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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb3906

Series of photos getting to mountain peak by horse and foot. Working here and there in Idaho, Montana, and Alaska. The poem is from Rudyard Kipling's "Screw-guns" an ode to a 2.5 inch weapon used for mountain fighting.

Image ID: theb3906, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photo Date: 1922-1924
Credit: Family of Captain William M. Scaife, C&GS

Category: Getting There/On Horseback/On Foot/Poetry/

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