and dry Cedar.
Michigan, Alcona County, near Glennie 1905 July 8
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Gas pipe tower erection. Building a 9-foot inside tower section on tower over Station Detour.
Great Lakes 1903 June
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Building an 18-foot outside section of a gas pipe tower at Station Detour.
Great Lakes 1903 June
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Camp No. 7. Construction camp lived in during building of observing tower for Station Comstock.
Michigan, Alcona County, west of Hubbard Lake 1905 June 1-6
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Either cleaning up or in need of a new cook. This camp, Camp No. 6, was a one- night stop.
Michigan, Alcona County, west bank Hubbard Lake 1905 May 31
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Temporary camp on Great Duck Island.
Great Lakes 1905 October 28
675 thumbnail picture
Tower erection camp at Station Duck on Great Duck Island.
Great Lakes 1905 November
676 thumbnail picture
Heliotrope and observing instrument at Station Gatacre (secondary triangulation. ) Heliotrope on four foot tripod.
Canada, Ontario, Manitoulin Island 1904 July
677 thumbnail picture
"Simpson and his perch." Scaffold for heliotrope at Station Stoville. 35 feet to top of cutoff maple tree. Station built in 6 hours.
Great Lakes 1904 November
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Screwing in a big leg on a gas pipe observing tower on Station Walker.
Michigan, Alpena County 1904 November
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"Entering a big leg" on a gas pipe observing tower at Station Duck. he served in Vietnam. Approximately 25 years later he served the United States again in helping negotiate an agreement with Vietnam for the exchange of meteorological data.
Great Lakes 1903 November
680 thumbnail picture
Observing stand at Beavertail Point, first erected in 1851. Used on secondary triangulation.
Great Lakes 1903 July
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Station Reid, a 25-foot observing platform.
Canada, Ontario, Cockburn Island 1904 August
682 thumbnail picture
Station Greenbush, a 44-foot observing tower that was blown down a few months after being built.
Michigan, Alcona County, Greenbush 1905 June 22
683 thumbnail picture
A 36 foot observing tower at Station Stovel.
Michigan, Alpena County, 2 mi. W. of Hubbard Lake 1905 May 31
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Level party running a section of the Niagara River between Ashland Avenue Gauge Station and the head of the Whirlpool Rapids. A levelman, recorder, rodman, and anchorman were working in 20 below zero Fahrenheit temperature. Rodman Richard Sides and anchor-man Roy Stack are shown in picture.
New York, Niagara River 1957 December
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Twelve-foot observing stand with 30-foot signal at Station Phillips Hill.
Great Lakes 1903 September
686 thumbnail picture
Sixteen-foot observing stand at Station Reid.
Canada, Ontario, Cockburn Island 1903 July
687 thumbnail picture
Station Burnt Point. Canadian Signal. See image cgs00678.
Canada, Ontario, Manitoulin Island area 1904 June
688 thumbnail picture
Water level gage on Section Gorge.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
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U.S. Lake Survey water level gauge.
Great Lakes 1960 ca.
690 thumbnail picture
U.S. Lake Survey water level gauge.
Great Lakes 1960 ca.
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Lake Survey employee Jim Morris checking water level gauge.
Indiana, Fort Wayne 1937 September
692 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey water gauge house showing water level for mariners.
Great Lakes 1930 ca.
693 thumbnail picture
Haskell current meter Type B.
Michigan, Detroit River 1906 May
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Haskell current meter Type A. Foreshortened view.
Michigan, Detroit River 1906 May
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Haskell current meter Type A. Foreshortened view.
Michigan, Detroit River 1906 May
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Lake Survey employee Jim Morris checking water level gauge.
Great Lakes 1937 September
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U.S. Lake Survey camp at Bayfield, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin, Bayfield 1867 ca.
698 thumbnail picture
U.S. Geological Survey electrical type water level gauge.
Great Lakes 1960 ca.
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Haskell water level gauge in water level house.
Indiana, Fort Wayne 1937 September

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