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Old Surveying Photo Gallery
 

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Circa 1880's


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1890's Surveyor With
Gurley Vernier Transit.

Circa 1900's


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Early 1900's Survey Crew. 
 
It looks like they have a Gurley level and possibly a K&E transit.





 

Circa 1900's


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 Here is a photo of logging Flume carrying logs from Hume Lake in Sequoia National Forest to Sanger, CA.

You can see the survey crew on the flume holding an instrument and tripod.

 

Circa 1920's

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This is a surveyor with his Gurley transit.  Circa late 1920's
 
Circa 1880's

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1880's Survey Crew
Working on the Santa Fe Railroad

Looks like a Gurley level & transit




 
Circa 1880's

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1880's Survey Crew
Working on the Santa Fe Railroad


Looks like a Gurley transit



 
Circa 1930's

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Circa 1920's-30's
Surveyor with what looks like a Gurley mountain transit.




 
Circa 1900's

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Circa 1900's Survey group photo.

Looks like a Gurley level and maybe a Buff & Berger, Buff & Buff or Berger transits.


 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's

This is a surveying photo near the Eagle Bar Mine in the Seven Devils Mining District, Adams County Idaho


 
Circa 1880's

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Circa 1880's
Montreal Surveyors.




 
Circa 1860's

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This is a picture of a Temple transit setup on a permanent stand at the Hoosac Tunnel by the central shaft building.



 
1902 Photo

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This is a picture from 1902 in the Indiana Territory.  Hard to distinguish instruments but this is in front of the survey camp.

 
1907 Photo

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This is a Dated 1907 Photo of a survey crew.  Pictured is a Gurley Level & Transit.


 
Circa 1920's

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This is a picture of several Survey crews.  Pictured in front right is a Heller Brightly Sunflower used for measuring cross sections in tunnels.


 
Circa 1920's

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This is a picture of a survey camp.  It looks like a K&E level and transit.



 
Circa 1900's

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Circa 1900's
Surveyor carrying a Gurley Transit, tripod, field glasses, axe, chain, and stakes.


 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's
This is a picture of a survey crew outside a construction building.



 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's
Survey crew with a Gurley Transit and a K&E level.



 
Circa 1900's

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Circa 1900's
Survey crew working off the Cheat River near Muddy Creek Falls, Maryland.


 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's
This is a picture of a survey crew working with an Alidade.



 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's
Survey crew working with a transit.




 
Circa 1900's

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Circa 1920's
Survey crew working on a large rock with a Gurley level.




 
Circa 1920's

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Circa 1920's
This is a picture of a survey crew outside a construction office in front of what appears to be Buff or Berger transits and level.


 
Circa 1880's

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Circa 1880's
This is a picture of a surveyor with what appears to be a Young Transit.

 

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