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Plate 1204X. Shunesburg 1934 – 2006 Viewed southeast up the East Fork of the Virgin River at Shunesburg. The building is on private property and was built in 1862. In the distance is Zion National Park. Cottonwoods and other woody riparian vegetation have increased, as have pinyon and juniper. Blackbrush and cheatgrass have increased in the foreground.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Wetherill in 1934; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 7, 2006 - - Photo No. 5638-35. Original photograph (Zion 7452) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Pinyon, Juniper, Black Conifer Brush


South West: Section 3, Range 10 West, Township 42 South; UTM 324350 E, 4114150 N; elevation 3,960 ft.

January 2018