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

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Squeezing through a railroad culvert. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Near Pantano 1914
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The truck and outfit. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Colorado, Denver 1914
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Clattering down a dirt road. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Near Dome City 1914
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Dwarfed in an Arizona canyon. White 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Astro party of C.V. Hodgson
Arizona, Fish Creek Canyon 1914
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Steel truck towing building truck after motor drowned. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
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Trucks, personnel, and equipment of a double level party. Level party of William M. Gibson
United States, Central 1935
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Result of collision between cow and steel truck. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
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Result of collision between cow and steel truck. Triangulation party of H.C. Warwick
United States, Southeast Atlantic coast area 1933
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Attempting to ford a wash after a heavy rain. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
New Mexico, Northern 1932
4359 thumbnail picture
Truck leaving Station Worland in the Bighorn Mountains. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
Wyoming, Near Worland 1932
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Truck repairs in the field. Triangulation party of C.D. Meaney
United States, Atlantic coast area 1932
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A bad section of road. Ford 1 and 1/2 ton truck. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington 1931
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An "unreliable crossing". Level party of Ernst Stohsner
1934
4363 thumbnail picture
"Typical road conditions". Truck traversing flooded road. Triangulation party of Ken Crosby
Florida 1935
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Steel truck wreck at San Sabo. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
Texas, San Sabo February 2, 1935
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"Just one of those things". Steel truck on collapsed bridge. 26 miles from any habitation
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
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"Another one of those things". Freshet - 10' wall of water washes truck down creek bed
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
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Freshet - 10' wall of water washes truck down creek bed.
Kentucky, Cadiz area 1935?
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Enroute to Nebraska. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
November 27, 1934
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Seriously stuck in the sand. Triangulation party of Percy L. Bernstein
Texas, Padre Island 1939
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Amphibious truck. Triangulation party of Percy L. Bernstein
Texas, Padre Island 1939
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Trying not to get stuck. Old lake bed of Great Salt Lake. Triangulation party of Jack Sammons
Utah, Great Salt Lake 1940
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Fording the Danjek River. Sedan delivery truck 5025. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Alaska-Yukon border area, Alcan Highway 1943
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Crossing Amargosa River after spring rains. Level crew of Paul Taylor.
California, Amargosa River, Death Valley area 1943
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A dry lake bed flooded by late spring rains. Level crew of Paul Taylor.
California, Death Valley area 1943
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En route to Cape Nome. Triangulation party of A. Newton Stewart.
Alaska, Hastings Creek, West of Nome 1944
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Moving headquarters in the snow. Level crew of Ira Rubottom.
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
4377 thumbnail picture
Sounding boat off of NATOMA.
Washington, Puget Sound area 1927
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Skiff outfitted for hydrography. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER.
Eastern Gulf of Mexico 1925
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Leadline survey from catamaran hull.
Alaska
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Using sounding pole to measure depth in shallow water. Combined operations party of B. H. Rigg
Florida, Indian Key 1930
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Using sounding pole to measure depths. Combined operations party of William D. Patterson
Louisiana, Terrebonne or Timbalier Bay 1934
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Sounding pole with walk hydro outfit. Hydrographic party of Kathryn Andreen
Florida, Indian River 1980?
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Measuring three-point sextant fix during launch hydrography.
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Measuring three-point sextant fix during launch hydrography. Launch off of LESTER JONES
Alaska, Glacier Bay 1964
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The end of a hard day of launch hydrography. Launch off of PATHFINDER
Alaska, Cook Inlet area 1970
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Taking horizontal sextant angles from ship's mast. Photograph from 1931 Hydrographic Manual
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer BLAKE. In service 1874-1905. Atlantic service. Classic Gulf Stream studies, many instrument innovationsTopographic Survey. Pioneered deepsea anchoring
Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage 1885?
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Tanner Sounding Machine. Designed by Zera Luther Tanner, first captain of the ALBATROSS I
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Leadline sounding operations. Wind that sucker up and let her fly
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Lieutenant Roswell Bolstad measuring a horizontal angle. On LYDONIA
United States East Coast 1928
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Life imitating art in the Indian Ocean - celestial navigation. Very similar to Winslow Homer print of navigators on Georges Bank. Navigating on the PIONEER
Indian Ocean 1964
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Winslow Homer sketch of navigators on the Grand Banks.
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C&GS Building at 119 D. Street NE. Figure 5, page 6 of the History of Flight and Photogrammetry
Washington, D.C. Ca. 1920
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C&GS Ship HYDROGRAPHER as seen from photogrammetric aircraft. First photo mission for C&GS was an attempt to determined depths in clear water . Project in Florida Keys - ship was used as fixed reference program. Cooperative project with Aeroplane Service of the Navy
Florida Keys, Satan Shoal 1919
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The key chart showing flight lines and photo locations. Mapping of Mississippi Delta and Passes
Louisiana, Mississippi Delta 1920
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Section of mosaic of photos along Atlantic shore. Cooperative project with Army Air Service. C. G. Quillian was C&GS officer in charge of running project
New Jersey, Atlantic City area 1919
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K-1 camera.
1920
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Geometry of aerial photography.
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Making a pantograph reduction of New Jersey shore photographs. Changing scales and transferring points from photos to map sheet
Washington, D.C. 1921

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