U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Surface Water
National Surface Water Conference and Hydroacoustics Workshop
March 28 - April 1, 2011
Tampa, Florida

Third Photographic Competition


Category: 6. Historic

(13 images)


Other Categories: 1. Disasters || 2. Gage || 3. SW Field Work || 4. Hydroacoustic || 5. Public Service || 6. Historic
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11-003_06

First Place

Water quality sampling from bridge

April 20, 1947

A safety conscious (note the flag on the crane) USGS hydrographer collects a water quality sample from a bridge over an unknown Nebraska river.
J.G. Connor (Robert Swanson)
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11-014_04

Second Place

1912 at Many Glacier

1912

WA Lamb of the USGS at Swiftcurrent Creek at Many Glacier, Montana in 1912
unknown (D.A. Bischoff)
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11-015_01

Third Place

Old cableway

August 21, 1911

Sacramento River nr Red Bluff, CA
unknown (Jon Ferguson)
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11-008_02

Columbia Cableway

April 1956

12472800 Columbia River Cableway blw Priest Rapids Dam before dam was completed.
unkown (Kevin Wright)
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11-008_03

Columbia Cableway

April 1956

One Span of cableway
unkown (Kevin Wright)
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11-003_05

Sinking house

June 13, 1935

A house slumps into an unnamed Nebraska river.

(Note: Also listed in Disasters category)
F.H. Fowler (Robert Swanson)
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11-003_07

Measuring flow on flooded Elkhorn River

June 27, 1947

USGS hydrographers make a high flow measurement on the Elkhorn River in Nebraska. This same style of equipment is still in use for measuring discharge on several Nebraska streams as hydroacoustics fail due to high sediment load movement.

(Note: Also listed in Disasters category)
D.D. Lewis (Robert Swanson)
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11-008_04

New Cableway

date unkown

12472800 Columbia River blw Priest Rapids Dam Cableway installation of new cableway
unkown (Kevin Wright)
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11-008_06

American River

January 2004

12488500 American River nr Nile, Wa
William Landrum (Kevin Wright)
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11-008_07

American River old

April 1964

12488500 American River nr Nile
unkown (Kevin Wright)
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11-013_04

Stimulus funds to remove abandoned gages.

May 28, 2009

09489070 North Fork of East Fork of Black River near Alpine, Arizona (period of record 1965 1978). Site was funded for demolition with Stimulus funding. Damage to weir control is evident in photo.
B. Duet
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11-017_02

Dam release.

March 2005

Maximum release from outflow pipes at Alamo Dam AZ.
Mike Sanders
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11-017_04

Winter Flood

January 28, 2005

09508500 Verde River nr. Tangle Creek. Winter Flood, 50,000 cfs from Cable Car
Mike Sanders

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