This photograph depicts Harold Pomeroy looking at a crate of clams sitting in the water at Bear Cove, near his homestead there on Kachemak Bay on the Kenai peninsula, Alaska. The photograph was taken circa 1977-1978 by an unidentified photographer.
Title supplied by cataloger. Person near equipment with sign that reads, 'Caution: Hard Hat Area.' White crate of fish reads, 'W.F.A.C.' Slide carousel labeled, 'Unalakleet Herring Fishing.' Original format: 35mm color slide
From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).