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

4000 thumbnail picture
Trucks and the Depression make the big parties possible. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Illinois 1931
4001 thumbnail picture
E. B. Latham putting new spring in truck. Earth Movements Investigations on the San Andreas Fault. 1st and 2nd order triangulation. Triangulation party of Ector B. Latham
California, Southern, Jack's Camp 1932
4002 thumbnail picture
"Mud beneath and snow above ". A bad combination for a heavy load." White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
North Dakota? 1913
4003 thumbnail picture
"Nebraska sand hills - where we stripped some gears". White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Nebraska 1913
4004 thumbnail picture
Backing up a sandy hill. Taking full advantange of lower gear ratio. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
1913
4005 thumbnail picture
"Running through 1/2" melted hail". White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
1913
4006 thumbnail picture
"Loading outfit onto cable railway". At Station Morrison, Colorado. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Colorado 1913
4007 thumbnail picture
"After drying engine, truck pulled out with no trouble". White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
1913
4008 thumbnail picture
Crossing Little Missouri River, North Dakota. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
North Dakota 1913
4009 thumbnail picture
Poling through the sand. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
New Mexico, Orogrande 1914
4010 thumbnail picture
Using canvas strip on sand hill. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
New Mexico, Orogrande 1914
4011 thumbnail picture
An "arroya". White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Texas, West 1914
4012 thumbnail picture
An "arroya". White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Texas, West 1914
4013 thumbnail picture
Cave Rock overlook at Lake Tahoe. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Nevada-California border area 1914
4014 thumbnail picture
Cave Rock overlook at Lake Tahoe. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Texas, West 1914
4015 thumbnail picture
Crossing volcanic sand at Mono Lake. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
California, Mono Lake 1914
4016 thumbnail picture
On a dry lake bed. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Nevada, Bonnie Clare 1914
4017 thumbnail picture
Sign says 23% grade ahead. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
California, Near Idyllwild 1914
4018 thumbnail picture
Squeezing through a railroad culvert. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Near Pantano 1914
4019 thumbnail picture
The truck and outfit. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Colorado, Denver 1914
4020 thumbnail picture
Clattering down a dirt road. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Near Dome City 1914
4021 thumbnail picture
Dwarfed in an Arizona canyon. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Fish Creek Canyon 1914
4022 thumbnail picture
Steel truck towing building truck after motor drowned. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
4023 thumbnail picture
Trucks, personnel, and equipment of a double level party. Level party of William M. Gibson
United States, Central 1935
4024 thumbnail picture
Result of collision between cow and steel truck. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
4025 thumbnail picture
Result of collision between cow and steel truck. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
4026 thumbnail picture
Attempting to ford a wash after a heavy rain. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
New Mexico, Northern 1932
4027 thumbnail picture
Truck leaving Station Worland in the Bighorn Mountains. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
Wyoming, Near Worland 1932
4028 thumbnail picture
Truck repairs in the field. Triangulation party of C.D. Meaney
United States, Atlantic coast area 1932
4029 thumbnail picture
A bad section of road. Ford 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington 1931
4030 thumbnail picture
An "unreliable crossing". Level party of Ernst Stohsner
1934
4031 thumbnail picture
"Typical road conditions". Truck traversing flooded road. Triangulation party of Ken Crosby
Florida 1935
4032 thumbnail picture
Steel truck wreck at San Sabo. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
Texas, San Sabo February 2, 1935
4033 thumbnail picture
"Just one of those things". Steel truck on collapsed bridge. 26 miles from any habitation
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
4034 thumbnail picture
"Another one of those things". Freshet - 10' wall of water washes truck down creek bed
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
4035 thumbnail picture
Freshet - 10' wall of water washes truck down creek bed.
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
4036 thumbnail picture
Enroute to Nebraska. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
November 27, 1934
4037 thumbnail picture
Seriously stuck in the sand. Triangulation party of Percy L. Bernstein
Texas, Padre Island 1939
4038 thumbnail picture
Amphibious truck. Triangulation party of Percy L. Bernstein
Texas, Padre Island 1939
4039 thumbnail picture
Trying not to get stuck. Old lake bed of Great Salt Lake. Triangulation party of Jack Sammons
Utah, Great Salt Lake 1940
4040 thumbnail picture
Fording the Danjek River. Sedan delivery truck 5025. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Alaska-Yukon border area, Alcan Highway 1943
4041 thumbnail picture
Crossing Amargosa River after spring rains. Level crew of Paul Taylor.
California, Amargosa River, Death Valley area 1943
4042 thumbnail picture
A dry lake bed flooded by late spring rains. Level crew of Paul Taylor.
California, Death Valley area 1943
4043 thumbnail picture
En route to Cape Nome. Triangulation party of A. Newton Stewart.
Alaska, Hastings Creek, West of Nome 1944
4044 thumbnail picture
Moving headquarters in the snow. Level crew of Ira Rubottom.
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
4045 thumbnail picture
Sounding boat off of NATOMA.
Washington, Puget Sound area 1927
4046 thumbnail picture
Skiff outfitted for hydrography. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER.
Eastern Gulf of Mexico 1925
4047 thumbnail picture
Leadline survey from catamaran hull.
Alaska
4048 thumbnail picture
Using sounding pole to measure depth in shallow water. Combined operations party of B. H. Rigg
Florida, Indian Key 1930
4049 thumbnail picture
Using sounding pole to measure depths. Combined operations party of William D. Patterson
Louisiana, Terrebonne or Timbalier Bay 1934

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