Title from caption. Photograph of a mining operation that used steam to thaw the permafrost. Visible in the photo are the boiler, wood pile, cabin and what may be another cabin. Narrative in the photo album reads: "Winter view of a one man...
This is a close up shot of the water pipeline (hydraulic mining) which extends further into the hill. This location in general appears to be a permafrost area; notice the stunted trees further in the distance.
This is a view of the mountain to the right and in the center. The stream down in the valley, as seen here is making its way into larger waters, possibly a river. A group of houses are also visible in the distance.
Title taken from caption. View of workmen around a crane in Bethel, Alaska. From verso: "Typical permafrost foundation on piling. Bethel communication building. U.S. Army Photo". Photo most likely taken in 1955. Original photograph size: 10" x 8".