Photos taken on and around Ross Island
Pax deplaning C-17 at Pegasus
Four lights on pole indicate extreme weather Conditon One. Shelter in place.
Building 155, the center of town's activity, is painted blue.
Challenger 283 with engine heater at Pegasus.
At the Scott Base turn in the road, hauling fresh food and baggage to town from the arriving C-17. Deep traverse tractor in forground, and Delta in background.
Scott's Hut. And Vince's cross.
Rubber tire dozer clearing snow at Sea Ice Runway.
Topping off the fuel on an old Cat 950 loader being used at the Sea Ice Runway.
Berthing/dormitory building 308
9 PM, September 18.
McMurdo Station taken from Pegasus Airfield
Juvenile Emperior Peguins visiting the Sea Ice Runway
September 25 at 6:02 am
Pushing snow on the apron of the Sea Ice Runway.
PAX Deltas on the plug line. (Passenger Deltas parked and plugged in to engine block heaters.)
C-17 downloading Main Body personnel. The Austral Summer season begins.
The Ice is constantly flowing ever so slowly and when it hits the Island it rises up and breaks.
The shoulder of Mount Erebus
Behind Ob Hill MacTown is hiding.
Candy colored light
The longest road in Antarctica.
Preparing the Pegasus Skiway. You need skis to land on a Skiway.
Mount Erebus cloaked in cloud.
McMurdo Station sits below Mt. Erebus, a 12,448 foot high active volcano. You can just make out town in the center of the photo.
Challenger 279 preparing the long duration balloon launching pad in flat light...it's white out.
From the Pegasus Skiway.
Cat 966 working on snow removal
Trusty truck 149 on the snow road to Pegasus.
The back side of town.
Day Trip on snow machines.
Half the way, on the road to Pegasus Aerodrome from MacTown
Mining red fines, a red cinder. Used to spread on icy roads.
One of the last runs for this classic machine... it was soon to be loaded on the ship to head back to the States.
Challenger 279 hauling fuel sleds.
A classic Delta making the haul back to town.
Ivan the Terra Bus
The Williams Field road.
A modified CAT haul truck hightailing it to town.
I think I can.
The research vessel Nathanial Palmer, and the tanker Maersk Peary.
Open water as the sea ice receeds.
Ship Off load begins
Supplies for MacTown
Send back what's not needed.
New Zealand C-130 Hercules on approach to the Sea Ice Runway. You can tell it's the Kiwis cause they don't have skis.
Mile One road maker on the Pegasus snow road
Seasonal ice breakup about to reach town.
Flags waving off vehicles so they don't cross the fuel line.
Penguins being penguins.