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Album caption and index card: Hebgen Lake earthquake. General overall view of the Madison slide. In the lower left corner is Earthquake Lake. The main mass of the slide is show in the center of the photograph with the dolomite debris showing in the right center. The steeply dipping schist beds are shown along the crestline and in the right center of the photograph are the remnants of the dolomite buttress. Madison County, Montana. August 1959.
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Album caption and index card: Hebgen Lake earthquake. Trace of Red Canyon fault scarp near the Blarneystone Ranch. Jeep is sitting on the edge of the road. Other edge of road is on the downthrown block just below the jeep's nose. Note subsidiary fractures in subsidence zone. This is the road I drove down the night of the earthquake. I happened to see the fault scarp and stopped the jeep in time. Elsewhere people drove over the fault scarp and damaged their cars. Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959.
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Album caption and index card: Hebgen Lake earthquake. Group of subsidiary fault scarps formed along the south flank of Hebgen Ridge. Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959. Published as figure 28 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 435. 1964.
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Index card: Same view as in photo no. 83 (wij00083_ct) but closer to the edge of the slump, showing the main residence of Hilgard Lodge almost wholly submerged in the lake. View is northwestward. Hebgen Lake earthquake, Gallatin County, Montana. August 1979.
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Index card: A small buckled fence along Montana State Highway 499 (former State Highway 287). A small earth slump from hill showing on the right of the photo compressed the fence and buckled it. Hebgen Lake to the left of the photograph just beyond the fields. Madison Range in the background. Hebgen Lake earthquake. Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959,
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Hebgen Lake earthquake. The north edge of the Madison slide. This ridge of dolomite represents the farthest advance of the slide up the north wall of Madison Canyon. Madison County, Montana. August 1959. No index card. Note: Similar photo to wij00096.
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Index card: General view of the zone of dead pine needles formed when Earthquake Lake was at a former higher level. Small building that has been inundated now shows along the lake shore. Hebgen Lake earthquake, Montana. August 1959.
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Index card: Distant view of synclinal fold showing slump of limestone beds (in center of picture) near head of Dry Fork of Targhee Creek. Gallatin County, Montana. 1969.
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Album caption and index card: Hebgen Lake earthquake. This photograph, taken on the morning of August 18, shows an overtuned Cadillac along the Red Canyon fault scarp where it crosses U.S. Highway 191 near the Duck Creek Motel. The owner of this Cadillac and his family had spend the night at the Duck Creek Motel, and were awakened by the earthquake. The man panicked and rushed his family into the Cadillac. He decided to go to West Yellowstone and began driving south. He drove approximately 500 feet greatly increasing his speed unaware of the fault scrap. The car plummeted off the fault scrap, landed on its side, and overturned. The family, bruised and shaken, crawled out of the car; no one seriously injured. They...
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Index card: Red Canyon fault scarp along the south flank of Kirkwood Ridge. View is northwestward. Note the way the fault scarp moves up the slope of the hill shown on the left side of photo as it outlines the colluvial debris. Red band along crest of ridge is the Amsden Formation. Hebgen Lake earthquake, Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959.
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Album caption and index card: Hebgen Lake earthquake. Slump disrupting road along the west side of Horse Butte. The photograph shows slump of debris along the lake shore. Sec. 19, 12 S., R. 5 E. Gallatin County, Montana. August 19, 1959.
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Index card: Regrettably this photograph does not show the feature as well as one would wish. A gravel pile established by the Montana Highway Department was jostled about by the earthquake and as a result compacted the ground below it to form a big, broad, shallow depression. Hebgen Lake earthquake, Montana. August 1959.
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Index card: Emergent shore line of Hebgen Lake. This view is looking westward at exposed south shore. Hebgen Lake earthquake. Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959.
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Index card: Submerged north shore of Hebgen Lake. The trees, which once outlined part of Lakeside Motel, are now partly buried by the northward displacement of the lake. The house just behind the trees had begun to slip into the lake even as this picture was being taken. View is eastward. Hebgen Lake earthquake, Gallatin County, Montana. August 1959.
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Index card: The source area of the slide. View is southeastward. The mountain crest is about 1,300 feet above the valley floor, and part of the mountain slid northeastward into the valley. Part of dolomite buttress is in lower right corner of photograph. At the bottom of the photograph is a segment of the parking area constructed on the slide by the U.S. Forest Service as part of their Madison River Canyon Earthquake Area. A new highway (Montana Highway 499) now follows the Madison Canyon southwestward parallel to Earthquake Lake and across the Madison slide. Hebgen Lake earthquake. Montana. August 1959.


map background search result map search result map Small buckled fence along Montana State Highway 499 (former State Highway 287). Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Slump of former State Highway 287 into Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. The Lower Falls, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1969. Old Faithful. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1960. Group of subsidiary fault scarps formed along the south flank of Hebgen Ridge. Gallatin County, Montana. 1959. Generall view of the Madison slide. Madison County, Montana. 1959. View of an overturned Cadillac along the Red Canyon fault scarp. Hebgen Lake Earthquake. Gallatin County, Montana. 1959. Emergent shore line of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Southeastward view of the source area of the slide. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. View northwestward of the Red Canyon fault scarp along the south flank of Kirkwood Range. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1995. Submerged north shore of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Exposed mud-flats showing stumps which were once submerged below water. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. General view of the zone of dead pine needles formed when Earthquake Lake was at a former higher level. Hebgen Lake, Montana Earthquake. 1959. A gravel pile established by the Montana Highway Department compacted to create a big, broad, shallow depression. Hebgen Lake, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Sand spout, Hebgen Lake earthquake. Montana. 1960. The north edge of the Madison slide. Madison County, Montana. 1959. View of test pit dug by Fred Nials in search of Bull Lake soil profile. Targhee Creek, Gallatin County,  Montana. 1969. Distant view of synclinal fold showing slump of limestone beds. Gallatin County, Montana. 1969. Generall view of the Madison slide. Madison County, Montana. 1959. Small buckled fence along Montana State Highway 499 (former State Highway 287). Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Slump of former State Highway 287 into Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Group of subsidiary fault scarps formed along the south flank of Hebgen Ridge. Gallatin County, Montana. 1959. View of an overturned Cadillac along the Red Canyon fault scarp. Hebgen Lake Earthquake. Gallatin County, Montana. 1959. Emergent shore line of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. View northwestward of the Red Canyon fault scarp along the south flank of Kirkwood Range. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1995. Submerged north shore of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Exposed mud-flats showing stumps which were once submerged below water. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. Sand spout, Hebgen Lake earthquake. Montana. 1960. View of test pit dug by Fred Nials in search of Bull Lake soil profile. Targhee Creek, Gallatin County,  Montana. 1969. Distant view of synclinal fold showing slump of limestone beds. Gallatin County, Montana. 1969. The north edge of the Madison slide. Madison County, Montana. 1959. The Lower Falls, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1969. Old Faithful. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1960. Southeastward view of the source area of the slide. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959. General view of the zone of dead pine needles formed when Earthquake Lake was at a former higher level. Hebgen Lake, Montana Earthquake. 1959. A gravel pile established by the Montana Highway Department compacted to create a big, broad, shallow depression. Hebgen Lake, Montana Earthquake. 1959.