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

3850 thumbnail picture
Station Stephens East Base Minnesota - marking complete. 98th Meridian - Beginning of the first great north-south arc.
Minnesota, Western 1903
3851 thumbnail picture
Building party leaving Lampasas, Texas. J.S. Bilby in light buggy.
Texas, Lampasas November 4, 1903
3852 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby at Station Foss 1904 Minnesota. Wagon used by him to carry instruments and other light outfit.
Minnesota, Western 1904
3853 thumbnail picture
Transportation outfit - party of E.R. Martin. International Boundary Commission. Continental Divide to Lake of Woods
U. S.- Canada border 1914
3854 thumbnail picture
Transportation outfit - party of E.R. Martin. International Boundary Commission. Continental Divide to Lake of Woods
U. S.- Canada border, 49th Parallel 1914
3855 thumbnail picture
A bad mudhole on the way to Kluane. 141st Meridian Survey.
U. S.- Canada border, Alaska 1912
3856 thumbnail picture
Horses and man covered for mosquitoes. 141st Meridian Survey.
1912
3857 thumbnail picture
Two views of Hassler' s carriage. John Farley sketch.
1836?
3858 thumbnail picture
Packing them up in the morning - Montana. Triangulation party camp.
Montana 1922
3859 thumbnail picture
Dog sled trip up the 141st Meridian to the Arctic Ocean. International Boundary Party under Assistant John H. Turner. Traveled from Porcupine to Arctic Ocean and back in 18 days. A round trip of over 400 miles --- lowest temperature was -50 Fahrenheit. March 27 to April 14, 1890
Alaska-Canada Boundary 141st Meridian 1890
3860 thumbnail picture
Pack train. Triangulation party on the move.
Montana 1922
3861 thumbnail picture
On way to Station Stump. Too much mud.
Montana May 1922
3862 thumbnail picture
On way to Station Stump. Down and out - too much mud.
Montana May 1922
3863 thumbnail picture
On way to Station Stump. Too much soft snow.
Montana May 1922
3864 thumbnail picture
On way to Station Stump
Montana May 1922
3865 thumbnail picture
Climbing peak 5300 with survey gear - 141st meridian. Alaska - Canada Boundary Survey.
Alaska, 141st Meridian 1911?
3866 thumbnail picture
Jumping a crevass at Bradford Glacier, Alaska
Alaska, Bradford Glacier 1916
3867 thumbnail picture
The trail up Quiniluban. Survey crew off Ship FATHOMER.
Philippine Islands, Quiniluban 1912
3868 thumbnail picture
Using Yukon sled across Portage Glacier. Survey crew of R. P. Strough.
Alaska, Portage Glacier 1914
3869 thumbnail picture
Packing instruments for astro work. Nearly 300 pounds total. Astro crew of C.V. Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3870 thumbnail picture
Taylor carrying 70 pounds. Astro crew of C.V. Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3871 thumbnail picture
Packing up Lookout Mountain - Mt. Hood in background. Astro crew of C.V. Hodgson.
Oregon 1916
3872 thumbnail picture
Building party coming down from Station Remmel. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton.
U.S.-Canada Border, 49th Parallel 1924
3873 thumbnail picture
I hate these narrow ridges. Survey crew from ship WESTDAHL.
Alaska, White Pass area 1936
3874 thumbnail picture
I hate these narrow ridges. Survey crew from ship WESTDAHL.
Alaska, Taku Inlet 1936
3875 thumbnail picture
On the way to Station Stump after the horses gave out. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Montana 1922
3876 thumbnail picture
Getting there the hard way - I. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3877 thumbnail picture
Getting there the hard way - II. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3878 thumbnail picture
Getting there the hard way - III - climbing Station Wolverine. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3879 thumbnail picture
Getting there the hard way - IV. Fueled by willpower. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3880 thumbnail picture
Getting there the hard way - V. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3881 thumbnail picture
All tuckered out. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife. Chief of Party William M. Scaife
Alaska Central 1923
3882 thumbnail picture
Ready to rope up prior to crossing Twin Glacier. William Scaife with rope. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska Southeast, Twin Glacier 1929
3883 thumbnail picture
Crossing Twin Glacier. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Southeast, Twin Glacier 1929
3884 thumbnail picture
End of trip across Twin Glacier. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Southeast, Twin Glacier 1929
3885 thumbnail picture
Level party of B. E. Tilton.
United States, Central 1900
3886 thumbnail picture
Early mechanized level party with hand-velocipede. Observer riding ahead. Level party of W.H. Burger.
Oklahoma, Indian Territory 1902
3887 thumbnail picture
Early level crew - taking the back sight. Umbrella shading instrument, recorder writing down observations and computing. Level party of W.H. Burger.
Oklahoma, Indian Territory 1902
3888 thumbnail picture
Early level crew - passing the mallet. Rear rodman passing front rodman, recorder pulling. Rodman moving ahead will drive spike to steady rod.
Oklahoma, Indian Territory 1902
3889 thumbnail picture
Living in a railroad box-car left on the siding. Ford Kurtz - member of early level crew.
Oklahoma, Indian Territory 1902
3890 thumbnail picture
William Scaife on motor velocipede south of Fairbanks. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1923
3891 thumbnail picture
Leveling crew moving velocipede off tracks for approaching train. Level party of Herman Odessey.
Alaska Central 1923
3892 thumbnail picture
Leveling crew entering tunnel on velocipede. Hope they knew the train schedule. Level party of Herman Odessey.
Alaska Central 1923
3893 thumbnail picture
Leveling crew with inclined tripod mounted on velocipede. Level party of J.D. Crichton.
United States, Central 1920
3894 thumbnail picture
First day on the trail up Station Azimuth. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Southeast 1929
3895 thumbnail picture
Packing in the astro instruments. Shields, 50 lbs. Astro party of C.V Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3896 thumbnail picture
Packing in the astro instruments. Robuck, 76 lbs. Astro party of C.V Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3897 thumbnail picture
Packing in the astro instruments. Chief of party, 102 lbs. Astro party of C.V Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3898 thumbnail picture
Packing in the astro instruments. Taylor, 70 lbs. Astro party of C.V Hodgson.
Arizona 1914
3899 thumbnail picture
Mountain climbing in June. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929

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