Plate 967X. Assay Bench 1960 – 2005 Viewed southeast to the Assay Bench exclosure - - see Plate 960x. The person in the 1960 image is standing in the Assay Bench road. Ponderosa pine, juniper, Utah serviceberry, mountain big sage, bitterbrush, and snowberry have all increased. The large ponderosa pine in the center of the 1960 photo has been logged.
U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Foyer Olsen on June 24, 1960; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 30, 2005 - - Photo No. 5490-32A. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.
Conifer, Juniper, Mountain Brush, Sagebrush
South West: Section 31, Range 6 West, Township 37 South; UTM of the exclosure 361800 E, 4156600 N; elevation 7,920 ft.