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Pine Valley

1938

2004

Description:

Plate 772X. Pine Valley 1938 – 2004 Viewed west to the Pine Valley Mountains. The photopoint is in the Mountain View Administration Site horse pasture - - see Plates 695x to 697x, and as such was interseeded with crested wheatgrass in 1936. The area to the left of the fence was reseeded, while the area to the right was not. Mountain big sage has declined, as crested wheatgrass has increased. Pinyon and juniper have increased, as have ponderosa pine, white fir, spruce, and mountain brush.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (367622) taken ca. 1938; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 14, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-57-6. Original photograph held by Utah State Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection (Box 6), Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Sagebrush, Dry Meadow, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush

Location:

South West: Section 23, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 278355 E, 4140803 N; elevation 6,558 ft.

January 2018