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

1650 thumbnail picture
Maintenance area for speeders used in leveling operations.
California, Southern 1920
1651 thumbnail picture
Recorder sitting while working with tabulating machine; umbrella man shading leveling instrument; and rodman holding rod vertical over turning point. Picture shows how line sight clears recorder with inclined tripod. Party of J.D. Crichton.
California, Southern 1920
1652 thumbnail picture
Level crew posing with speeders in foreground. Harry Siple on right. Party of J. D. Crichton
Oregon 1920
1653 thumbnail picture
Level crew placing speeder on tracks preparing to head to day's work. Note palm tree indicating general location of crew.
California, Southern 1920
1654 thumbnail picture
Level crew stopping for group photo at train station.
California, Southern 1920
1655 thumbnail picture
Level crew with party chief operating instrument.
1920
1656 thumbnail picture
Level operations at an industrial facility.
1920
1657 thumbnail picture
Level operations along the coast north of Los Angeles.
California, Southern 1920
1658 thumbnail picture
Station master with H.M Sippel's baggage. Apparently a homophone of Harry Siple.
1920
1659 thumbnail picture
Crossing a trestle during leveling operations. A dangerous proposition as there was no place to put the speeders if an unexpected train happened by.
California, Southern 1920
1660 thumbnail picture
Four speeders in a row - outfit of a double-level crew.
1920
1661 thumbnail picture
Working along the Southern Pacific Railroad. Rodman at benchmark. Observing crew even with engine on right. Velocipede removed from tracks. Level party of C. A. Egner
California 1920
1662 thumbnail picture
J. R. Crichton observing with side-mounted level instrument from railroad velocipede.
California, Southern
1663 thumbnail picture
J. R. Crichton observing with side-mounted level instrument from railroad
California, Southern
1664 thumbnail picture
Center mounted level instrument on velocipede with rodman velocipede and stowed level rods to the right.
California, Southern
1665 thumbnail picture
Crew of the USC&GS TULIP working in the Philippine Islands just prior to turning over all functions to the Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Philippine Islands, Manila 1950
1666 thumbnail picture
A meeting of the U.S.-Philippines Rehabilitation Agencies Council. 2nd from left, Commander Charles Pierce, USC&GS; third from right, A. C. Peterson, United States Weather Bureau.
Philippine Islands, Manila 1950
1667 thumbnail picture
USC&GS ship TULIP (WAGL 249) anchored on working grounds in Subic Bay
Philippine Islands, Subic Bay
1668 thumbnail picture
Ensign Filomeno L. Corton conducting plane table topography
Philippine Islands, Subic Bay 1950 April
1669 thumbnail picture
Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey officers attached to the USC&GS ship TULIP
Philippine Islands, Manila 1950 May
1670 thumbnail picture
The large drafting table on the boat deck of the USC&GS ship TULIP.
1671 thumbnail picture
Ensign Calixto S. Rozal conducting plane table topography.
Philippine Islands, Subic Bay 1950 April
1672 thumbnail picture
Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey officers and trainees attached to USC&GS ship TULIP
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1949 November
1673 thumbnail picture
Philippine Coast and Geodetic Survey officers attached to USC&GS Ship TULIP
Philippine Islands, Manila 1950 May
1674 thumbnail picture
Petty officers of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER
1913 circa
1675 thumbnail picture
The beach at Mumtrakamut
Alaska, Bristol Bay area? 1913 circa
1676 thumbnail picture
The tide observers at Goodnews Bay with a ptarmigan dinner.
Alaska, Goodnews Bay 1913
1677 thumbnail picture
Some officers and crew of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER at Mumtrakamut. L-R -- Lovlee, Robinson, Sjender, I. Nelson, Moen, Babcock, C. Nelson, McMillan, Surgeon Sommer.
Alaska, Bristol Bay area? 1913 circa
1678 thumbnail picture
Chief writer (yeoman) Ohlsen at the store-house at Goodnews Bay.
1679 thumbnail picture
Recruits enroute to Goodnews Bay and the EXPLORER
1913
1680 thumbnail picture
Some of EXPLORER's crew with a string of ptarmigan at a shore camp.
1913
1681 thumbnail picture
Barat Ohlsen, Chief Engineer of the USC&GS Ship YUKON with large bearskin.
Alaska, Kings Cove 1913
1682 thumbnail picture
Surgeon Sommer with Alaskan pups
Alaska, Goodnews Bay 1913
1683 thumbnail picture
Lowering a launch on the EXPLORER
1684 thumbnail picture
Improvised platform and sounding trolley platform on the Steamer EXPLORER
1685 thumbnail picture
The tide observers' tent at Goodnews Bay
Alaska, Goodnews Bay 1913
1686 thumbnail picture
A native American village at Kings Cove
Alaska, Kings Cove 1913
1687 thumbnail picture
Native food caches at Mumtrakamut
1688 thumbnail picture
In a reference to the horrendous western Alaska weather, this is captioned: Mumtrakamut natives sunning themselves. L-r -- Lovlee, Freeman, Allison, Dr. Sommer, I. Nelson, Reynolds.
1913
1689 thumbnail picture
Mumtrakamut natives and Reynolds, Seymour, and Nelson of the Steamer EXPLORER at head of Goodnews Bay.
1690 thumbnail picture
Native woman cooking at Mumtrakamut.
1691 thumbnail picture
Coal sacks deposited at Goodnews Bay by the Steamer YUKON for the Steamer EXPLORER
1913
1692 thumbnail picture
The coal barge at Goodnews Bay
1913
1693 thumbnail picture
The coal barge at Goodnews Bay
1913
1694 thumbnail picture
Prospector Freemann's sodhouse and Dr. Sommer at Goodnews Bay.
1695 thumbnail picture
Mumtrakamut natives outside their sod home.
1696 thumbnail picture
Vasiliev, the reindeer herder's hut at Goodnews Bay
1697 thumbnail picture
Prospector Stapelfeldt's hut near the Beluga Mountains at Goodnews Bay.
1698 thumbnail picture
Crewmembers from EXPLORER trying out native kayaks.
1699 thumbnail picture
Lukens, Cotton, Allison, and Ivor Nelson enjoying "launch lunch" above Mumtrakamut.

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