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  • All fields: Forests and forestry
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    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain

    • 1900
    • Rocky Mountains; Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Prunus virginiana; Forests and forestry
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain on east front of Rockies. Plate 23a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5300 ft. (1616 m). From the ridge about 5 miles west of Haystack Butte, the view is southwest across Smith Creek toward Crown...
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain

    • 1981-09-16
    • Rocky Mountains; Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain on east front of Rockies. Plate 23b. Slopes below camera point and adjacent terrain as well as near slope are now densely covered by Douglas-fir. View was obtained by cutting screening fir and climbing one...
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch

    • 1981-09-08
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Sun River (Mont. : River); Conifers; Rivers; Mountains; Forests and forestry
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch. Plate 22b. Dense conifer stands now occupy much of the area that was formerly open. Note particularly the band of conifers along the distant ridge at right.
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch

    • 1899-07
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Sun River (Mont. : River); Douglas fir; Rivers; Mountains; Forests and forestry
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch. Plate 22a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 4800 ft. (1463 m). Looking south-southwest across the Sun River toward Home Gulch from upper ridge in Wagner Basin. Effects of past fires are shown as snags...
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains

    • 1980-08-20
    • Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Rivers; Mountains; Canyons; Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains. Plate 44b. Camera was moved left of original point to avoid trees that screened early view. Regeneration of Douglas-fir has resulted in a landscape dominated by conifers. The rock outcrop visible...
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains

    • 1909
    • Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Rivers; Mountains; Canyons; Ponderosa pine; Douglas fir; Shrubs; Forests and forestry
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains. Plate 44a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6,100 ft. (1,860 m) Looking north-northwest up Blake Creek at a point 1 mile above forest boundary on south side of Big Snowy Mountains, Lewis...
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek

    • 1980-08-20
    • Outcrops (Geology); Sandstone; Fergus County (Mont.); Canyons; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek. Plate 45b. This view was offset approximately 100 yards south of original point to avoid Douglas-fir which screened original view. The dense Douglas-fir stand now almost totally obstructs view of rock...
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek

    • 1909
    • Outcrops (Geology); Sandstone; Fergus County (Mont.); Canyons; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek. Plate 45a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6,100 ft. (1,860 m) Close up view of rock outcrop shown in previous plate. The presence of Douglas-fir regeneration and the condition of snags suggest...
    • Columbia Mountain and Teakettle Mountain

    • 1935-08-24
    • Montana; Mountains; Coram Experimental Forest (Mont.); Flathead National Forest (Mont.); Fir; Forests and forestry; Forest fires
    • 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 Teakettle Mountain (right) from fire lookout...
    • Columbia Mountain and Teakettle Mountain

    • 1981-08-28
    • Montana; Mountains; Wildfires; Forest fires; Forests and forestry; Trees; Fir
    • Columbia Mountain (left) and Teakettle Mountain, Montana. Plate 9b. Photograph taken from ground level through haze caused by wildfires. Valley floor and mountains in distance are now largely covered by dense stands of lodgepole pine and...
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage

    • 1981-09-16
    • Rocky Mountains; Mountains; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Aspen; Conifers
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage. Plate 24b. Camera was moved about 100 yards down slope from original position to avoid trees that screened view. Closure of Douglas-fir canopy (lower left) has resulted in deterioration of aspen and...
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage

    • 1900
    • Rocky Mountains; Mountains; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Aspen
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage. Plate 24-a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5300 ft. (1616 m). Looking west-northwest toward Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage, Rocky Mountain Front, from a point approximately 50...
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana

    • 1981-09-07
    • Dearborn River (Mont.); Augusta (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Forests and forestry; Rivers; Mountains; Black cottonwood
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Plate 25b. Cabin in 1900 photo is no longer standing. Drainage bottom in midground now supports mature cottonwoods, aspen, and willow. Slopes in distance which were formerly open are now largely covered by...
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana

    • 1900
    • Dearborn River (Mont.); Augusta (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Forests and forestry; Ranches; Rivers; Mountains; Dwellings
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Plate 25a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 4500 ft. (1372 m). A southeast view from low bluff on Wallace Bean Ranch. Location is on Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Snags and early...
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance

    • 1871
    • Beaverhead Mountains (Idaho and Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Plate 52a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 7,900 ft. (2,409 m) Looking south across Deep Creek at Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Camera point is on ridge above conifer stand indicated by...
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance

    • 1981
    • Beaverhead Mountains (Idaho and Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Plate 52b. Douglas-fir shows a marked increase in density along Deep Creek and on the distant slopes of the Beaverhead Mountains. Sites that formerly supported few or no conifers are now covered by...
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains

    • 1979-10-05
    • Jocko Valley (Mont.); Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Roads; Conifers; Understory plants; Willows
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains. Plate 11b. Camera was offset approximately 300 feet south and 200 feet above original position to avoid screening conifers. Slope is now covered by a dense stand of conifers dominated by Douglas-fir. Shrub...
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains

    • 1941-06-05
    • Jocko Valley (Mont.); Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Larches; Lodgepole pine; Forests and forestry; Railroad trains; Roads; Western larch; Mountains
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains. Plate 11a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 3,900 ft. (1,889 m) Camera faces east-northeast across Evaro Hill towards the Jocko Mountains from a point 0.5 miles below Evaro, Montana. Shrub cover on...
    • Family in carriage at top of Continental Divide

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    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Forests and forestry
    • Family seated in carriage pulled by two horses. Alongside the carriage is a sign indicating they are at the Continental Divide, probably in Montana. Woodworth Photo (No. A-136)
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain

    • 1935-08-24
    • Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.); Mountains; Lakes; Fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry; Rivers
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain (L center). Plate 10a. Fire Group 9: Moist lower subalpine fir. Elevation 6,400 ft. (1,951 m) From Belton Point the view is northwest toward Flathead River and Apgar Mountain at left-center. This scene shows the...
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain

    • 1981-08-28
    • Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.); Mountains; Rivers; Forests and forestry; Spruce; Larches; Fir; Douglas fir; Abies lasiocarpa; Lodgepole pine; Forests and forestry
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain (L center). Plate 10b. Valley bottom and adjacent slopes in distance are now densely covered by lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, subalpine fir, spruce, and larch. The rich subalpine fir habitat types in this valley...
    • French Gulch, stacked wood and stulls

    • 1908
    • Logging; Sawmills; Stoping (Mining); Forests and forestry; Mines and mineral resources
    • Wood and stulls are stacked throughout the area of downed timber in the French Gulch area. A man on horseback is in the foreground.
    • French Gulch, wood and stull cutting

    • 1908
    • Logging; Sawmills; Stoping (Mining); Forests and forestry; Mines and mineral resources
    • French Gulch area wood and stull cutting. Logs and cut logs are stacked in a forest clearing. The mountain in the background shows a large area cleared of trees.
    • French Gulch, wood and stull cutting for mines

    • 1908
    • Logging; Sawmills; Stoping (Mining); Forests and forestry; Mines and mineral resources
    • Wood and stull cutting in French Gulch area for mines. Image shows hillside with logged area and stacked logs in foreground.
    • Getting wood for Colorado Smelter

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    • Logging; Log transportation; Loggers; Horse-drawn vehicles; Colorado Smelting & Mining Co.; Butte (Mont.); Forests and forestry; Mines and mineral resources
    • Horse-drawn wagons loaded with wood for the Colorado Smelter at Butte, Montana are in the foreground of the photo. The head of the flume altitude was 10,000 feet. In the background, the side of mountain numerous men stand beside stacked logs and...
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho

    • 1981-09-15
    • Idaho; Mountains; Trees; Forest plants; Forests and forestry; Understory plants
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho. Plate 2b. Because of tree growth, camera point was moved, but photo approximates original coverage. Most snags in earlier photo have fallen and have partially decomposed. Conifers are mainly lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir,...
    • Horse-drawn wagon on road north of Seeley Lake

    • 1910
    • Driving of horse-drawn vehicles; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Wagons; Forests and forestry; Trees;
    • Horse-drawn wagon on road north of Seeley Lake, Montana. Dense forests surround the road. Logging operations carried on in this area.
    • Lick Creek timber sale near Como Lake

    • 1909
    • Bitterroot River Valley (Mont.); Como, Lake (Mont.); Bitterroot National Forest (Mont. and Idaho); Timber; Ponderosa pine; Understory plants; Men; Horses; Forests and forestry; Trees
    • Lick Creek timber sale near Como Lake. Plate 12a. Fire Group 4: Warm-dry Douglas fir. Elevation 4,400 ft. (1,341m) A Northwesterly view showing cleanup operations on the Lick Creek timber sale, Bitterroot National Forest near Como Lake. The...
    • Logging in the Swan River area

    • 1908-08
    • Tree felling; Swan River Valley (Mont.); Logging; Forests and forestry
    • Two men felling a tree in the Swan River area, Montana.
    • Monarch Canyon two miles north of Monarch, MT

    • 1979-09-13
    • Landscape Photography; Little Belt Mountains (Mont.); Forests and forestry; Forest fires
    • Monarch Canyon two miles north of Monarch, Montana. Plate 39b (September 13, 1979) 57 years later. Construction of county road altered foreground. Aspen at lower-left in early view has matured. Far slopes and ridge at left are now covered by a...
    • Pinecones in seed extraction tumbler

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    • Forests and forestry; Pine cones; Pine cones -- Seeds -- Harvesting
    • Pine cones being placed in seed extraction tumbler by two workers. One man dumps a sack of pinecones into the tumbler. The second man holds a sack ready to emptied. An additional sack and pinecones sit on the ground. A cloth covers the ground under...
    • Robert Marshall

    • 1928-09-19
    • Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939; Trees; Forests and forestry; Foresters;
    • Robert Marshall examining a tree. Photo taken along the highway east of Florence, Montana.
    • Romy Lake with Gravelly Range in the background

    • 1980-07-08
    • Beaverhead National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry; Aspen; Willows
    • Romy Lake with Gravelly Range in the background. Plate 62b. Raising of the lake level apparently killed willows. On the flats in the distance, willows are smaller than in 1914. Douglas-fir and other conifers have regenerated in the large opening...
    • Romy Lake with Gravelly Range in the background

    • 1914
    • Beaverhead National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry; Aspen; Willows
    • Romy Lake with Gravelly Range in the background. Plate 62a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6900 ft. (2104 m). Looking north across Romy Lake in the Gravelly Range, Beaverhead National Forest. Lake shoreline and flats in distance are...
    • Ruby River & Gravelly Range near Vigilante Station

    • 1981-06-02
    • Ruby Valley (Mont.); Ruby River (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Sagebrush; Forests and forestry
    • Ruby River and Gravelly Range near Vigilante Station. Plate 63b. Douglas-fir now dominates both the sagebrush on the near slope and the aspen in the drainages. Distant slopes show increase in tree cover on both dry and moist sites.
    • Ruby River & Gravelly Range near Vigilante Station

    • 1936-08
    • Ruby Valley (Mont.); Ruby River (Mont.); Douglas fir; Juniperus scopulorum; Aspen; Limber pine; Sagebrush; Forests and forestry
    • Ruby River and Gravelly Range near Vigilante Station. Plate 63a. Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 6500 ft. (1982 m). Looking east from the Lewis Creek bench toward the Ruby River and Gravelly Range, near Vigilante Station, Beaverhead...
    • Sheep Creek near Calf Creek Guard Station

    • 1927-09
    • White Sulphur Springs Ranger District (Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Aspen; Cattle; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Rivers
    • Sheep Creek near Calf Creek Guard Station. Plate 41a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5,400 ft. (1,646 m) Looking south across Sheep Creek in the vicinity of the Calf Creek Guard Station, White Sulphur Springs Ranger District. Far...
    • Sheep Creek near Calf Creek Guard Station

    • 1979-09-12
    • White Sulphur Springs Ranger District (Mont.); Douglas fir; Trees; Aspen; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Rivers; Mountain big sagebrush
    • Sheep Creek near Calf Creek Guard Station. Plate 41b. Mountain big sagebrush has become established in foreground, while cottonwood trees which formerly occupied streambank at lower-center are gone. Increased density and growth of Douglas-fir...
    • Sullivan Hill, 25 Miles west of Cascade

    • 1981-07-26
    • Cascade (Mont.); Mountains; Ponderosa pine; Forests and forestry; Shrubs; Grasslands; Willows; Prunus virginiana
    • West side of Sullivan Hill, twenty five miles west of Cascade, Montana. Plate 27b. Vegetative changes are difficult to interpret. Shrubs including willow and chokecherry have deteriorated. Ponderosa pine stands have matured and thickened, but show...
    • Sullivan Hill, 25 Miles west of Cascade

    • 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Cascade (Mont.); Mountains; Limber pine; Ponderosa pine; Forests and forestry; Shrubs; Grasslands
    • West side of Sullivan Hill, twenty five miles west of Cascade, Montana. Plate 27a. Fire Group 2: Warm-dry ponderosa pine. Elevation 4600 ft. (1402 m). View is north-northeast on west side of Sullivan Hill just off county road about 25 miles west of...
    • Sun River Canyon

    • 1979
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Mountains; Trees; Limber pine; Aspen; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Sun River Canyon. Plate 21b. Slopes in midground and in distance (left) burned in 1919. Limber pine on near slope were thinned by this fire. The large stand of limber pine at upper left of photo also burned (closed arrow). This fire apparently...
    • Sun River Canyon

    • 1909
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Mountains; Trees; Limber pine; Aspen; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Sun River Canyon. Plate 21a. Fire Group 1: Dry limber pine. Elevation 4600 ft. (1402 m). The camera faces north towards the Sun River Canyon from a point 30 to 50 yards north of previous camera point. Castle Reef is at left. Conifers in midground...
    • Two forest workers

    • 1910
    • Loggers; Fir; Forests and forestry; Manual work
    • Two forest workers in a stand of fir trees, possibly cutting a trail.
    • U.S. Highway 10A northeast of Philipsburg

    • 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Philipsburg (Mont.); Juniperus scopulorum; Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Lodgepole pine; Aspen; Shrubs; Trees; Forests and forestry; Conifers
    • U. S. Highway 10A, 8 miles northeast of Philipsburg, Montana. Plate 16a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5,000 ft. (1,524 m). Looking northeast from point now occupied by U.S. Highway 10A, 8 miles northeast of Philipsburg, Montana....
    • U.S. Highway 10A northeast of Philipsburg

    • 1981-07-21
    • Philipsburg (Mont.); Juniperus scopulorum; Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Lodgepole pine; Aspen; Shrubs; Trees; Forests and forestry; Conifers; Symphoricarpos albus
    • U. S. Highway 10A, 8 miles northeast of Philipsburg, Montana. Plate 16br. Except for the portion of clearcut visible at right-midground, the landscape above highway right-of-way is now covered by a dense stand of conifers dominated by Douglas-fir....
    • Wallace, Idaho

    • 1910
    • Wallace (Idaho); Cities and towns; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Trees; Forest plants; Abies grandis; Western hemlock
    • Wallace, Idaho. Plate 3a. Fire Group 11: Warm-moist grand fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock. Elevation 3,300 ft. (1,006 m) Looking west-northwest over Wallace, Idaho, just before the 1910 forest fire burned the northwest section of...
    • Wallace, Idaho

    • 1980-07-01
    • Wallace (Idaho); Cities and towns; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Trees; Forest plants; Douglas fir; Understory plants
    • Wallace, Idaho. Plate 3b. Douglas-fir regeneration screens part of the original view. Douglas-fir have filled in most of the openings on the distant slopes. Understory vegetation on the southeast-facing slopes directly behind town includes many...

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