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Hell's Backbone




Plate 59X. Hell’s Backbone 1938-2002 Viewed southwest at the bridge on Hell’s Backbone. Sand Creek Canyon is on the left and Death Hollow is on the right. This is similar to Plate 58x except the camera is turned a little more to the south. Some ponderosa pines have died and others have grown-up.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph 369006 taken by W.H. Shaffer in August 1938; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 11, 2002 - - Photo No. 4975-12. Original photograph held by U.S. Forest Service Regional Photographic Collection (7700-Dixie-3) housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:



South West: Section 5, Range 3 East, Township 33 South; UTM 447500E, 4202500N; elevation 8,860 ft.

January 2018