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1983 Press Photo BLM Helicopter with a Bucket of Filled Water - orb80276

$12.33
AdID: 3307719

Availability: In stock

Part Number: orb80276

Source: Oregonian

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This is an original press photo. Bureau of Land Management crews clear brush from the top of a hill near Burns for a temporary helicoper landing site, left. One of the BLM helicopters, outfitted with a bucket that filled by dipping in a water source dumps water on an imaginary fire line, right. This action was part of fire training for crews of college students and young men and women just out of college who haven't found permanent employment yet. Other training included outfitting the helicopter and bringing the helicopter to the temporary helport with firefighting equipment, all to prepare the crews for what BLM officials fear could be one of the worst fire seasons on record in the southeast Oregon area.Photo measures 8 x 10.25inches. Photo is dated 07-12-1983.