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 descends above a forest during a series of test jumps as a part of smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. The caption on the photograph reads "Okanogan N.F. / Chute and jumper framed by tree tops. Jumper veering left." The image is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
No known restrictions.
timber jump; parachute