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

4250 thumbnail picture
Slogging through the snowfields. The "country behind Station Twin". Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
4251 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
4252 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?
4253 thumbnail picture
The trip across the snowfields. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
4254 thumbnail picture
Spring reconnaissance in the Broad Pass District. After leaving the railroad at Cantwell. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska Central 1924?
4255 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
4256 thumbnail picture
Traveling by human power - rickshaw ride in the Orient. On the way over to the Philippines.
Japan 1932?
4257 thumbnail picture
Hubert Paton and Bloomberg in a Cebu cart. Shore leave in the Philippines.
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1925
4258 thumbnail picture
Idyllic day on the Yukon River. Reconnaissance party of Sam O. White.
Alaska, Yukon River 1926
4259 thumbnail picture
Climbing up 110' rock near McArthur Pass. Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, East arm of Nuka Bay, Kenai Peninsula 1927
4260 thumbnail picture
Landing at Station "Steep". Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1927
4261 thumbnail picture
Climbing to station. Survey crew from WILDCAT.
Alaska Southwest, Cathedral Island, SE Kodiak Is. 1928
4262 thumbnail picture
Large stern-wheel boat bringing supplies. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel.
Arizona, Glen Canyon, Colorado River 1921
4263 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
4264 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
4265 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4266 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4267 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?
4268 thumbnail picture
Using local inter-island ferry service.
Philippine Islands
4269 thumbnail picture
U.S.S. SHERMAN - Army transport to Philippines.
1923?
4270 thumbnail picture
Survey party on International Boundary. Triangulation party of J. F. Pratt
Alaska, Pyramid Harbor, Chilkat River area 1894
4271 thumbnail picture
Working a boat through the ice of Glacier Bay. Triangulation party of Fremont Morse
Glacier Bay area, Southeast Alaska 1907
4272 thumbnail picture
River boat among icebergs in Twin Lake. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4273 thumbnail picture
Hauling skiff up the rapids. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4274 thumbnail picture
Portage on Basswood River. 125 miles of reconnaissance in 5 days
Canada-U.S. border 1933?
4275 thumbnail picture
A bad fall on the way to Station Gallatin. Idaho-Montana 1922. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4276 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
4277 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
4278 thumbnail picture
On the way to Station Gallatin. Bad country for horses Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4279 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
4280 thumbnail picture
No more horse packing. Observing party on the side of Gallatin packing up
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4281 thumbnail picture
Observing party leaving Pony, Montana, for Station Jefferson. Heading for peak to left in picture
Montana, Pony 1922
4282 thumbnail picture
Observing party near Station Salesville. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Salesville 1922
4283 thumbnail picture
En route to Black Butte. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Black Butte 1922
4284 thumbnail picture
Food cache - packing in to the interior of Alaska. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4285 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4286 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4287 thumbnail picture
One of 25 crossings of Clear Creek on the way to the railroad. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4288 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4289 thumbnail picture
The easy way - a suspension bridge. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4290 thumbnail picture
A new shoe. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4291 thumbnail picture
Cinching it up. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4292 thumbnail picture
The trip to the railroad from Station Clear. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4293 thumbnail picture
A good roll - the end of a perfect day. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4294 thumbnail picture
White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
New Mexico, Raton Pass 1914
4295 thumbnail picture
"A dusty road" - White 3/4 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
Nebraska 1915
4296 thumbnail picture
"Where power is needed" - White 3/4 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
Nebraska 1915
4297 thumbnail picture
"Will it?" - White 3/4 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
Nebraska 1915
4298 thumbnail picture
"Trucks, en route" - White 3/4 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
Nebraska 1915
4299 thumbnail picture
"Ferry, Snake River" - White 3/4 ton truck. Astro Party of C. V. Hodges
Idaho, Snake River 1915

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