“River Pigs” fight the foam of Clearwater River, to work a huge white pine log off the shoals in 1961. Logs are cut during the summer, decked on the upstream banks, and tumbled in with Spring floods. The river carries them downstream to the mills for processing. Kaniksu National Forest, Idaho.
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This photograph shows two volunteers in a canoe going house to house in Farmington, Connecticut looking for people who might be trapped by the waters. The Flood of 1955 in Connecticut is one of the worst floods in Connecticut’s history. Two back-to-back hurricanes saturated the land and several river valleys in the state, causing severe […]
Mrs. Mina C. Van Winkle of Newark, New Jersey, leading the New Jersey Women’s Political Union in the “Handing On The Torch of Victory” demonstration, on August 7, 1915. The New York Union supplied a large bronze torch which Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, representing New York, took with her on a tugboat half way across […]
Portable Power Pumper units (Pacific Marine type N) carried by four Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members (L to R: Edward Vessel, Russel Widstrom, Sinclair Choan, and Irving Westerberg) on August 2, 1940. The units weighed 80 pounds, with pack frame. Note the siphon gas hose intake, an idea developed on the Superior National Forest to do […]