National Archives and Records Administration (RG 95-GP-4911, Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History).
The photograph was scanned at the National Archives branch in College Park, Maryland.
A jumper hung in a lodgepole pine prepares to let down. The caption on the print reads "Jumper preparing to disengage himself from parachute and climb to ground." This is part of smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. This is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
No known restrictions.
hang up; timber jump; preparing to let down