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Typed information accompanying negative: Stu on stilts: One of the crew made stilts and walked around the ice. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll I B&W negatives – August-September 1969 This roll shows activities during August and September 1969 on T-3. The summer season had now lasted two months. The weather grew cold. Photos by Dave Scorboria.
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Typed information accompanying slide: Five camp members decided to hike across the ice island to the high spot which could be seen from camp. The day wa sunny when they started on the two to three mile walk. Everyone wore hip boots. Small lakes dotted the path. June 1969. Similar to C-29, C-31, C-35. Links to these images listed in Web Links below. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll C - Color slides June 1969. These photos were taken between June 6, 1969 and June 27, 1969 and developed in late 1969 into Kodacolor slides after returning from T-3. One slide has deteriorated. Photos by Dave Scoboria, except for C-6.
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Typed information accompanying slides: Wreckage of abandoned huts, empty diesel drums, garbage, everything emerged out of the snow by the end of June. The ground was coated with soot from the generator smoke. June 1969. Similar to C-24. Link to this image listed in Web Links below. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll C - Color slides June 1969. These photos were taken between June 6, 1969 and June 27, 1969 and developed in late 1969 into Kodacolor slides after returning from T-3. One slide has deteriorated. Photos by Dave Scoboria, except for C-6.
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Typed information accompanying negative: T-3 camp in August 1969: The USGS trailer is in the left center foreground. The high spot in the right side background might be the rock pile show in earlier photos but now covering with snow. This photo is likely taken from the top of the Lamont hydrohut tower. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll I B&W negatives – August-September 1969 This roll shows activities during August and September 1969 on T-3. The summer season had now lasted two months. The weather grew cold. Photos by Dave Scorboria.
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Typed information accompanying negatives: Bob Sutton was the camp manager during the summer of 1969. He was soft spoken, experienced, and very capable. In mid-summer he developed an abscessed tooth and suffered for several days before it was controlled with penicillin from the medical supplies. There were no medical personnel on T-3, so if a medical problem developed it was handled over the radio. There were days when the radio communication was poor or non-existent. 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm...
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Typed information accompanying slide: A wide shallow lake. At the edge of the lake there is fresh water on top of ice island, water a foot or so deep. One of the camp members walked far out on the lake. June 1969. Similar to C-32 and C-33. Links to these images listed in Web Links below. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll C - Color slides June 1969. These photos were taken between June 6, 1969 and June 27, 1969 and developed in late 1969 into Kodacolor slides after returning from T-3. One slide has deteriorated. Photos by Dave Scoboria, except for C-6.
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Typed information accompanying negative: Final load 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second paradrop was similar, one month later. The day of the third paradrop was windy and the sky was overcast. We did not...
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Typed information accompanying negative: Waiting for the plane. The weather was cool but not cold, juding from the clothing. Similar to F-5 and F-6 (see links in Related Items below) 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without...
Typed information accompanying negative: The landscape and hydrohut in July. By mid July the weather was starting to grow colder. The snow had melted and the lakes were drying up. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll G B&W negatives – July 4,1969 This roll of photographs was mostly taken on July 4, 1969. There was a camp get together and celebration that day. There was no alcohol on T-3 at that point. Bob Sutton chose an abandoned hut to burn and that event was the high point of the day. (Photos on Roll G taken by Dave Scorboria)
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Typed information accompanying slide: UW tech with a boomerang. Time passed slowly outside of a person's work shift. June 1969. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll C - Color slides June 1969. These photos were taken between June 6, 1969 and June 27, 1969 and developed in late 1969 into Kodacolor slides after returning from T-3. One slide has deteriorated. Photos by Dave Scoboria, except for C-6.
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Typed information accompanying slide: Telephone lines to the GM camp in the twilight. The colors at dusk were lovely. Similar to D-9. Link to this photograph is listed below in Web Links. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll D - Color slides September 1969. These photos were developed in late 1969 after I returned from T-3 and made into Kodacolor slides. Photos by Dave Scoboria.
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Typed information accompanying negatives: Graham Law was one of the two employees on T-3 working for Lamont in the summer of 1969. I believe that he was a student at Columiba University. We flew to T-3 on one of the NARL DC-3s on June 1, 1969. We had never met before, but in an odd coincidence we had once dated sisters when we were in high school. 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of...
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Typed information accompanying negative: The ice boat: Several of the crew constructed an ice boat with sails made from parachutes. These photos show the ice boat in action. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll I B&W negatives – August-September 1969 This roll shows activities during August and September 1969 on T-3. The summer season had now lasted two months. The weather grew cold. Photos by Dave Scorboria.
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Typed information accompanying negative: Trail to the pressure ridges. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll I B&W negatives – August-September 1969 This roll shows activities during August and September 1969 on T-3. The summer season had now lasted two months. The weather grew cold. Photos by Dave Scorboria.
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Typed information accompanying negative: The ice boat: Several of the crew constructed an ice boat with sails made from parachutes. These photos show the ice boat in action. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll I B&W negatives – August-September 1969 This roll shows activities during August and September 1969 on T-3. The summer season had now lasted two months. The weather grew cold. Photos by Dave Scorboria.
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Typed information accompanying negative: The second load: This drop was also on target. 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second paradrop was similar, one month later. The day of the third paradrop was windy...
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Typed information accompanying negative: The second load: This drop was also on target. 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second paradrop was similar, one month later. The day of the third paradrop was windy...
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Typed information accompanying negative: The C-130 plane appeared out of the clouds, dropped its load and disappeared again, all within a matter of thirty seconds. 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. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second...
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Typed information accompanying slide: Returning to camp. Bob Sutton, camp leader, had loaned us the camp weasel to cross the island to retrieve the gear. The equipment included gear, heater, hose and other items. Similar to D-7. Link to this photograph is listed below in Web Links. Note: T-3 Color slides - Roll D - Color slides September 1969. These photos were developed in late 1969 after I returned from T-3 and made into Kodacolor slides. Photos by Dave Scoboria.
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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...