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Drawing Showing the Design of the Lighthouse Tower and Dwelling at Fenwick Island, Delaware
Section, Elevation and Plan Drawing for the North Tower of the Lighthouse at Navesink, New Jersey

Section, Elevation and Plan Drawing for the North Tower of the Lightho...

Records Relating to the Lighthouse at Navesink, New Jersey

Drawing of the Lighthouse Tower and Dwelling at Juniper Island, Vermont

Drawing of the Lighthouse Tower and Dwelling at Juniper Island, Vermon...

Records Relating to the Lighthouse at Juniper Island, Vermont

Drawing Showing the Upper Part of the Lantern Tower for the Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina

Drawing Showing the Upper Part of the Lantern Tower for the Lighthouse...

Lighthouse Plans for Cape Hatteras, North Carolina

Looking Southwest From Tower Building 129

Looking Southwest From Tower Building 129

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Looking Southeast From Tower Building 129

Looking Southeast From Tower Building 129

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Looking South from Tower Building 129

Looking South from Tower Building 129

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Looking Southwest From Tower Building 129

Looking Southwest From Tower Building 129

This photograph looks southeast from Tower Building 129, with a view of the East River and Brooklyn Bridge. Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Williamsburg Bridge, From Coaling Plant Tower

Williamsburg Bridge, From Coaling Plant Tower

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Dry Dock Number 4, Cable Tower Looking Northeast

Dry Dock Number 4, Cable Tower Looking Northeast

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Photograph of the Ruined Tower of the City Hall Damaged by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

Photograph of the Ruined Tower of the City Hall Damaged by the 1906 Sa...

Original Caption: No. 6. View of the ruined tower of the City Hall. Damage due to earthquake alone..Created By: U.S. Senate. Committee on Printing. (12/15/1841 - 1946)..From: Record Group/Collection: 46..From:... more

Photograph of a Fire Tower in Lower Michigan

Photograph of a Fire Tower in Lower Michigan

Original caption: Fire tower wooden 58" tall. Lower MI. Historic Photographs

Photograph of a Fire Lookout Tower at the Schley Ranger Station in the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota

Photograph of a Fire Lookout Tower at the Schley Ranger Station in the...

Original caption: Chippewa Natl Forest, Minnesota. Fire lookout tower at the Schley Ranger Station. Tower furnished by the state forest dept of Minnesota. Taken by Smith Riley. Historic Photographs

Water Front, Looking Northwest from Search Light Tower, Building Number 22

Water Front, Looking Northwest from Search Light Tower, Building Numbe...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Water Front, Looking Northeast from Search Light Tower, Building Number 22

Water Front, Looking Northeast from Search Light Tower, Building Numbe...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, Locking Tower on East Side, Looking Northeast, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, Locking Tower on East Side, ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, West Side Channel Replaced, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, West Side Channel Replaced, ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, West Side Channel Replaced, Looking Southwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Tower, West Side Channel Replaced, ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Building 129 (80), Tower Locking Device Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Coal Plant Building 129 (80), Tower Locking De...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Damaged tower of Cathedral at Cambrai. 10-12-1918

Damaged tower of Cathedral at Cambrai. 10-12-1918

British Photographs of World War I

Airplanes - Engines - Aircraft Testing Field, Packard Motor Co., Detroit, Michigan. Power house and cooling tower

Airplanes - Engines - Aircraft Testing Field, Packard Motor Co., Detro...

Photographer: Packard Motor Co. Airplanes - Engines

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Manufacturing gases at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland.   Dry tower and condenser

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Manufacturing g...

Date Taken: 7/22/1918 Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Alien Property Custodian - Property Seized - U.S. takes over German wireless station at Sayville, L.I. Wireless station and tower at the Telefunken Company's wireless station

Alien Property Custodian - Property Seized - U.S. takes over German wi...

Photographer: International Film Service Alien Property Custodian - Property Seized

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Civilian Reflief, Italy. Pleasant dreams assured refugees, beds and cots being loaned to model American Red Cross town nearing completion under the shadow of Pisa's Tower in Italy

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Civilian Reflief, Italy. Pleasant...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

The conning tower of a submarine

The conning tower of a submarine

German Military Activities and Personnel

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - The new Germanic Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. As seen from the tower of Memorial Hall

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - The new Germanic Muse...

Photographer: Herbert Turner Colleges and Universities - Harvard University

Ceremonies and Parades - Ceremonies as clock is pushed ahead one hour.  Marcus M. Marks, Chairman of National Daylight Saving Movement, pushing the hands around from two to three on the master clock that controls the big dials on the Metropolitan Tower, New York City, as the Daylight Saving Law went into effect

Ceremonies and Parades - Ceremonies as clock is pushed ahead one hour....

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland.   Rear view of Hospital No. 24, from water tower

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Edgewood Arsena...

Date Taken: 3/9/1918 Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - New York welcomes home its 27th Division.  Tower of Jewels illuminated at night in honor of New York's 27th Division

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - New York welcomes home i...

Photographer: Keyst1 View Company, New York Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Airplanes - Engines - Aircraft Testing Field, Packard Motor Co., Detroit, Michigan. One row of testing sheds showing cooling tower and power house

Airplanes - Engines - Aircraft Testing Field, Packard Motor Co., Detro...

Photographer: Packard Motor Co. Airplanes - Engines

Airplanes - Flight - Independence Day, New York City. Group of airplanes passing tower of Municipal building, N.Y. City. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Flight - Independence Day, New York City. Group of airplan...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Airplanes - Flight

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Ceremonies and Parades - Setting the country's clocks ahead one hour.  Marcus M. Marks, Chairman of the National Daylight Saving Movement, giving the signal to set the hands of the great clock in the Metropolitan Tower, N. Y. City, ahead one hour.  The signal was given at exactly 2 A.M. Sunday March 31, 1918 at Aldine Club, on a signal from Washington, D.C

Ceremonies and Parades - Setting the country's clocks ahead one hour. ...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Int. Film Ser. © Ceremonies and Parades

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Chemical plant, general view from Chlorine Liquefaction Tower

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Chemical plant,...

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Keeping tabs of Army fliers. This man is stationed in the observation tower at Mineola L.I. observing the flights of the Army aviators. Despite the cold, 3 degrees above zero, the fliers are continuing their training. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Keeping tabs of Army fliers. This man is s...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: International Film Service Airplanes - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Interior American Red Cross Hotel Paris. In these substantial, comfortable cots in new American Red Cross tent hotel at foot of the Eiffel Tower, American soldier in Paris finds solution of perplexing problem of sleeping quarters. For a franc a night a good clean cot is his and connected with the hotel is a recreation hut and canteen

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Interior American Red ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings

Airplanes - Flight - Air Parade, Liberty Day, New York. A squadron of planes encircling the Metropolitan tower while the 4th. Liberty Loan parade marched on below

Airplanes - Flight - Air Parade, Liberty Day, New York. A squadron of ...

Date Taken: 10/12/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Flight

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  R.O.T.C.    Armory and drill hall Northwest tower
Photograph of Sign Board Near Demond Hill Fire Lookout Tower

Photograph of Sign Board Near Demond Hill Fire Lookout Tower

Original caption: View of sign board along D, SS & ARR near Demond Hill Fire Lookout Tower. Upper Mich NF. Historic Photographs

American Red Cross - Supplies - Dispensary for children in France. American Red Cross workers taking supplies to the American Red Cross children's dispensary in an old Roman tower

American Red Cross - Supplies - Dispensary for children in France. Ame...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Supplies

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Salt wells tower, Midland, Michigan., a branch of Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Salt wells towe...

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

Illinois - Edwardsville through Grand Tower

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from Tower Center

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from T...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from Tower Center

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from T...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from Tower Center

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from T...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from Tower Center

U.S. Naval Radio Station, Sayville, Long Island, New York, View from T...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Photograph of Silver Creek Lookout Tower

Photograph of Silver Creek Lookout Tower

Original caption: Silver Creek Lookout Tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of the Center Market Tower on 7th Street Northwest

Photograph of the Center Market Tower on 7th Street Northwest

Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies

Photograph of Minnesota State Forest Service Lookout Tower

Photograph of Minnesota State Forest Service Lookout Tower

Original caption: Minn State Forest Service Lookout Tower. Guard (Miss) Carroll on tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of View from Top of Cut Foot Tower

Photograph of View from Top of Cut Foot Tower

Original caption: View from top of Cut Foot Tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Rollways Ranger Station and Lookout Tower

Photograph of Rollways Ranger Station and Lookout Tower

Original caption: Rollways ranger station and lookout tower. Lower Mich NF. Historic Photographs

Photograph of View from Cut Foot Tower

Photograph of View from Cut Foot Tower

Original caption: View from Cut Foot Tower, showing value as lookout. Historic Photographs

School and Water Tower

School and Water Tower

Original caption: Miscellaneous (Building (school and water tower). Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

Children Looking at Water Tower

Children Looking at Water Tower

Original caption: Miscellaneous (children looking at water tower). Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

District One (Creosoted Windmill Tower)

District One (Creosoted Windmill Tower)

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

School and Water Tower

School and Water Tower

Original caption: Miscellaneous (Building (school and water tower). Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

Photograph of Brule Lookout Tower

Photograph of Brule Lookout Tower

Original caption: Brule Lookout Tower. Cheq NF. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Cascade Tower

Photograph of Cascade Tower

Original caption: Cascade Tower, Sec 23, T61N, R2W. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Tower at Drummond

Photograph of Tower at Drummond

Original caption: Tower at Drummond, Minn erected for occasional use by patrolman. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Demond Hill Lookout Tower and Station in the Marquette District

Photograph of Demond Hill Lookout Tower and Station in the Marquette D...

Original caption: Demond Hill Lookout Tower and Station -- Marquette District. Upper Mich NF. Historic Photographs

Le Conte Hall, University of California, Berkeley. View of the east facade with Bacon Hall and the Campanile in the background, taken in 1926.  Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project

Le Conte Hall, University of California, Berkeley. View of the east fa...

Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

Photograph of Demond Hill Lookout Station and Tower

Photograph of Demond Hill Lookout Station and Tower

Original caption: Demond Hill Lookout Station and Tower. Upper Mich Natl Forest. Historic Photographs

Tower

Tower

Photographs

Photograph of Tepee Lake Fire Lookout Tower

Photograph of Tepee Lake Fire Lookout Tower

Original caption: Tepee L. Fire Lookout Tower, Sec. 17, T46N, R37W, Tower, Towermans Cabin combination garage and woodshed all built by CCC from Paint L. Camp. Historic Photographs

Stamford National Youth Administration Work Center

Stamford National Youth Administration Work Center

This photograph depicts a National Youth Administration work center in Stamford, Connecticut, where participants could be trained in woodworking, welding, furniture refinishing, sewing, or work in the machine s... more

Photograph of Mission Hill Fire Tower

Photograph of Mission Hill Fire Tower

Original caption: Mission Hill Fire Tower. Upper Michigan Marquette NF. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Hiles Lookout Tower and Improvements

Photograph of Hiles Lookout Tower and Improvements

Original caption: Hiles Lookout Tower and Improvements NWNW Sec. 12, T37N, R12E. Camera point 18 looking S66E showing buildings. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Chequamegon National Forest as Seen from West Fork Tower

Photograph of Chequamegon National Forest as Seen from West Fork Tower

Original caption: Chequamegon NF from West Fork Tower, looking North. Historic Photographs

Photograph of West Fork Tower as Seen from the North

Photograph of West Fork Tower as Seen from the North

Original caption: West Fork Tower from the north. Historic Photographs

Photograph of View of the Tower Exhibit

Photograph of View of the Tower Exhibit

Original caption: View of the tower exhibit. Historic Photographs

Photograph of View of the Grandstand from the Tower

Photograph of View of the Grandstand from the Tower

Original caption: View of the grandstand from the tower, looking southeast, showing the finished exhibit. The last three spaces between pillars were State Conservation Dept. exhibits. Historic Photographs

Photograph of High Knob Lookout Tower

Photograph of High Knob Lookout Tower

Original caption: High knob L.O. Tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Living Quarters and Garage at Imp Lake Tower

Photograph of Living Quarters and Garage at Imp Lake Tower

Original caption: Living quarters and garage Imp Lake Tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Caney Tower Dwelling

Photograph of Caney Tower Dwelling

Original caption: Caney Tower dwelling. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Sign and Guard Rail at Shawnee Tower

Photograph of Sign and Guard Rail at Shawnee Tower

Original caption: Sign and Guard Rail. Shawnee Tower. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Towerman F. H. Stone Using Field Glasses from the Tower Cabin in the Anvil Lake Tower on Nicolet National Forest

Photograph of Towerman F. H. Stone Using Field Glasses from the Tower ...

Original caption: F.H. Stone, Towerman, using field glasses from tower cabin, Anvil Lake Tower. Nicolet NF. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Ski Jump Tower

Photograph of Ski Jump Tower

Original caption: View of ski jump tower. Alpine type shelter in lower left. Chequamegon NF. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Peter's Creek Tower and Improvement

Photograph of Peter's Creek Tower and Improvement

Original caption: Peter's Creek Tower and Improvement. Historic Photographs

Photograph of View of Mississippi River from Old Tower Site

Photograph of View of Mississippi River from Old Tower Site

Original caption: View of Mississippi River from old tower site. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Boulder Hill Tower Site

Photograph of Boulder Hill Tower Site

Original caption: Boulder Hill Tower Site, showing resident building and pump shelter of log construction. Bena District. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Hicks Emergency Lookout Tower

Photograph of Hicks Emergency Lookout Tower

Original caption: Hicks Emergency L.O. Tower. Secondary Lookout System. Historic Photographs

Photograph of West Fork Lookout Tower Cabin

Photograph of West Fork Lookout Tower Cabin

Original caption: West Fork Lookout Tower Cabin, Hayward District. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Perkinstown Tower Cabin and Garage

Photograph of Perkinstown Tower Cabin and Garage

Original caption: Perkinstown tower cabin and garage. Medford District. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Jump River Tower, Cabin and Garage

Photograph of Jump River Tower, Cabin and Garage

Original caption: Jump River Tower, cabin and garage, Medford District. Historic Photographs

Photograph of South Fork Tower Cabin

Photograph of South Fork Tower Cabin

Original caption: South Fork Tower Cabin. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Old Tower Block

Photograph of Old Tower Block

Original caption: Old Tower Block, Plot 45. Sub -plot A-5. Prune off all but current year's growth. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Old Tower Block

Photograph of Old Tower Block

Original caption: Old Tower Block, plot 45. Sub-plot D-5. Prune off all lateral shots on alternate trees. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Tower Men Installing and Adjusting "J" Type Antenna

Photograph of Tower Men Installing and Adjusting "J" Type Antenna

Original caption: The tower men remain aloft for 2 hours, installing & adjusting "J" type VHF antenna on top of mast at Baldwin Ranger Station. The "J" type antenna will be replaced by a type P.D.V.H.F. antenna... more

Photograph of Eminence State Lookout Tower

Photograph of Eminence State Lookout Tower

Original caption: Eminence state lookout tower, located near Eminence, MO. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Silver Creek Tower

Photograph of Silver Creek Tower

Original caption: Silver Creek tower, Silver Creek Ranger Dist. Sec21, T23N, R7E. Lower Mich NF. Historic Photographs

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