Wiredrag - N. H. Heck watching the brake to stop reel.
Reel stopped to attach floats and buoys to mark wire location.
Deck of contract sloop NENA A. ROWLAND.
Wiredrag party of N. H. Heck.
Only known photograph of Nicholas Heck in the field
Image ID: theb2422, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection Location: New York, Block Island Sound Photo Date: 1913 Credit: C&GS Season's Report Heck 1913-40