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PJune Hall10/10/1995M.W.Coll.1.14.1943Mitch & Mary Williams Texas County Cadet. dup. avail.Vol.4. Museum Coll.001\562.jpgMitch & Mary WilliamsSan AntonioMitch & Mary WilliamsTexas County
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PJUNE HALL09/01/1995URANIUM MININGW. HARDING1959"State of the art" air compresser San Juan CountyMINING, Vol.12,#12006\NN5.JPGLisbon ValleyMissing"State of the art" air compresserSan Juan County
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Pje08/06/1992Dick AllenI. W. Allen, M.D. Moab Grand CountyPeople001\DA1.jpgI. W. Allen, M.D.MoabI. W. Allen, M.D.Grand CountyMoab
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P02/05/1903LLC1951Courthouse Moab Grand CountyVol.2 pg.101001\LLCs7.jpgMoabCourthouseGrand CountyMoab
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P06/10/1992General1883One of first schools in Moab Early School Moab Grand CountySchools001\MM26.jpgMoabOne of first schools in MoabGrand CountyMoabEarly School
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Pjune hall10/15/1995URANIUM MINING1954Loading dynamite into holes Mi Vida San Juan CountyMINING,Vol.12,#34Lisbon ValleyMissingLoading dynamite into holesSan Juan CountyMi Vida
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Pje06/10/1992General1903First Moab School Band LaSal Mercantile Co. Main Street Moab Grand CountySchools001\MM1.jpgMoabFirst Moab School BandGrand CountyMoabMain StreetLaSal Mercantile Co.
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Pje06/10/1992Isabella Provonsha1909First LaSal School First LaSal School LaSal San Juan CountySchools001\PR7.jpgLaSalFirst LaSal SchoolSan Juan CountyLaSalFirst LaSal School
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P/ /George FisherJul-59Grand County Shafer Trail, July 1959.Volume 1, Towns and Roads001\GFd19.jpgShafer Trail
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Pje/ /bn,. a StocksCentral School Football Team Central School Center Street Moab Grand CountySchools001\VS2.jpgMoabCentral School Football TeamGrand CountyMoabCenter StreetCentral School
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Pje08/13/1992Howard BalsleyHorse and Buggy near Looking Glass ArchTransportation002\HB7.jpgHorse and Buggy near unknown arch
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Pje07/23/1992Bill CunninghamCharlie Glass on horseback Grand CountyPeople001\BC3.jpgCharlie GlassGrand CountyRestrictedCharlie Glass on horsebackGrand County
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PJohn Weisheit12/03/1992ChristensenAllen, Robert W.7/15/20211921 U.S.G.S. San Juan River Expedition Bluff San Juan CountyboxedSan Juan RiverRestricted1921 U.S.G.S. San Juan River ExpeditionSan Juan CountyBluff
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Pje07/10/1993Deone SkewesColorado River Bridge Grand County Built in 1912, the Colorado River Bridge stood until it was replaced in the mid-1950's.Rivers and Bridges002\221-1.jpgColorado RiverColorado River BridgeGrand County
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Pje07/23/1992Eddah Shields1940"Doc" Williams in Arches Moab Grand CountyPeople001\ES23.jpgDr. J.W. WilliamsMoab"Doc" Williams in ArchesGrand CountyMoab
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PJohn Weisheit12/03/1992ChristensenAllen, Robert W.7/9/20211921 U.S.G.S. San Juan River Expedition Bluff San Juan CountyboxedSan Juan RiverRestricted1921 U.S.G.S. San Juan River ExpeditionSan Juan CountyBluff
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Pje05/14/1993Lena StocksOre CarMiningDick WinbournMissingOre Car
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Pje06/10/1992GeneralUpper School Upper School Center Street, 2nd East Moab Grand CountySchools001\MM8.jpgMoabUpper SchoolGrand CountyMoabCenter Street, 2nd EastUpper School
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P/ /George FisherOct-59Parade-Yellow CakeVol 11002\GFd24.jpgParade-Yellow Cake
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Pje08/13/1992Isabella ProvonshaHorses & Buggy La Sal The team and buggy was a typical form of transportation for Moab area residents. This buggy is located on the Provonsha farm in LaSal.Transportation002\PR2.jpgLa SalHorses & BuggyLa Sal
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Pje07/23/1992GeneralJ.N. Corbin as an early prospector Mining took the first editor of Moab's first newspaper into the LaSal Mountains with the same tenancity and optomism that he brought to his newspaper.People001\MM36.jpgJ.N. Corbin (center), Bob Diefenndorf (with cabin).LaSal MountainsJ.N. Corbin as an early prospector
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Pje07/28/1992Americo Lupi1937Road Construction Grand County Part of the contribution of the CCC work camps in Grand and San Juan county was miles of miles of road construction and renovation.CCC002\AL4.jpgDalton WellsRoad ConstructionGrand County
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Pje07/28/1992Barbara Ekker1927Moab Garage Boat Moab Grand County Because of the need to transport equipment to oil wells located along the Colorado River, Virgil, Clarence and Dennis Baldwin added boat transportation to the line of Moab Garage Company freighting service. The railroad in the picutre was used to transport the heavy equipment from the boat dock to the site of the oil rig and oil camp.Transportation001\BE4.jpgBaldwin BrothersColorado RiverMoab Garage BoatGrand CountyMoab
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Pje07/10/1993William HardingInterior of Mi Vida Mine San Juan CountyMiningLisbon ValleyMissingInterior of Mi Vida MineSan Juan County
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Pje08/07/1992George White1958Movie - "Warlock" Grand CountyMovies002\GW6.jpgHenry Fonda.Grand CountyMovie - "Warlock"Grand County
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PJM07/10/1993Otho Murphy1920'SCamp of Otho Murphy's Survey PartyEarly Life002\66.jpgOtho Murphy?Camp of Otho Murphy's Survey Party
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PJ MC07/03/199512/10/1910GREEN RIVER BRIDGE GRAND County GREEN RIVER BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DEC 10, 1910. ARNEL HOLYOAK WORKED ON BRIDGERIVERS002\617.jpgGRAND CountyGREEN RIVER BRIDGEGRAND County
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Pje06/10/1992Billie Provonsha1909First School in LaSal First School House LaSal San Juan CountySchools001\BP1.jpgLaSalFirst School in LaSalSan Juan CountyLaSalFirst School House
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Pje06/10/1962Howard BalsleySchool House on LaSal Creek School House LaSal San Juan CountySchools001\HB20.jpgLaSalSchool House on LaSal CreekSan Juan CountyLaSalSchool House
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Pje06/10/1992General1904Central School Central School Center Street Moab Grand CountySchools001\MM2.jpgMoabCentral SchoolGrand CountyMoabCenter StreetCentral School
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Pje06/10/1992GeneralLower School Lower School 4th North, 5th West Moab Grand CountySchools001\MM19.jpgMoabLower SchoolGrand CountyMoab4th North, 5th WestLower School
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Pjm08/05/1993Bill Boulden1944Colorado River Bridge Near Moab Grand CountyBridges002\3417.jpgColorado RiverColorado River BridgeGrand CountyNear Moab
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PGM07/22/1992Eddah ShieldsGrand County Moab Bethel Watts on Road Roller in front of Dr. J.W. Williams home at 40 W 1st North Street. Bethel "hams" it up for the camera.Buildings and Streets001\ES11.jpgBethel WattsMoabBethel Watts on Road RollerGrand CountyMoab40 W 1st North ST.Dr. J.W. Williams home
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PJ MC05/22/1995MOAB SALT5/6/1965TRAIN ON TRACKS AT POTASH PLANTTRANSPORTATION, RAILROAD002\555.jpgPOTASH RAILROADTRAIN ON TRACKS AT POTASH PLANT
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PJ MC/ /MAY DAY AT STAR HALL STAR HALL MOAB GRAND CountyEARLY LIFE002\69.jpgMOABMAY DAY AT STAR HALLGRAND CountyMOABSTAR HALL
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Pje08/08/1992Ruth ParriottEliza Parriott Martin Moab Grand CountyPeople001\RP15.jpgEliza Parriott MartinMoabEliza Parriott MartinGrand CountyMoab
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Pje08/20/1992Isabella Provonsha1930Moab Valley Moab Grand County Moab valley as seen from the South looking Northwest to the Portal. Written on back of photo "1930's looking south scenic - Moab".Volume 1, Towns and Roads, Page 20001\PR15.jpgMoab ValleyOKMoab ValleyGrand CountyMoab
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Pje08/06/1993Elaine PetersonJohn SkewesPeople001\3915.jpgJohn Skewes in early 20'sJohn Skewes
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Pjm07/23/1992Max IrishJohn & Sid Pace Castle ValleyPeople001\MI5.jpgJohn & Sid PacePace RanchJohn & Sid PaceCastle Valley
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Pje07/23/1992Max IrishEdwards, Hazel and Marie Fowler Old hotel located in Castleton. CastletonPeople001\MI10.jpgHazel Edwards & Marie FowlerCastletonEdwards, Hazel and Marie FowlerCastletonOld hotel located in Castleton.
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Pjm07/23/1992Howard BalsleyBalsley Family Moab Grand County Photo taken in the spring on Sand Flat.People001\HB5.jpgHoward, Jessie, and Carol Balsley.MoabBalsley FamilyGrand CountyMoab
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PJune Hall10/10/1995M.W.Coll.1944Mitch Williams, Pilot P-51 Mustang FighterVol.4, Museum Coll.001\5613.jpgMitch WilliamsMitch Williams, Pilot
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Pje08/23/1993GeneralClose-up of marching band Moab Grand County People in this photo are listed in Volume 11, Page 13, Photo 1-6Volume 11, Events, Scanned Collections, Page 14see detail on negative 1-6, full viewMoabMissingClose-up of marching bandGrand CountyMoab
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PJohn Weisheit12/03/1992ChristensenAllen, Robert W.6/28/20211921 U.S.G.S. exploration of San Juan River San Juan CountyboxedSan Juan RiverRestricted1921 U.S.G.S. exploration of San Juan RiverSan Juan County
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PJohn Weisheit12/03/1992ChristensenAllen, Robert W.7/17/20211921 U.S.G.S. expedition of San Juan River Bluff San Juan CountyboxedSan Juan RiverRestricted1921 U.S.G.S. expedition of San Juan RiverSan Juan CountyBluff
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PJohn Weisheit12/03/1992ChristensenAllen, Robert W.7/15/20211921 U.S.G.S. expedition of San Juan River Bluff San Juan CountyboxedSan Juan RiverRestricted1921 U.S.G.S. expedition of San Juan RiverSan Juan CountyBluff
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Building Bliss Canyon Flood Control Area, CCC National ArchivesPJ MC06/21/1995NATIONAL ARCHIVESWORK PROJECT - BLISS CANYON FLOOD CONTROL CAMP G-32CCC002\NA3.jpgMOABRestrictedWORK PROJECT - BLISS CANYON FLOOD CONTROL
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P03/10/1997Uranium MiningBardon Shaft SanJuan CountyVol. 12SanJuan CountyBardon ShaftSanJuan County
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Pje07/28/1992Gerald Laughter1900Grand River Ferry Moab Grand County Horses, wagons, cattle, sheep, wool, fruit...all depended on the Colorado (then Grand) River ferry and its cable powered operation to get them across the river.Transportation001\GL1.jpgColorado RiverGrand River FerryGrand CountyMoab
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Pjm07/23/1992Eddah ShieldsMr. Goodman West side of Main Street between Center and 1st North Moab Grand County "The shady side of Main Street"People001\ES4-1.jpgMr. GoodmanMoabMr. GoodmanGrand CountyMoabWest side of Main Street between Center and 1st North
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Pje08/07/1992George White1958Movie - "Warlock" Grand County Sandstone hills provide a backdrop for the late '50's film of the Henry Fonda classic, "Warlock"Movies002\GW8.jpgGrand CountyMovie - "Warlock"Grand County
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Pje08/07/1992George White1958"Siege at Red River" movie stills Grand County Attach scene in the 1958 "Siege at Red River" which was filmed about 20 miles upriver from Moab along the Colorado.Movies002\GW9.jpgGrand County"Siege at Red River" movie stillsGrand County
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Pjm07/23/1992Sam & Adriene TaylorBank First National Bank & Grand Valley Times Northeast corner of Center & Main Moab Grand County Located on the northeast corner of Center and Main, both the bank and the newspaper office saw a lot of history.Buildings & Streets001\SAT1.jpgMoabBankGrand CountyMoabNortheast corner of Center & MainFirst National Bank & Grand Valley Times
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PJ MC07/03/19951920sLa Sal Store in La Sal, Utah The identities of the people in the photo is not known.Volume 1, Towns and Roads, Page 11003\98.jpgLA SALOKLA SAL STORELA SALLA SAL LIVE STOCK & STORE CO.
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Pjm07/13/1993Monte Swasey1908Royal Swasey with horses French and Nell The spring of 1908. Royal Swasey with French & Nell (horses).People001\1430.jpgRoyal SwaseyRoyal Swasey with horses French and Nell
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Pje08/07/1992Eliza Burr"Rio Bravo" actors Grand CountyMovies002\LB4.jpgHarry Carey, Ben Johnson, Ken Curtis, Victor McLaughlin.Grand County"Rio Bravo" actorsGrand County
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Pje08/13/1992Ruth Parriott1915Parriott's Auto Stage Grand County Between Moab and Thompson in the winter was no place to be stuck in the snow, but it was a fact of life for early auto freight and auto stage operator Dale Parriott.Transportation001\RP8.jpgGrand CountyParriott's Auto StageGrand County
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Pje08/09/1993Verlyn WestwoodC.A. RobertsonPeople001\4712.jpgC.A. RobertsonC.A. Robertson
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Pjm07/23/1992Max IrishChristmas Party with the Fish Family Fish Ranch CastletonPeople001\MI9.jpgFish FamilyCastletonChristmas Party with the Fish FamilyCastletonFish Ranch
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Pje08/07/1992George WhiteFilming along the river Grand County Horses stand at attention during the filming of one of the western classics that made Moab famous for its scenic background.Movies002\GW4.jpgWhite's RanchFilming along the riverGrand County
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PJ MC05/22/1995MOAB SALT5/6/1965TRAIN ON TRACKS (ENGINE #3018)TRANSPORTATION, RAILROAD002\551.jpgPOTASH RAILROADTRAIN ON TRACKS (ENGINE #3018)
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Pjm07/23/1992Max IrishHelen Ray & Clara Goble CastletonPeople001\MI11.jpgHelen Ray & Clara GobleCastletonHelen Ray & Clara GobleCastleton
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Pje07/23/1992Max IrishRoland Saunders CastletonPeople001\MI3.jpgRoland Saunders, husband of Lila FishCastletonRoland SaundersCastleton
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P/ /George FisherFeb-58Grand County Cane Creek Road in February 1958.Vol 1001\GFd23-1.jpgCane Creek Rd
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PJ MC07/03/19951905Grand County Moab Williams Drug Company 1905BUILDINGS AND STREETS001\68.jpgMOABWilliams Drug Comapany 1905MOABWILLIAMS DRUG CO
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PJH08/17/1995URECO09.14.57Verle Barker, Plumber, in Maintenance Shop Moabvol.12Verle Barker.MoabMissingVerle Barker, Plumber, in Maintenance ShopMoab
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Pje07/23/1992Bill CunninghamCharlie Glass and FriendsPeople001\BC1.jpgCharlie Glass ( 3rd from left without hat.)Turner/Cunningham RanchRestrictedCharlie Glass and Friends
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P02/19/1903LLC1951Pep Club Moab Grand CountyVol.5 pg.51001\LLCs12.jpgMoabPep ClubGrand CountyMoab
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Pje07/23/1992Bill CunninghamCharlie Glass & Girl friendPeople001\BC5.jpgCharlie Glass & Girl friendTurner/Cunningham RanchRestrictedCharlie Glass & Girl friend
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Pje07/23/1992Bill Cunningham1920Charlie Glass and his whiskey Grand CountyPeople001\BC2.jpgBlack CowboyTurner/Cunningham RanchRestrictedCharlie Glass and his whiskeyGrand County
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Pje07/23/1992Billie Prwonsha1927People at Prewers Place La SalPeople001\BP2.jpgBilly Coefield, Belle Prewer, Charley Redd, Fred Prewer.(Don't know other two women.)La SalPeople at Prewers PlaceLa Sal
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Pje07/23/1992Billie Prwonsha1897Prewer marriagePeople001\BP4.jpgFred and Helen PrewerPrewer marriage
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Pje07/23/1992Bill CunninghamCharlie Glass at Cunningham Ranch Grand CountyPeople001\BC4.jpgCharlie Glass with friends.Cunningham RanchRestrictedCharlie Glass at Cunningham RanchGrand County
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Pje07/23/1992Max IrishFamily Picture from Castleton Castelton Grand CountyPeople001\MI13.jpgLilla Rowe, Edna May Goble Wignor, and Helen Ray Winbourn.CasteltonFamily Picture from CastletonGrand CountyCastelton
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Pje07/23/1993Bill Harding1950'sUnderground Mining Machinery at Mi Vida Mine San Juan CountyMiningLisbon ValleyMissingUnderground Mining Machinery at Mi Vida MineSan Juan County
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PJ MC07/05/1995INDIAN CREEK CATTLE CO - MOAB VALLEY TWO BUNCHES OF 500 HEAD EACHSPECIAL SUBJECTS - RANCHINGMissingINDIAN CREEK CATTLE CO - MOAB VALLEY
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Pje08/06/1993Emma WalkerOrlando Warner FamilyPeople001\3831.jpgFront row: Orlando, Ann, Priscilla; Back row: Delilah Jane, Mari, Doll, MaudeOrlando Warner Family
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Pje07/23/1992Max Irish1909Miss McDavid CastletonPeople001\MI4.jpgMiss McDavid, school teacherCastletonMiss McDavidCastleton
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Sharp Bits 1960P02/27/1997Uranium MiningUtex original shaft San Juan CountyVol.12Utex MineUtex original shaftSan Juan County
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Pje08/16/1993GeneralElberta ClarkVolume 3, People A thru M, Page 9001\210.jpgElberta ClarkOKElberta Clark
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Pje07/23/1992Sally TaylorCowboys: Perkins, Murphy and PerkinsPeople001\ST5.jpgDave Perkins, Felix Murphy, & Ephrum PerkinsRestrictedCowboys: Perkins, Murphy and Perkins
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Pjm08/07/1992George White1950Movie - "Rio Grande" Grand County "Rio Grande" was made in Moab in 1950. The army tents are near the Colorado River at the White's Ranch about 15 miles upriver from Moab.Movies002\GW7.jpgWhite's RanchMovie - "Rio Grande"Grand County
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P/ /George FisherOct-59Red Rock RidersVol 11002\GFd14.jpgRed Rock Riders
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PJM07/10/1993Otho Murphy1920'SSurveying Trip at Indian Creek and Dugout Ranch San Juan County This photo was taken during a 1920's survey trip. Otho Murphy was one of the participants.AreasIndian CreekMissingSurveying Trip at Indian Creek and Dugout RanchSan Juan County
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Pje08/07/1992Eliza Burr1950Movie still from Rio Bravo Grand County Many Moab locals were employed as extras during the rush of filming activity of the early 1950's.Movies002\MM34.jpgGrand CountyMovie still from Rio BravoGrand County
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Pje08/20/1992Ruth Parriott1915Thompson Train leaving Thompson in the winter. Thompson was once a hub of activity because of its location along the Denver Rio Grande railroad route.Volume 1, Towns and Roads, Page 26001\RP13.jpgCisco DesertOKTrain leaving Thompson in the winterGrand CountyThompson
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PJM07/10/1993Eddah Shields1936Cataract Canyon San Juan County This photo of Cataract Canyon was taken from Ace Turner's Air Boat.Rivers002\71.jpgColorado RiverCataract CanyonSan Juan County
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Pje08/13/1992Ruth ParriottThe approach to the Grand River ferry Moab Grand County Although the auto was coming of age in use as a mode of transportation, prior to 1912, visitors, freight, etc..had to use the cable operated ferry to cross the Colorado (then called Grand) river. This photo shows the approach to the ferry on the south side of the river.Transportation001\RP10.jpgColorado RiverThe approach to the Grand River ferryGrand CountyMoab
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Pje08/07/1992George White1967Movie - "Blue" Grand County The movie "Blue" attempted to recapture the western movie that was made famous by John Ford and the southeastern Utah landscape.Movies002\GW1.jpgGrand CountyMovie - "Blue"Grand County
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Pje08/13/1992Lena Stocks1914Small wagon train in Dry Valley San Juan County Although automobiles were becoming of fashion in the big city, horse and wagon were still the rule in southern Utah. Notice the ladies in hat and dresses. According to Lena Stocks, who donated the photo, her family ws en route to Salt Lake City after spending 3 months in southern Utah.Transportation002\LS2.jpgDry ValleyOKSmall wagon train in Dry ValleySan Juan County
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Pjm08/13/1992Isabella Provonsha1915Prewer's Mail Trucks La Sal As automobiles took over as a mode of transportation, the need for heavy duty trucks was met by local freighter, Fred Prewer who carried the mail into southeastern Utah from the train station at Thompson.Transportation001\PR4.jpgFred PrewerLa SalPrewer's Mail TrucksLa Sal
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PGM07/28/1992Eddah ShieldsCorner of Dr. Williams drug store. Moab Grand County A lifetime collector of Native American artifacts, Dr. J.W. Williams contributed many of the artifacts that were used to establish the Moab Museum.Native Americans002\ES7.jpgDr. J.W. WilliamsMoabCorner of Dr. Williams drug store.Grand CountyMoab
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Pje08/08/1992Sally TaylorThe Perkins familyPeople001\ST3.jpgBack row, Right to Left : Joseph, David, Almira, Lewis, Jesse; Front row, Right to Left: Thomas, David Perkins (Elder Male), Ethan, Anna Almira Perkins (mother), Frank Perkins.The Perkins family
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Pje08/13/1993Elaine PetersonNorman TaylorVol 4001\4630.jpgNorman TaylorNorman Taylor
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Pje08/20/1992Howard BalsleyCowboys moving the herdRanching & SheepherdingCowboysMissingCowboys moving the herd
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Pje06/28/1993Howard BalsleyParade on the 4th of July Grand County Celebrations like this one at the 4th of July were opportunities for the entire community to get together for parades, pot luck meals, contests, dancing and general celebration.Early Life002\HB8-1.jpgGrand CountyParade on the 4th of JulyGrand County
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PJM07/10/1993Eddah Shields1936On the Green River Emery County Poising high above the Green River, this 1930's river traveler was a pioneer in her time.Rivers002\72.jpgGreen RiverOn the Green RiverEmery County
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PJM07/10/1993Eddah Shields1936On the Green River Emery County Precarious or not, this view from above the Green River is unmatched in beauty.Rivers002\75.jpgGreen RiverOn the Green RiverEmery County
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Pjm07/10/1993Eddah ShieldsL. L. Moore1936Turks head on the Green River Emery CountyRivers002\833.jpgGreen RiverTurks head on the Green RiverEmery County
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