The digital images were donated to Eastern Washington University Libraries by the National Smokejumper Association.
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: Jim Grant (base manager), Dave Schas (pilot), Jon Foland (loft foreman), Carl Dammann, Denny Lewis, Steve Beitach, Mark Corbet.
Middle row: Ken Franz, Frank Meriwether, Gary Cordy, Howard Cooper, Bill Bickers, Ken Watson, Ted Taylor, Greg Vergari, Rick Barnes.
Front row: Greg Castellaw, Steve Pontarolo, Bob Welborn, Bob Lightley, Jere Sequin, Jack Wassard, Ned Betty, Mike Walker, Mark Miller, Art Benefiel.
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Smokejumping -- United States, Smokejumpers -- United States -- La Grande Ranger District (Or.), Aircraft