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Dist. Ranger Solon Hyde - Middletown - c. 1939


PHOTOGRAPHS


Aircraft      Badges and Insignia      Forest Fire Fighting     

Forest Fire Fighting Equipment      Forest Fire Prevention      Forest Ranger Personnel     

Forest Ranger Uniforms      Search and Rescue

Aircraft
1931 Fleet Biplane
1940 Waco aircraft with Pilot Fred McLane
WW2 Vintage Grumman G-21 Goose Amphibious Aircraft Transporting Materials to Cedar Lakes - 1947
WW2 Vintage Grumman G-21 Goose Amphibious Aircraft Transporting Materials to Cedar Lakes - 1947
1966 - Vintage Torpedo Bomber "TBM" adapted for fire fighting.
Helicopter 600 - c. 1968
Helicopter 600

Badges and Insignia
1909 Fire Patrol Badge - 1909 to 1912
FAKE Forest Ranger Badge #191 - 1912 to 1927
Forest Ranger Badge - 1927 to 1970
Assistant District Ranger Badge - 1966 to 1970
District Ranger Badge - 1927 to 1970
Supervising District Ranger Badge
Superintendent of Forest Fire Control Badge - 1927 to 1970
Forest Fire Observers Badge - 1927 to 1970
Chief Railroad Fire Inspectors Badge - Issued c. 1927
Railroad Fire Inspectors Badge - Issued c. 1927
Fire Warden Badge - 1912 to 1927
Fire Warden Badge - 1940
Fire Warden Badge - 1945
Fire Warden Badge - 1947
Fire Warden Badge - 1948
Fire Warden Badge - 1949 to 1970
Fire Warden Badge - 1970 -
Forest Ranger Insignia - 1932 to 1947
Forest Ranger Insignia - 1947
Forest Ranger Insignia - 1947 to the present.
Asst. District Forest Ranger Insignia - 1966 to 1977.
District Forest Ranger Insignia - 1948 to 1977.
Forest Fire Control Insignia - 1947 to 1977.
Forest Fire Observer Insignia - 1947 to 1990.
Division of Lands and Forest Insignia - 1947 to 1970
District Forester Insignia - 1947 to 1970
Forest Ranger Division Insignia - c. 1995 to Present
Collage of Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Blue Fox Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Red Eagle Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Gray Hawk Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Search and Rescue Volunteer Insignia

Forest Fire Fighting
Fire Fighting - c. 1934
Fire Fighting - c. 1929

Forest Fire Fighting Equipment
District Ranger E. C. Roberts - 1928 Larrabee Pickup Truck
A Bombardier Tracked Vehicle - Conservation Field Days - New Paltz - c. 1968

Forest Fire Prevention
1908 Fire Prevention Poster
Smokey Bear Presentation - 1976
Smokey Bear's 40th Birthday Celebration - 1984

Forest Ranger Personnel
Forest Ranger Clint West - c. 1939
Rangers Engel & Couchman & Dist. Ranger V. Schrader - 1955 - A Forest Ranger Daniel Showers Photo
Ranger Engel, Dist. Ranger Vic Schrader & Ranger Couchman - 1955 - A Forest Ranger Daniel Showers Photo

Forest Ranger Uniforms

Search and Rescue
Collage of Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Blue Fox Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Red Eagle Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Gray Hawk Search and Rescue Team Insignia
Search and Rescue Volunteer Insignia





                     


DOCUMENTS & PUBLICATIONS

1885 - First Report of the Forest Commission - pages 1 to 38 - 45 MB.
1899 - Special Report of the Forest Fish and Game Commission by Col. William Fox - 1.5 MB.
A Primer of Forestry - Part 1 - 1899 - By Gifford Pinchot, USDA Bureau of Forestry - Bulletin #24
A Primer of Forestry - Part 2 - 1905 - By Gifford Pinchot, USDA Bureau of Forestry - Bulletin #24
1909 Reports of the Fire Superintendents - Districts 1 through 4. - 4.5 MB.
1909 - Tribute to Col. William Fox - 4.5 MB.
1912 Adirondack Ranger District Map
1912 Catskill Ranger District Map
1915 Manual of Instructions for the Forest Fire Protective Force - 6.25 MB.
The Stump Report - 1973 Recommendations On The Future Of The Ranger Force
The 1926 Manual of Instructions for the Forest Ranger Force



DOCUMENTS & PUBLICATIONS - FIRE OBSERVATION STATIONS

A Pictorial History of the New York State Fire Towers
Roster of Observers on New York State's Fire Towers
The Osborne Firefinder by Ray Kresek of the Forest Fire Lookout Museum - Spokane WA
1912 Adirondack Ranger District Map
1912 Catskill Ranger District Map