View of "Temporary Observation Station No. 7," somewhere in Rensselaer County. A man has climbed to the top of a ladder resting against a flagpole. Another man is on the ground watching him. The image is dated "Fall 1992," but this is incorrect; the true date is probably either 1912 or 1922. This image was created to record the forest fire control activities of the New York State Conservation Commission.
circa 1904 – 1949
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 1706.
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