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Adams, Juliette Parowan, Iron Co.
Anderson, Albert Toquerville, Washington Co.
Anderson, Franklin Toquerville, Washington Co.
Barrett, Johannna Minersville, Beaver Co.
Bladen, John M Cedar, Iron Co....
The Swasey Brothers on the San Rafael Swell made their living wrangling the wild horses along with their own, then breaking them and selling them. The tradition continued into the next generation. These are some wild horses broken by the Swaseys....
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Eagle Canyon; Swasey Family; Interstate 70
Interstate 70 was built through the middle of the San Rafael Swell in 1970. It can be seen in the distance. Bridges were built across Eagle Canyon, another geologic feature that was named by the Swaseys. Eagle Canyon was named when Rod and Joe...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Eagle Canyon; Eagle Arch; Beer Stein Arch; Geology
A slide presentation was put together by Emery County on the Swasey History on the San Rafael Swell. This is Slide #11, the arch in Eagle Canyon. Many places on the San Rafael Swell have a story to go with them -- stories relating to the Swaseys....
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Rock Formations; Arches; Eagle Canyon Arch; Beer Stien Arch
Erosion in the San Rafael Swell has left many interestingly shaped rock formations, many of which look like common items used in life. This, for instance, resembles a beer stien and is called Beer Stien Arch, but officially named Eagle Canyon Arch
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; USGS; Eagle Canyon
USGS photographer C. T. Lupton took this photo of Eagle Canyon in 1911 from the Rochester-Copper Globe road. This is a scene that can now be seen from Interstate 70 which cuts through the San Rafael Swell
from Ogden and ice cream which was made in a freezer in the basement. The freezer was turned by an electric motor, but depended on ice for the freezing. Not surprisingly, there were many occasions in the summer when the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Chase Peterson, appointed President of the University of Utah in 1983.) In another Scouting venture, John and others made a camp on the side hill in Boyden's Grove (the bottom of the ledge at the top of the...
Advocate for li~diar~s
skills as an advocate and orator for the Hopi cause. His obvious sincerity and great vigor spellbound the committee members and brought tears to the eyes of even casual obsewers. Several Senators and Congressmen as...
William R. Palmer
How The Eagle Became Bald-headed
It sometimes happened in the long ago that some living thing went bad and became a source of trouble to all the others. Sometimes they wrought so much sorrow and...