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.
The description on the photograph reads "Parachute jumper Dick Tuttle near top of 100-foot lodgepole pine sang about to be assisted by Forest Guard Francis Lufikin." A parachute hangs high in the pine tree and equipment dangles from the ropes. This photograph was taken during a smokejumper experiment in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
No known restrictions.
Lufkin, Francis B.; Tuttle, Dick; parachute retrieval