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Snow Harvest
Description: A film about snow surveying to determine future water supply. Follows two snow surveyers at work near Sun Valley Idaho

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Clip #: TFA-168A
Length: 23:19
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Idaho
Subject: Water
Original: 16mm
1950s, West, desert, river, pioneers, covered wagons, wagon train, men salmon fishing at Celilo Falls, dam, tugboat pulling logs, factory next to water, farmer using shovel to dig up soil, snow covered mountain, flowing water, men riding horses on trail, car driving on road, logger holding double bit felling axe over shoulder, forest fire, cowboy / rancher riding horse, cowboy and farmer looking at snow covered mountain in distance, snow surveying, truck driving on snow covered road, snow surveyors exploring Sawtooth Mountains, Utah, surveyors unloading skis and supplies from truck, surveyors checking snow measurement tools, aluminum alloy tube, cutter, hand scale, driving wrench, surveyor putting on skis, pack and googles, surveyors cross country skiing / backcountry skiing, surveyors collecting water in can from stream and drinking, snow course direction marker on tree, surveyors taking lunch break and looking at view, snow covered mountain range, surveyors eating sandwich, surveyors cross country skiing during snowstorm, surveyors carefully crossing possible slide area, snow falling off rocks and tumbling down mountain, surveyors reaching cabin, snow survey shelter sign, surveyors taking off skis and shoveling snow away from cabin entrance, coffee being poured into cup from kettle, cooking meat, surveyor smoking cigarette outside of cabin next to snow covered mountain, surveyors taking snow measurements from marked area on mountain meadow, surveyor sticking hollow tube deep into snow, surveyor taking notes of tube measurements, surveyors withdrawing tube from snow and removing soil from end of tube, surveyors using graduated scale to measure how much water is in snow cover, surveyor emptying snow from tube, surveyor marking off sampling points between marker posts, surveyors skiing down mountain, surveyors traveling down mountain in snowmobile, snow survey headquarters, man receiving measurements through short wave radio, woman charting measurements on map, man tallying measurements on rotary calculator, woman typing on typewriter, men checking figures, man mapping snow measurements, hand cranked printing press, printed snow reports, man pointing with pen to map of snow water measurements, telephone lines, newspaper printing press, newspaper headlines about snow survey figures, elderly farmer reading newspaper, snow covered mountain, spring thaw, water drops from melting snow falling into mountain stream, water rushing over rocks, reservoirs, loggers putting felled lumber onto truck, sprinkler spraying water onto grass, linemen working on power lines, dam, irrigation canal, farmer using shovel to dig up soil, water flowing over soil, lush field, irrigation canals in fields, cattle grazing in pasture near water, farmer operating tractor in field, crop field, sprinkler spraying water in field, cowboy / rancher riding horse in field, rushing water, rancher on horse riding past grazing cattle in pasture, snow covered mountain in distance behind barn and field, stream flowing through snow covered mountain

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