Bill Toothaker and Pinky Wolfe at the summit of Wheeler Peak.
The rock structure was built by William Eimbeck and his
39th Parallel Party as a wind break in 1881 when the station was first observed.
Image ID: cgs01297, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Nevada - now Great Basin National Park
Photo Date: 1944
Credit: Family of Robert Lovett, Geodetic Crew CPS-98
Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/
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