Plate 764X. Pine Valley 1941 – 2004 Viewed southwest 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 (410765) taken by Paul Bieler in June 1941; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 14, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-55-8. Original photograph (2240-Dixie-6) held in the Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.
Riparian, Conifer, Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush
South West: Section 14, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 278062 E, 4142081 N; elevation 6,584 ft.