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Grass Valley




Plate 686X. Grass Valley 1947 – 2004 Viewed east across Grass Valley. In 1944, the area was root-plowed and reseeded with crested wheatgrass to improve range conditions. Today, however, the area is dominated by mountain big sage. Pinyon and juniper have increased in the distance.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (446855) taken on September 5, 1947; retake by Darrell McMahon on June 4, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-20-5. Original photograph held by the Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection (Box 6), Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South West: Section 30, Range 14 West, Township 38 South; UTM 281048 E, 4147964 N; elevation 6,918 ft.

January 2018