Finding Forest Service photos online can be tricky

The U.S. Forest Service has been taking and cataloging photographs for more than 100 years, but they can be tough to find because they are scattered across numerous government libraries, collections and databases.

Many Forest Service images can be found online at the following locations:


National Archives Forestry Images

www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/forestry/


Forest History Society Photograph Database

www.foresthistory.org/Research/photos.html


Views from the National Forests

www.foresthistory.org/Research/Views/ExhibitEnter.html


U.S. Forest Service Image Database

www.fs.fed.us/photovideo/


Region 3 Historic Photographs

www.fs.fed.us/r3/about/history/photo.shtml


Southern Research Station Collection

toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/photo/usfs/Default.htm


Alaskan Aerial Survey Photographs

www.fs.fed.us/r10/spf/fhp/repeat_photo_se/index.php


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