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

Forest History Society Photograph Database

Views from the National Forests

U.S. Forest Service Image Database

Region 3 Historic Photographs

Southern Research Station Collection

Alaskan Aerial Survey Photographs

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