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Hauling a load back to camp. T-3 (Fletcher's) Ice Island, Arctic Ocean. 1969.


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Typed information accompanying negative: Hauling a load back to camp: Bob Sutton driving the cat, the crew sits on top of the crates. There is a congenial spirit of cooperation at these camp activities. A small amount of beer was included among the supplies which lasted a few days, otherwise the camp was dry that summer. It was a year later that homemade raisin wine led to the events in whicdh Bennie Lightsy, the camp manager was shot and killed. Bennie worked on T-3 as a Weather Bureau employee for three months in the spring of 1969. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll F B&W negatives - June paradrop, 1969. There were three paradrops during the summer of 1969 performed by Navy C-130 planes from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. [...]


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Scorboria, Dave

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