E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912.
The USGS survey party photograph collection consists of eighteen gelatin printed out photographs with cardboard mounts of E. W. Glafcke and his survey crew dating between 1898 and 1904. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. The photographs were taken in the Big Horn Mountains, the area around the Smiths Fork and Green Rivers, and the Uintah Mountains which include Glafcke, A. L. Mitchell and Elt Waisner. These images show scenes of the survey team including the surveyor's camp, men surveying, wagons, pack mules, and survey equipment. The photographer is unknown.
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United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912. (P0116). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.
|01: Three men relaxing at camp on Big Goose Creek in the Bighorn Mountains.|
|02: A.C. Mitchell, Mr. Thayer, E.W. Glafcke and Mr. Torons posing at camp on Big Goose Creek in the Bighorn Mountains|
|03: A.C. Mitchell and O. Palmer relaxing in a tent at camp; north end of Dome Lake in the Bighorn Mountains,||1900|
|04: A small herd of cattle grazing next to Dome Lake in the Bighorn Mountains, summer cottages in the background|
|05: E.W. Glafcke standing at Cold Rock Spring in the Bighorn Mountains, a man standing on the side of a cliff above him|
|06: E.W. Glafcke, Mr. Thayer and Mr. Towns at Goose Creek camp in the Bighorn Mountains, wagon and tent in the background|
|07: The L.H. Brooks Party on a wagon at Dome Lake in the Bighorn Mountains, summer cottages in the background|
|08: Elt Waisner playing a prank on unidentified man in camp at Smith's Fork of the Green River in||1902|
|08a.: Two men in camp at Smith's Fork of the Green River,||September 1898|
|09: "Rocky Mountain Canary Birds, Ute Pass - Col, Unitah Mt." Donkeys with packs traveling along the Ute Pass|
|10: Two men standing at camp in the Utah Uintah Mountains,||1904|
|11: A heavily loaded supply wagon stuck in mud, a man tending to a horse behind it.|
|12: A survey crew posing for a photo with their equipment.|
|13: Two men playing a prank in camp, a man relaxes near a tent behind them.|
|14: Duplicate of #11|
|15: Five men sitting atop a horse drawn supply wagon|
|16: A camp scene with two men sitting in a tent, survey equipment dispersed about the camp|
|17: A camp scene with man preparing food (?) from the back end of a wagon, man looking-on|