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

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E.T.T. (end of truck travel for the jeep and the beginning of a pack to a mountain peak.
1301 thumbnail picture
Dos Cabezas Peaks
Arizona, Willcox area 1945 April
1302 thumbnail picture
Sandia Mountains across the Rio Grande Valley
New Mexico, Albuquerque area
1303 thumbnail picture
Pueblo Bonito
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon
1304 thumbnail picture
A lookout tower on Sandia Peak
New Mexico, Sandia Mountains
1305 thumbnail picture
Driver with rolled lightkeeper truck 707 somewhere in Arizona. Among the hazards of back country truck travel. This particular driver rolled a truck three times before being transferred to a less mobile CPS camp.
1306 thumbnail picture
La Manga Pass, Colorado. GP with one of the camp mascots, the dog named DG. DG is the code for finishing observations at the end of a night's observations.
1307 thumbnail picture
Packing to the Mount Taylor lookout tower
New Mexico
1308 thumbnail picture
Messamer, Uhte, and Newcomer at Station Manzano.
glendale
1309 thumbnail picture
Lovett and Huey packing to a station on Enchanted Mesa
New Mexico, Cibola County
1310 thumbnail picture
The Sangre de Cristo Mountains from station Castilla.
New Mexico
1311 thumbnail picture
Roy Barnhart packing into a station in the high country.
1312 thumbnail picture
Brown horse and mule packing to a station somewhere in New Mexico
New Mexico
1313 thumbnail picture
Breaking camp at Station Costilla and Ventrero
New Mexico, Costilla
1314 thumbnail picture
E.H.T. (end of horse travel) thence back pack to station
1315 thumbnail picture
Sunset at Peach Springs with pack horses silhouetted.
1944 November
1316 thumbnail picture
Tent row at a base camp
1945 circa
1317 thumbnail picture
Campground at Safford
Arizona, Safford
1318 thumbnail picture
A tent fire at a base camp
New Mexico, Grants
1319 thumbnail picture
Mess tent fire
Arizona, Willcox
1320 thumbnail picture
Barber Newcomer giving Creasdale a haircut
1321 thumbnail picture
"Jack Time" or "We love milk at the open air mess in the shade at Farmington.
New Mexico, Farmington 1945 July
1322 thumbnail picture
Jesse Moch at the cook tent.
Nevada, Glendale 1944 May
1323 thumbnail picture
Supper in the armory
New Mexico, Silver City
1324 thumbnail picture
J. J. Bachtel, an old time Coast and Geodetic Survey field man, who had served for many years in the Philippines.
1325 thumbnail picture
The base camp in the snow at Santa Fe
New Mexico, Santa Fe
1326 thumbnail picture
Crew mascots D.G. and Poncho
New Mexico, Silver City
1327 thumbnail picture
Roy Barnhart at Willcox
Arizona, Willcox
1328 thumbnail picture
Crew group photo - Messamer, Riggs, Huoy, Wolfe, Wiggins, Lovett, Wildman, Luloff, Newton, Shaw, Blanche, Marshall, Sternberg, N. G. McCoy, Cavitt, H. Pace, Hofmire, Brock, D. L. McCoy, Newcomer, and Bowman.
1329 thumbnail picture
Itinerary of CPS-98 during its three years of existence. Such constant moving was typical of geodetic field crews from the 1920's through the 1980's.
1330 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1331 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1332 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1333 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1334 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1335 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1336 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1337 thumbnail picture
Photos from other members of CPS-98 detailing the work of a geodetic triangulation party.
1338 thumbnail picture
Photos from retracing the work of CPS-98 taken fifty years after disbanding the crew.
1339 thumbnail picture
Bob Green observing with Parkhurst 9-inch theodolite.
1340 thumbnail picture
Bob Green reading A-micrometer on Parkhurst 9-inch theodolite.
1341 thumbnail picture
Station South Base near Prescott. A heliotrope is on the four-foot observing stand.
Arizona, near Prescott 1944 December
1342 thumbnail picture
Charlie Bowman using a collimator to locate the center of the tripod which will support the theodolite on a 20-foot observing stand.
1944 Circa
1343 thumbnail picture
The twenty-foot observing stand at Station Tijeras. Note the tower for supporting the theodolite built within the stand that will support the observers.
New Mexico, near Albuquerque 1946 January
1344 thumbnail picture
The tripod for supporting the theodolite at Station Tijeras. Once the tripod was built, construction of the 20-foot observing stand was begun.
New Mexico, near Albuquerque 1946 January
1345 thumbnail picture
The end of Weasel travel and the beginning of snowshoe travel on the trek to Station Manzano.
New Mexico, near Albuquerque 1946 January
1346 thumbnail picture
About halfway up Station Manzano. This was a "rough cookie." Bill Lilley and Bob Newcomer struggling through 3 feet of snow.
New Mexico, near Albuquerque 1946 January
1347 thumbnail picture
The way to the station on Enchanted Mesa looking from the bottom of the crevass.
New Mexico, near Acoma 1945 July
1348 thumbnail picture
One morning just before loading up. L to R - Bob Lovett, Eric Hammarstrom, Lou Probasco, L. Myers, Jack de Beers, Dean Luttle, Alan Adams.
Cades Cove 1945 Circa
1349 thumbnail picture
Putting up the pole for electrical wiring at the camp at Peach Springs.
Arizona, Peach Springs 1944 November

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