Caption: "Showing heavy stand of rye in Gordon Gulch on McVey burn, the result of artificial seeding in the fall of 1939. Taken from a point opposite Miller's old camp, illustrating also the effect of heavy rye cover in delaying run-off water in...
Old Cicero Peak lookout tower being driven down the main street of Custer; tower was built 1939-40, taken out of service 1975; was declared surplus and sold to a Custer man, who inturn sold it to Marine Life in Rapid city to use as a tourist tower.
Forest fires -- Black Hills National Forest (S.D. and Wyo.);
From the back of a similar photograph in this series, "Kodaked from the streets of Spearfish S.D. near the Post Office". Vita movie theater shown corner of Tydol [service station] Forest Service received stamp is dated Nov 3, 1947.