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Henry Selby's 1905 survey crew sometimes had to survey through "brule", land littered with fallen timber caused by forest fires or strong winds.

"Cutting Trail"

Walter McFarlane's crew cutting a survey trail on the banks of the Smoky River.

"Indian Teepee Near Snipe Lake"

Three men from a survey party and an aboriginal woman with her two children are standing outside a teepee. Although grass is visible on the ground, one man is holding a snowshoe on his shoulder.

"Packing up from River Bank"

Men from McFarlane's crew carry various tools and pieces of equipment for camping and surveying as they climb a river bank.

"Returning From Flying Camp"

Survey crew returning from the Saskatoon Lake camp with horses and wagon. One man is holding a tripod while sitting on the side of the wagon.

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