Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Recreation; Eastering; Richards, Drew; Wakefield, Addie; Guns
Drew Richards and his girlfriend, 16 year old Addie Wakefield, on the San Rafael on Easter weekend posing as outlaws. Butch Cassidy and his gang rode through and hid out in the Swell. They became legends to all residents of Emery County. Spending...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Eastering; Recreation; Guns
Legends of the Wild Bunch in Emery County were strong, and still are. Drew and friend are pretending to duel in this photograph. Emery County and Carbon County have had the traditon of going to the San Rafael Swell or what locals call "Desert" for...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Recreation; Richards, Drew; Wakefield, Addie; Guns
Drew Richards and Addie Wakefield were dating in 1928. Addie was 16 years old. They later married and settled in Huntington where they both resided. Legends of Butch Cassidy and his gang abound in Emery County. Many people have stories of the...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Swasey Family; Swasey, Joe; McDonald, Mary Etta
Joe Swasey was the youngest of the Swasey brothers who became legends linked to the San Rafael Swell. Joe married Mary Etta McDonald in 1887. He continued to run a horse trading business into his later years. He and his brothers wrangled the wild...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Seely, Montell; Swasey Family; Sid's Leap
Montell Seely and his daughter Fawn are examining Sid's Leap.The San Rafael Swell is filled with legends of the Swasey Brothers, Charley, Sid, Rod and Joe, who were early ranchers on the Swell. Royal Swasey, son of Joe, tells the story, "One day...
us to such a degree that only the word "dictatorship" makes us want to shriek,
"Not on your life!"
One must not forget the contest...
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