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

4600 thumbnail picture
First order leveling. Mechanized leveling with velocipede. Party of M. E. Lutz
South Carolina 1917
4601 thumbnail picture
First order leveling. Mechanized leveling with velocipede. Party of M. E. Lutz
South Carolina 1917
4602 thumbnail picture
Showing how line of sight clears recorder with inclined tripod. Mechanized leveling with velocipede. Party of J. D. Crichton
1920
4603 thumbnail picture
Level setup on motor velocipede. Level center-mounted on velocipede
1920
4604 thumbnail picture
Level setup with inclined tripod on motor velocipede. J. D. Crichton observing. Party of J. D. Crichton
Oregon 1920
4605 thumbnail picture
Crew with motor velocipedes and inclined level. Party of J. D. Crichton
Oregon 1920
4606 thumbnail picture
Recording instrument mounted on left side of velocipede. Party of J. D. Crichton
Oregon 1920
4607 thumbnail picture
Working along the Southern Pacific Railroad. Rodman at benchmark. Observing crew even with engine on right. Velocipede removed from tracks. Level party of C. A. Egner
California California
4608 thumbnail picture
Observing from level mounted on velocipede. Level center-mounted on velocipede. Crossing trestle on Southern Pacific Railroad. Level party of C. A. Egner
California 1920
4609 thumbnail picture
Level crew with the tools of the trade. Level party of Caspar Durgin
Oregon 1920
4610 thumbnail picture
Level crew with the tools of the trade. Sub-party of H. W. Hough. Level party of H. W. Hough
Oregon 1920
4611 thumbnail picture
Level crew in the Arizona desert. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel
Near Navajo Springs, Arizona 1921
4612 thumbnail picture
Leveling down the trail into Glen Canyon. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4613 thumbnail picture
Leveling down the trail into Glen Canyon. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4614 thumbnail picture
Connecting the line - two level crews meet in Glen Canyon, Colorado River. Level parties of Fred E. Joeckel and Floyd W. Hough
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4615 thumbnail picture
The boat - means of transportation in Glen Canyon, Colorado River. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4616 thumbnail picture
Level crew in boat in Glen Canyon, Colorado River. Level party of Fred E. Joeckel
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4617 thumbnail picture
Connecting the line - party chiefs shaking hands. Fred E. Joekel on left - Floyd W. Hough on right
Glen Canyon, Arizona 1921
4618 thumbnail picture
Leveling observations between Valdez and Fairbanks. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
4619 thumbnail picture
Entering a tunnel on motor velocipede. Sure hope nobody's coming the other way. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
4620 thumbnail picture
Setting the velocipede back on the tracks after train passes. Level party of Herman Odessey
Alaska Central 1923
4621 thumbnail picture
Mosquito protection in Colorado. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Colorado, Gunnison Valley 1927
4622 thumbnail picture
Rodman Fisk holding the level rod steady. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Alaska, Gut Bay, Chatham Strait area 1927
4623 thumbnail picture
First order leveling in Atlanta. Level party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4624 thumbnail picture
Leveling on Alameda Boulevard in Los Angeles. Level party of Glendon Boothe
Los Angeles, California 1926
4625 thumbnail picture
Beginning a spur line into Mokuaweoweo Crater. Leveling in support of gravity operations on Mauna Loa. Party of Lansing Simmons
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1927
4626 thumbnail picture
The last setup on the summit of Mauna Loa. Party of Lansing Simmons
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1927
4627 thumbnail picture
Leveling up Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
4628 thumbnail picture
Leveling up Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
4629 thumbnail picture
Level party at the top of Mount Whitney. Level party of John Brittain
Mount Whitney, California June, 1928
4630 thumbnail picture
Level party trying to stay warm in Washington. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
4631 thumbnail picture
Using dynamite to excavate a bench mark hole. Note dirt flying out of hole. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Northern California 1932
4632 thumbnail picture
First C&GS logo T-shirt. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Ukiah, California 1932
4633 thumbnail picture
Driving pin for steady rod support. Level party of Al Thorson
1933
4634 thumbnail picture
Checking the computations at the end of the day.
Palm Beach, Florida
4635 thumbnail picture
Speeder and trailer. Motor velocipede leveling. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
1934
4636 thumbnail picture
Levels lunch. Trying to stay warm on a cold day. Level party of Charles Pierce
Washington state 1931
4637 thumbnail picture
Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
4638 thumbnail picture
Bench mark truck showing mounting of water barrel. Setting bench marks in Utah. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
4639 thumbnail picture
Observing party truck showing mounting of rod box. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Utah 1934
4640 thumbnail picture
Leveling in Mississippi. Rodman in depression requiring low instrument setup. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Mississippi 1935
4641 thumbnail picture
Determining sea level - just kidding! Rodman at bench mark covered by floodwaters. Mississippi River flood of 1935
Mississippi 1935
4642 thumbnail picture
The Basic Bench Mark at Pensacola. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Pensacola, Florida 1935
4643 thumbnail picture
Desert Shadows. Leveling across a dry lake bed
Western United States 1935?
4644 thumbnail picture
The travails of a bench mark setter. Level party of William Gibson
Southeast United States 1935
4645 thumbnail picture
Another episode in the life of a bench mark setter. Problems digging a hole. Level party of William Gibson
Southeast United States 1935
4646 thumbnail picture
Level work along a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
4647 thumbnail picture
Fording a river during level work for a new highway route. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee/ North Carolina 1935
4648 thumbnail picture
Leveling over the Tennessee River Bridge. Level party of William Gibson
Alabama, Decatur 1935
4649 thumbnail picture
The party that made 329 setups in 7 hours and 55 minutes. Working in area of extreme grades. Level party of H. J. Oliver
Western United States 1934

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