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Home > Utah > Bluff vicinity > Hole-in-the-Rock Trail, Running From Bluff Vicinity to Escalante, Garfield, Bluff, San Juan County, UT



B&W Photos
Bulldozed Area Of Trail
HB1127205
Bulldozed Area Of Trail
Beginning Of Area On Trail, With Axe-trimmed Trees Present
HB1127206
Beginning Of Area On Trail, With Axe-trimmed Trees Present
View Of Axe-trimmed Tree, Looking East
HB1127207
View Of Axe-trimmed Tree, Looking East
View Of Trail Showing Blading And Berms Present
HB1127208
View Of Trail Showing Blading And Berms Present
View Of Trail Where It Passes Through Sage Area, Owl Creek In Center Of Photograph
HB1127209
View Of Trail Where It Passes Through Sage Area, Owl Creek In Center Of Photograph
View Of Trail Where It Crosses Area Of Slick-rock, Looking East
HB1127210
View Of Trail Where It Crosses Area Of Slick-rock, Looking East
View Of Trail In Open Sage Area, Looking West
HB1127211
View Of Trail In Open Sage Area, Looking West
View Of
HB1127212
View Of 'pristeen' Section Of Trail, Looking Northwest


Data Pages


Item Title


Location
Garfield, Bluff vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-29
Significance: The Hole-in-the-Rock Trail was used by Mormon pioneers to settle the area around Bluff, Utah, and transportation from their origin around Escalante, Utah. The trail is an example of the engineering feats accomplished and hardships endured by these settlers.

Subjects
Religious Groups
Trails & Paths
Engineering


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BULLDOZED AREA OF TRAIL. VIEW LOOKING EAST
2. BEGINNING OF AREA ON TRAIL, WITH AXE-TRIMMED TREES PRESENT. VIEW LOOKING EAST
3. VIEW OF AXE-TRIMMED TREE, LOOKING EAST
4. VIEW OF TRAIL SHOWING BLADING AND BERMS PRESENT. VIEW LOOKING EAST
5. VIEW OF TRAIL WHERE IT PASSES THROUGH SAGE AREA, OWL CREEK IN CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPH. VIEW LOOKING EAST
6. VIEW OF TRAIL WHERE IT CROSSES AREA OF SLICK-ROCK, LOOKING EAST
7. VIEW OF TRAIL IN OPEN SAGE AREA, LOOKING WEST
8. VIEW OF 'PRISTEEN' SECTION OF TRAIL, LOOKING NORTHWEST


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