La Grande crew portrait, 1979


A group portrait of the smokejumper crew based in the La Grande Fire Control base in Oregon. The crew are dressed in jump gear and are stading in front of an aircraft. The names of the crew are typed below the portrait:
/ > Back row: Dave Schas (pilot), Jon Foland (loft foreman), Denny Lewis, Carl Dammann, Jim Grant (base manager), Howard Cooper, Mark Corbet.
/ > Middle row: Dave Dell, Russ West, Greg Castellaw, Mike Walker, Jere Seguin, Roger McKim, Gary Cordy, Steve Dickenson, Warren Villa, Ted Taylor, Bill Bickers.
/ > Front row: Jack Wassard, Jeff Seals, Keving Gilbert, Kirk Hale, Greg Nolan, Steve Seigrist, Bill Martin, Mike August, Ken Franz.
/ > Not pictured: Joe Schaan.