• Fire to which pack mules were destined

    Forest fire blowing up on backside of ridge. (Fire to which pack mules were destined in images 76.0340-76.0342)

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  • Pack mules hauling supplies into fire fighters

    Pack mules hauling supplies into fire fighters. Montana. Eight mules loaded with packs can be seen following a man on a horse. Forest is visible behind the mules.

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  • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek

    Gruell, George E

    Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek. Plate 1b. Camera point was moved about 30 feet to the left to avoid screening trees, while other trees were cut to obtain a less obstructed view. Conifers now d…

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  • Al Wise Interview, May 26, 1999

    Wise, Al

    Al Wise shares a number of colorful anecdotes about his life from living in Illinois until he was married, then moving to the Swan Valley in Montana in 1932 for employment. He recalls homesteading the…

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  • Half Moon Fire and Coram Ranger Station

    Gisborne, Harry Thomas, 1893-1949

    Half Moon Fire and the Coram Ranger Station, Montana, 'Saved by a shift in the wind.'

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  • Transporting mules from Ninemile Remount Station

    Transporting mules by truck from Nine Mile Remount Station to take-off point for fire. Montana. Nine trucks are driving down a dirt road. Wooden beds on backs of trucks contain large number of mules.…

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  • Coeur d'Alene National Forest

    Swan, Kenneth D. (Kenneth Dupee), 1887-1970

    Area burned by the McPherson Fire of 1931. Prior to the fire it was an over mature stand of hemlock and white pine, with some larch and Douglas fir. Timber entirely killed, creating serious fire hazar…

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  • Burned snags

    Chandler, Lewis C. (Lewis Clarence), 1916-2010

    The image shows numerous burned standing trees, known as snags, resulting from a forest fire, probably in Yellowstone National Park or Grand Teton National Park. There is a caption on the back of the…

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  • George Odion Interview, circa 1965

    Odion, George

    George Odion recalls working as a railroad fireman to transport buffalo from the National Bison Range to Canada in 1909. He describes how bison were separated in the railcars by partitions to prevent…

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  • Lewis "Lew" Miller Interview, September 11, 1997

    Miller, Lewis

    Lewis “Lew” Miller describes his early childhood, including his move from Kansas to Montana with his family during the early 20th century. He discusses the Snowy Mountains including his first job herd…

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  • Coram Ranger Station

    Gisborne, Harry Thomas, 1893-1949

    Coram Ranger Station, Montana.

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  • Major Kelley and Clyde Fickes

    Major Kelley and Clyde Fickes sit horseback discussing a forest fire. Horses are standing facing each other in an open field with forest in the background. Kelley was a regional forester with the U.S…

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  • From Camp Fire To Forest Fire

    Johns, Sam E. (Samuel Enoch), 1866-1945

    Tells of a trip by Sam Johns, Frank Linderman, Bill Hiederman and one other down the South Fork of the Flathead River in 1892. Bill and Sam set up camp separate from the others. Bill built a campfire…

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  • Loading mules to pack supplies into forest fire

    Unloading pack mules from trucks. Mules used to pack supplies into forest fire areas. Two trucks with wooden beds are parked in an open area. Four men are unloading mules from the backs of the trucks.

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  • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek

    United States. Forest Service

    Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek. Plate 1a. Fire Group 11: Redcedar/grand fir. Elevation 2,700 ft (823 m) Looking northeast up the North Fork of the Clearwater River from the outlet of Gilfillia…

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  • Crown fire in Grand Tetons, Co. 4429, 1940

    Chandler, Lewis C. (Lewis Clarence), 1916-2010

    Title taken from caption on the back of the photograph. The image shows trees, probably lodgepole pine, with several in flames from a forest fire that is crowning or burning from top to top of the tre…

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  • David Lake, Sr. Interview, February 1968

    Lake, David

    David Lake, Sr. discusses working as a cowboy during the late 19th century in Eastern Montana. He describes working on logging projects with his uncle, looking for work during the Silver Panic of 1893…

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  • Robert Wolf Communication, August 26, 2000

    Wolf, Robert E

    Robert Wolf talks about his experience with Dutch elm disease on summer crews in 1939 and 1940. He describes Huntington Forest grouse and deer surveys from 1941-1942. He also discusses his experiences…

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  • Forest Service personnel

    Forest Service personnel look on as a forest fire erupts in the distance.

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  • Columbia Mountain and Teakettle Mountain

    Bloom, E

    Columbia Mountain (left) and Teakettle Mountain (right), Montana. Plate 9a. Fire Group 9: Moist lower subalpine fir. Elevation 6,400 ft. (1,951 m) Looking southwest toward Columbia Mountain (left) and…

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