Plate 776X. Pine Valley 1948 – 2004 Viewed southwest near the town of Pine Valley, Utah. The original photograph shows the area shortly after it was Dixie-harrowed and reseeded with crested wheatgrass in 1947. Mountain big sage has increased as have pinyon and juniper. In the distance ponderosa pine, white fir, spruce, and mountain brush have increased, as have forest fuels.
U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on October 6, 1948; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 15, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-57-23. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.
Sagebrush, Dry Meadow, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush
South West: Section 23, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 278389 E, 4140360 N; elevation 6,616 ft.