55. Photo Pagny rail head (15,000 ft.) note detail in rail yards, August 15, 1918

Gelatin silver print
Gift of William Kistler, 1977.731

Antiaircraft fire from the ground made it unsafe for observation planes to fly below 10,000 feet.

Inscribed recto, in negative, lower left, in white: “[arrow pointing left] / N [sideways] 6654 / U.S.1A. 91Sq. B1005:N.E. PAGNY:75.4-44.7:15-8-18:11h:4800M:52CM.”; inscribed recto, lower left, on album page, in black/brown ink: “Photo Pagny rail head (15,000 ft [sic] / note detail in rail yards.”; printed recto, on album page, lower right, in black ink: “Photographic Section. / Air Service. American Expeditionary Forces.”; inscribed recto, on album page, lower right, in blue ink: “55”; unmarked verso