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    • Hieroglyphic Pass, opposite Parowan, Utah

    • Close-up view of the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs in Iron County, Utah. Native American (probably Fremont) petroglyphs include geometric shapes, concentric circles, horned animals, probably a snake, and animal tracks symbols. Stones and grass are beside...
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock art--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Apache braves ready for the trail, Arizona

    • Native American (Apache) men pose outdoors with rifles near a brush shelter in Arizona. They wear boot moccasins and breechcloths.
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--Arizona--1870-1880.; Shelters--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • A man stands and poses in a rock crevice beside the Snake River and waterfalls at Shoshone Falls in a canyon in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows eroded canyon walls, rocky shores and island boulders in the river.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • Our last bed in the canon

    • Men lie under a blanket in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; M.F. Hovey has a bandage on his head.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Men--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Crack in the side of the canon where we came out

    • Men climb over rocks and boulders in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; one has a bedroll.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Climbing--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Hiking--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • People sit on the edge of a cliff at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; flags flap in the breeze.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • Men, women, boys and girls pose by the cliffs of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • People sit on the edge of a cliff at the edge of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; flags flap in the breeze.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • Men and women pose on cliff edges at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Black Canyon rapids

    • Gunnison River rapids rush between cliffs in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • Black Canyon rapids

    • Gunnison River rapids rush between cliffs in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Shows shadows and sunlight.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • Ready to start

    • John E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, Will W. Torrance, and E.B. Anderson pose with oars by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Wooden rowboats named "City of Montrose" and "John C. Bell" are...
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • The first day at noon

    • Men pose with boats by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; rock cliffs rise from the water.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • The first night

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, raise a toast by their rowboats on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Base camp

    • Men and women pose by buggies and tents at the base camp for the Black Canyon expedition in Montrose County, Colorado. Horses and a corral are near the camp.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; People--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Where we lost the first boat

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, pose with a wrecked rowboat (the John C. Bell) in boulders and rocks by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Accidents--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Base camp

    • Men and women pose by buggies, a log cabin, and tents, at the base camp for the Black Canyon expedition in Montrose County, Colorado. A corral and horses are in the camp.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Log...
    • 1900 September
    • The wreck of the John C. Bell

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, examine the wrecked rowboat, the John C. Bell, among boulders and rocks on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Accidents--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • During a heavy rain the 4th day

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by their rowboats in the rain on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Where we first met the top man

    • Men stand among rocks by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • The Start

    • John E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, Will W. Torrence, and E.B. Anderson use oars, pikes, and rope by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Wooden rowboats named the "City of Montrose" and "John C....
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Preparing our camp the 5th night

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, E.B. Anderson, and an unidentified man, stand by a rowboat (City of Montrose) and the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Cliffs are in sun and shadow.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • Here we carried the boat 1/4 mile over heavy rapids

    • Men portage a wooden rowboat over rocks near the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Boats--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--1900-1910.; Portages--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Drying our blankets after we had been upset

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand near a campfire, and eat or cook, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Blankets dry on a makeshift rack near the fire. A duffel bag and a coffee...
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Campfires--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Exploring a cave

    • A man stand by rocks and watches men row a wooden rowboat near a cave in a cliff on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Viewing the side of the cliff the 3rd day

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; one points at cliffs.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Natural bridge

    • View of cliffs and a rock pinnacle in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Rock...
    • 1900 September
    • Looking for a place to get out

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, in Montrose County, Colorado; one points at cliffs and canyon walls.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Home sweet home

    • A man stands, with a duffle bag, a cloth wrapped package, and a blanket, in an office probably in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado, following an expediton in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Men--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.
    • 1900 September
    • Under heavy falls

    • View of a Gunnison River waterfall, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; water rushes between boulders.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Rock...
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying the boat over a heavy falls - boat 130 feet above the water

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, pose with a wooden rowboat among boulders as they portage in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Portages--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Flat rock

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, sit on a boulder above rapids on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up canon from flat rock

    • View rocks and boulders in the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; cliffs are in sun and shadow.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • A moonlight the 5th night

    • View of the Gunnison River under moon light in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying boat down over the rocks where the water disappears

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, portage a wooden rowboat over boulders on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Ropes are coiled on the deck.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Boulders--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • Torrence [sic] viewing the rapids

    • Will Torrance lays on a boulder above Gunnison River rapids in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • A natural bridge #2

    • A man, probably Will Torrence, climbs through boulders in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. A rock pinnacle, cliffs, and pine tree are to the sides.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • A natural bridge no 4

    • Men view boulders, cliffs, rock formations, and canyon walls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up the canon where we came out

    • View of boulders, cliffs, rock formations, and canyon walls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying the boat over the rapids

    • Men portage a wooden rowboat, "The City of Montrose," over boulders in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Gunnison River rapids are beside the rocks.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900 September
    • The top of some needles we saw

    • View of splintered cliffs and pinnacles in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up the canon for our bedroom door

    • Cliffs and rock formations flank the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September
    • Shooting a rapids

    • View of the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; a man in a wooden rowboat runs the whitewater.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Boats--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery &...
    • 1900 September

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