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Coal Creek




Plate 1352X. Coal Creek 1920 – 2006 Viewed southeast up Coal Creek in Cedar Canyon east of Cedar City. The stream channel has changed and is more vegetated today than in the past. Cottonwoods have increased as have pinyon, juniper, oakbrush, mountain brush, and conifers. Mountain brush species include curlleaf mountain mahogany, birchleaf mountain mahogany, and Utah serviceberry. The photopoint is about one-quarter mile below the mouth of Ellies Canyon.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (150425) taken by E.S. Shipp in 1920; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 17, 2006 - - Photo No. 5697-31. Original photograph (2310 – Dixie – 56) held in the U.S. Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 227, Range 10 West, Township 36 South; UTM 326300 E, 4168250 N; elevation 6,660 ft.

January 2018