The Great Arch
Plate 1178X. The Great Arch 1928 – 2006 Viewed east up Pine Creek to The Great Arch in Zion National Park. The photopoint is on Utah Highway 9 just west of Carl’s Bend (Garate 1989). The original image was made shortly after road construction began - - note the dump trucks and loading shovel. Road-cuts and fills have naturally revegetated. Woody species appear to have increased including pinyon, juniper, turbinella oak, and Utah serviceberry. Cottonwoods appear to have increased along Pine Creek.
Original photograph taken by H.D. Henricksen in 1928; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 3, 2006 - - Photo No. 5628-16. Original photograph (Zion 1873) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.
Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush, Riparian
South West: Section 23, Range 10 West, Township 41 South; UTM 326200 E, 4120250 N; elevation 4,400 ft.