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

4600 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
4601 thumbnail picture
Packing up. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
4602 thumbnail picture
Cold day- cold horses --- near Station Schist. Nearing the end of the season. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Interior 1924
4603 thumbnail picture
Pack train at the top of Mauna Loa. Astro Party of E. J. Brown. World Longitude Network.
Hawaii, Mauna Loa 1927
4604 thumbnail picture
"Getting Out" - Horses helping horsepower. Level party of Herman Odessey.
Alaska, North of Valdez 1923
4605 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
4606 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?
4607 thumbnail picture
Two kinds of horsepower. Crossing the Red River near Granite, Oklahoma. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton.
Near Granite, Oklahoma 1921
4608 thumbnail picture
Going to work by horse and oxcart. Believed to be Roland Horne on horseback.
Philippine Islands 1923
4609 thumbnail picture
Slogging through the snowfields. The "country behind Station Twin". Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
4610 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
4611 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?
4612 thumbnail picture
The trip across the snowfields. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Southeast Alaska 1929
4613 thumbnail picture
Spring reconnaissance in the Broad Pass District. After leaving the railroad at Cantwell. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska Central 1924?
4614 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
4615 thumbnail picture
Traveling by human power - rickshaw ride in the Orient. On the way over to the Philippines.
Japan 1932?
4616 thumbnail picture
Hubert Paton and Bloomberg in a Cebu cart. Shore leave in the Philippines.
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1925
4617 thumbnail picture
Idyllic day on the Yukon River. Reconnaissance party of Sam O. White.
Alaska, Yukon River 1926
4618 thumbnail picture
Climbing up 110' rock near McArthur Pass. Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, East arm of Nuka Bay, Kenai Peninsula 1927
4619 thumbnail picture
Landing at Station "Steep". Survey crew off SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1927
4620 thumbnail picture
Climbing to station. Survey crew from WILDCAT.
Alaska Southwest, Cathedral Island, SE Kodiak Is. 1928
4621 thumbnail picture
Large stern-wheel boat bringing supplies. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel.
Arizona, Glen Canyon, Colorado River 1921
4622 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
4623 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
4624 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4625 thumbnail picture
Shovel-nosed river boat providing transportation. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife.
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4626 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?
4627 thumbnail picture
Using local inter-island ferry service.
Philippine Islands
4628 thumbnail picture
U.S.S. SHERMAN - Army transport to Philippines.
1923?
4629 thumbnail picture
Survey party on International Boundary. Triangulation party of J. F. Pratt
Alaska, Pyramid Harbor, Chilkat River area 1894
4630 thumbnail picture
Working a boat through the ice of Glacier Bay. Triangulation party of Fremont Morse
Glacier Bay area, Southeast Alaska 1907
4631 thumbnail picture
River boat among icebergs in Twin Lake. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4632 thumbnail picture
Hauling skiff up the rapids. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Southeast 1929
4633 thumbnail picture
Portage on Basswood River. 125 miles of reconnaissance in 5 days
Canada-U.S. border 1933?
4634 thumbnail picture
A bad fall on the way to Station Gallatin. Idaho-Montana 1922. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4635 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
4636 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
4637 thumbnail picture
On the way to Station Gallatin. Bad country for horses Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4638 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
4639 thumbnail picture
No more horse packing. Observing party on the side of Gallatin packing up
Montana, Gallatin Peak 1922
4640 thumbnail picture
Observing party leaving Pony, Montana, for Station Jefferson. Heading for peak to left in picture
Montana, Pony 1922
4641 thumbnail picture
Observing party near Station Salesville. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Salesville 1922
4642 thumbnail picture
En route to Black Butte. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana, Black Butte 1922
4643 thumbnail picture
Food cache - packing in to the interior of Alaska. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4644 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4645 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4646 thumbnail picture
One of 25 crossings of Clear Creek on the way to the railroad. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4647 thumbnail picture
Fording a stream. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4648 thumbnail picture
The easy way - a suspension bridge. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923
4649 thumbnail picture
A new shoe. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska, Interior 1923

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