Advertisement
« previous next »
Smoke Jumper Museum  
   

Smoke Jumper Museum

The parachutes have to be inspected after every jump.
Life on the Edge

July 11th 2013
Today we continue our adventure in the interior of Oregon. We stopped at the fire jumper’s museum. These men would load themselves with about 150 pounds of gear, fly to the site of the fire high in the mountains, and parachute down in the middle of nowhere to put out the raging flames before they spread into a major forest fire…all this for $2/hour back in the 1960s. Currently, there are 40 ... read more
North America » United States » Oregon » Crater Lake

American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 2.674s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 4; qc: 27; dbt: 0.0408s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb