Plate 765X. Pine Valley 1940 – 2004 Viewed south across Pine Valley to the Pine Valley Mountains. Willows have decreased along the Santa Clara River, which flows from left to right. Pinyon and juniper have increased as have ponderosa pine, white fir, spruce, and mountain brush. New homes have been built. The foreground is mostly crested wheatgrass. The old church is visible in both photographs.
U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken ca. 1940; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 14, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-55-11. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.
Riparian, Conifer, Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush
South West: Section 14, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 277422 E, 4142312 N; elevation 6,550 ft.