Making a Hole for a Fire

View of a firefighter digging a hole, apparently a firefighting technique. The date and location are unknown, but it is probably ca. 1910-1930. This image was created to record the fire control activities of the New York State Forest, Fish and Game Commission, Conservation Commission, or Conservation Department.
Date Original
1910 – 1930
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 1658.
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Geographic Locations

New York