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

3900 thumbnail picture
On the trail to Station Lazaro.
Southeast Alaska, Clarence Strait 1921
3901 thumbnail picture
Packing up a shear cliff. Party off WILDCAT.
Alaska, Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula
3902 thumbnail picture
I sure wish they'd put these stations in easier places. Party off WILDCAT.
Alaska, Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula
3903 thumbnail picture
Packing up Snow Mountain. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter.
1925
3904 thumbnail picture
2-man observation party. Herman Odessey on left, Walter Bilby on right. Triangulation party of Herman Odessey
Montana 1925
3905 thumbnail picture
Resting part way up to Station Armada. Time for a snack. Astro party of Ector B. Latham.
California Southern 1932
3906 thumbnail picture
Observer Thomas and pack. Triangulation party of Wilbur A. Porter.
Colorado 1934
3907 thumbnail picture
Observing party on the way to Longs Peak. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson.
Colorado, Longs Peak 1939
3908 thumbnail picture
After descent of Laramie Peak.
Wyoming, Laramie Peak 1935?
3909 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
3910 thumbnail picture
Packing up. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
3911 thumbnail picture
Cold day- cold horses --- near Station Schist. Nearing the end of the season. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
3912 thumbnail picture
Pack train at the top of Mauna Loa. Astro Party of E. J. Brown. World Longitude Network.
Hawaii, Mauna Loa 1927
3913 thumbnail picture
"Getting Out" - Horses helping horsepower. Level party of Herman Odessey.
Alaska, North of Valdez 1923
3914 thumbnail picture
Wrangler with horses on 49th Parallel. Triangulation party of Ector B. Latham. Boundary survey of U.S. - Canada border.
Montana, 49th Parallel 1934
3915 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby with light reconnaissance buggy. Reconnaissance party of Jasper Bilby. The 98th Meridian survey was the first great North-South arc in the U.S.
Minnesota, 98th Meridian 1903?
3916 thumbnail picture
Two kinds of horsepower. Crossing the Red River near Granite, Oklahoma. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton.
Near Granite, Oklahoma 1921
3917 thumbnail picture
Going to work by horse and oxcart. Believed to be Roland Horne on horseback.
Philippine Islands 1923
3918 thumbnail picture
Slogging through the snowfields. The "country behind Station Twin". Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
3919 thumbnail picture
Spring reconnaissance with pack-dogs after leaving the railroad at Cantwell. Each dog could carry about 30 pounds. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1924
3920 thumbnail picture
Fording a small stream with pack-dogs after leaving the railroad at Cantwell. Each dog could carry about 30 pounds. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska Central 1924?
3921 thumbnail picture
The trip across the snowfields. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
3922 thumbnail picture
Spring reconnaissance in the Broad Pass District. After leaving the railroad at Cantwell. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska Central 1924?
3923 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
3924 thumbnail picture
Traveling by human power - rickshaw ride in the Orient. On the way over to the Philippines.
Japan 1932?
3925 thumbnail picture
Hubert Paton and Bloomberg in a Cebu cart. Shore leave in the Philippines.
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1925
3926 thumbnail picture
Idyllic day on the Yukon River. Reconnaissance party of Sam O. White.
Alaska, Yukon River 1926
3927 thumbnail picture
Climbing up 110' rock near McArthur Pass. Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, East arm of Nuka Bay, Kenai Peninsula 1927
3928 thumbnail picture
Landing at Station "Steep". Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1927
3929 thumbnail picture
Climbing to station. Survey crew from WILDCAT.
Alaska Southwest, Cathedral Island, SE Kodiak Is. 1928
3930 thumbnail picture
Large stern-wheel boat bringing supplies. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel.
Arizona, Glen Canyon, Colorado River 1921
3931 thumbnail picture
The boat was transportation for the level party. Camp in Glen Canyon. Level party of Fred E. Joekel
Arizona, Glen Canyon, Colorado River 1921
3932 thumbnail picture
Bear Creek Canyon, Portage Glacier. Note canoe for scale of glacier. Party of R. P. Strough
Alaska, West end of Portage Glacier 1914
3933 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
3934 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
3935 thumbnail picture
River boat MIDNIGHT SUN used to transport supplies on the Yukon River. Used to supply crews on the 141st Meridian. Work on the Alaska-Canada Boundary
Alaska, East Central, on the Yukon River 1911?
3936 thumbnail picture
Using local inter-island ferry service.
Philippine Islands
3937 thumbnail picture
U.S.S. SHERMAN - Army transport to Philippines.
1923?
3938 thumbnail picture
Survey party on International Boundary. Triangulation party of J. F. Pratt
Alaska, Pyramid Harbor, Chilkat River area 1894
3939 thumbnail picture
Working a boat through the ice of Glacier Bay. Triangulation party of Fremont Morse
Glacier Bay area, Southeast Alaska 1907
3940 thumbnail picture
River boat among icebergs in Twin Lake. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
3941 thumbnail picture
Hauling skiff up the rapids. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
3942 thumbnail picture
Portage on Basswood River. 125 miles of reconnaissance in 5 days
Canada-U.S. border 1933?
3943 thumbnail picture
A bad fall on the way to Station Gallatin. Idaho-Montana 1922. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3944 thumbnail picture
Result of the fall - micrometer arm of theodolite broken off. Idaho-Montana 1922. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3945 thumbnail picture
In climbing to Station Gallatin, the horses took some bad rolls. Idaho-Montana 1922. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3946 thumbnail picture
On the way to Station Gallatin. Bad country for horses Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3947 thumbnail picture
On the way to Gallatin Peak - high peak to left. Where do we go from here? Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3948 thumbnail picture
No more horse packing. Observing party on the side of Gallatin packing up
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
3949 thumbnail picture
Observing party leaving Pony, Montana, for Station Jefferson. Heading for peak to left in picture
Montana, Pony 1922

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