Photos and other links for the Nuttall and Gibson Fires

 

06/29/04 Click on the image for a full sized 3D Topo  map of the Pinaleno mountain range showing the location of the Nuttall Fire. The fire appears as the red outline in the center left of the picture. The MGIO complex appears as the three yellow squares in the lower right. Currently the fire is 5.6 miles away from the Telescopes.
06/29/04 Location map as provided by the Southwest Area Incident Management Team.
06/30/04 Picture taken from the top of the SMT telescope looking toward the Nuttall Fire.

Pictures by Robert Moulton.

06/30/04 Picture taken from the top of the SMT telescope looking toward the Nuttall Fire.

Pictures by Robert Moulton.

 
06/30/04 1 KM Visible GOES-10 Satellite image showing the smoke plume from the Nuttall fire on Mt. Graham.
07/01/04 Photo of the Nuttall fire from Safford High School.
07/01/04 Location map of the Nuttall fire.
07/02/04 A picture of the LBT showing the smoke from the Gibson fire closing in from behind.
07/02/04 Picture taken from Safford High School showing the Gibson fire on the left and the Nuttall fire on the right.
07/02/04 A small mpeg movie showing the smoke behind the LBT caused by the Gibson fire. (Images are taken from the LBT web pages and combined into an mpeg movie using ImageMagick)
07/02/04 A small mpeg movie showing the flare up of both the Gibson and Nuttall fires. (Images are 1km visible GOES-10 taken from the NWS web pages and combined into an mpeg movie using ImageMagick)
07/02/04 Forest Service map of the Nuttall Fire location.
07/02/04 A sky-crane dumps a load of water on Mt. Graham.
07/03/04 View of the Gibson fire as seen from the MGIO base camp.
07/03/04 A view of the Gibson fire as seen from over the the Nuttall fire.
07/03/04 Nuttall fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/03/04 Gibson fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/03/04 All day movie of the LBT for July 03, 2004
07/04/04 Gibson and Nuttall fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/04/04 Same map showing more detail.
07/04/04 Nuttall fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/04/04 Gibson fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/04/04 On Sunday July 4th, 2004, John Ratje went up to Mt. Graham and took several pictures. Here is his photo album.
07/04/04 A all day movie of the LBT Camera for July 04, 2004.
07/05/04 Nuttall fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/05/04 Gibson fire location map as provided by the Forest Service.
07/06/04 3D Topo map showing the extent of the Gibson fire as it approaches the Observatory site from the East. Boundaries are shown as of 17:00 MST on 07/04/04
07/06/04 3D Topo map showing the extent of the Nuttall fire as it approaches the Observatory site from the Northeast. Boundaries are shown as of 17:00 MST on 07/04/04
07/06/04 Link to more photos by the South West Area Incident Management Team.
07/06/04 Even more photos by the South West Area Incident Management Team.
07/06/04 More photo album pictures from Mt. Graham by John Ratje.
07/06/04 Movie of the LBT on the afternoon of July 06, 2004 showing the approaching smoke.
07/06/04 Picture taken by John Ratje from the Safford looking toward Mt. Graham.
07/06/04 Another picture by John.
07/06/04 Movie of the LBT on the night of July 06, 2004 showing very close and very hot flare ups just yards from the LBT structure.
07/07/04 Forest service map showing the out line of the Nuttall Fire Complex as of July 06, 2004. Copied from The Arizona Daily Star.
07/07/04 Forest service map showing the out line of the Nuttall Fire Complex as of July 07, 2004.
07/07/04 Forest service map showing the back burn areas around Columbine and the MGIO complex.
07/07/04 Close up of the above map showing the eastern flank of the Gibson Fire.
07/07/04 View of the Nuttall fire complex as seen by the Terra satellite July 05, 2004.
07/08/04 Latest Forest Service topo maps showing the extend of the Nuttall Fire Complex.
07/08/04 Close up detail of the above map.
07/08/04 3D map of the Nuttall Fire Complex. By the South West Area Incident Management Team.
07/08/04 Outline map of the Nuttall Fire Complex. By the South West Area Incident Management Team.
07/08/04 Another photo album showing Observatory structure protection.
07/09/04 Photo album of the fire damage to Heliograph Communications Complex.
07/09/04 Photo album from the official LBT Web Site for the Nuttall Fire Complex
07/09/04 Animated progression map from the South West Area Incident Management Team's web site.
07/09/04 More photos showing the damage to Heliograph Hill communications equipment.
07/10/04 Forest Service map showing the extend of the Nuttall Fire Complex
07/10/04 Infrared map of the Nuttall Fire Complex.
07/12/04 A high resolution photo album of some amazing pictures taken on Mt. Graham during the fire suppression operations. All photos are by Ron Smallwood.
07/12/04 Fire takes a run on Heliograph Hill back on July 6th. Photo by Dan Eckstein.
07/12/04 Photo album by Maggie Bryce showing several views of the Nuttall Fire.
07/19/04 The "Official" t-shirt of the Nuttall Fire Complex has been issued and is available here.
07/20/04 Finally a editorial carton, by Arizona Daily Star Editorial Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons, pretty much sums up the whole event.

 

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