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JUL19480 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-130. P.S. 239 first photo looking N. Good stand of grass Ber, Tca, Bch, Bhi, Bfi and others. Cer, Ewr and Pve moderately grazed. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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NOV19520 NOV 1952 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1952.11

P.S. 239. B-52-68. Pasture 1, looking east, near Box Canyon Road. 1/60-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 17 Nov. 1952.

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JUN19530 JUN 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1953.06

P.S. 239. B-53-1. Pasture 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. Looking East. 60-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19530 SEP 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1953.09

P.S. 239. B-53-43. Past. 1, N. of Box Canyon Rd. Looking east. 35-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19540 JUN 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1954.06

P.S. 239. B-54-12. Past 1, looking toward the NE. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19540 SEP 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1954.09

P.S. 239. B-54-48. Past. 1, looking NE. 100-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19550 JUN 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1955.06

P.S. 239. B-55-21. Past. 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. looking east. 1/50-f45-45'. Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19550 SEP 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1955.09

P.S. 239. B-55-83. Past. 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. Looking NE. 1/50-f45-40'. Repeat of A-48-130. Bohning, SRER. 21 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19560 JUN 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1956.06

B-56-32. 6/26/56. SRER, P.S. 239 to northeast. Past. 1. Repeat of A-48-130. (1/50-f.32-40').

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NOV19560 NOV 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1956.11

B-56-161. 11/9/56. SRER, P.S. 239 to NE, Past. 8. Repeat of A-48-130 (1/100-f.32-50').

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DEC19870 DEC 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.1987.12

PS-239. Azimuth 42. Dec. 9, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAY20001 MAY 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.2000.05

PS 239. May 1, 2000, 12:25 p.m. Facing northeast. Azimuth 42. Pasture 1. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Circle of rocks 150 ft. north of road toward swale; orange rebar placed. Oak trees brown from dry winter. Calliandra, Mimosa dysocarpa; mainly Eragrostis lehmanniana and occasional sideoats; occasional cottontop. Four ocotillo rather than one. M. McClaran.

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239_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.2007.04

PS. 239. 11 April 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 42. Pasture 1. Elevation 1261 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness down but replaced, camera above. Mesquite alive, Calliandra not flowering, burroweed and velvet pod mimosa in foreground. Oaks in background, some remain from 1948. Good match for 1948, and will abandon the 2000 location and the removed the rebar placed in 2000. Barrel cactus. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, sideoats grama scattered. Location of McPherson, McDonald, and Breshears fire study. Compared to 2000, less grass. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor and M. Heitlinger assistants.

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239_1_2013_03 MAR 2013 1

Photo Archive No. 239.1.2013.03

PS. 239. 27 March 2013. 10:42 am. Facing northeast, Azimuth 45. Pasture 1. Elevation 1260 m. ISO 125, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive, Calliandra without leaves, burroweed and velvet pod mimosa in foreground. Oaks in background, some remain from 1948. Good match for 1948, and will abandon the 2000 location. Barrel cactus. Poppies present Lehmann lovegrass dominant, sideoats grama cottontop, and black grama present. Compared to 2007, more grass (has been ungrazed by cattle since 2006); mesquite size increase in foreground; dead oaks (midground group, the far right member is dead; and background left, the large tree is dead). M. McClaran photographer, K. Hawkes assistant.

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JUL19481 JUL 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1948.07

7-48. A48-129. P.S. 239 first photo. In pasture 1 about 1/4 mile from the gate between 1 and 2 and 75 yds north of the road looking W. Good stand of grass Ber, Tca, Bch, Bhi, Bfi and others. Fairly good stand of Cer, some Ewr, moderately to fully grazed. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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NOV19501 NOV 1950 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1950.11

11/50. R-222. Santa Rita Exp. Range. Photo points. Photo Sta. 239. H.G. Reynolds. 10H(3)b.

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JUL19511 JUL 1951 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1951.07

7/28/51. R-308. S.R.E.R. Repeat of photo station 239 at end of grazing season. H.G. Reynolds. 10H(3)b.

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NOV19521 NOV 1952 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1952.11

P.S. 239. B-52-69. Pasture 1 near Box Canyon Road, looking to W. 1/50-f45-13 3/4" - w/filter. Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 17 Nov. 1952.

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JUN19531 JUN 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1953.06

P.S. 239. B-53-2. Pasture 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. Looking west. 60-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19531 SEP 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1953.09

P.S. 239. B-53-42. Past. 1, north of Box Canyon Rd. Looking west. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19541 JUN 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1954.06

P.S. 239. B-54-13. Looking to West toward Valley. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19541 SEP 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1954.09

P.S. 239. B-54-49. Past. 1, looking to west. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19551 JUN 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1955.06

P.S. 239. B-55-22. Past. 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. looking west. 1/50-f45-45'. Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19551 SEP 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1955.09

P.S. 239. B-55-82. Past. 1 north of Box Canyon Rd. looking to NW. 1/50-f45-30'. Repeat of A-48-129. Bohning, SRER. 21 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19561 JUN 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1956.06

B-56-33. 6/26/56. SRER, P.S. 239 to west. Past. 1. Repeat of A-48-129 (1/50-f.32-35').

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NOV19561 NOV 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1956.11

B-56-162. 11/9/56. SRER, P.S. 239 to west, Past. 8. Repeat of A-48-129 (1/100-f.32-30').

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DEC19871 DEC 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.1987.12

PS-239. Azimuth 296. Dec. 9, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAY20002 MAY 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.2000.05

PS 239. May 1, 2000, 12:25 p.m. Facing northwest. Azimuth 296. Pasture 1. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Circle of rocks 150 ft. north of road toward swale; orange rebar placed. Oak trees, Eragrostis lehmanniana, ephedra, agave. Carcass of original agave and 4 offsets (sprouts). M. McClaran.

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239_2_2007_04 APR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.2007.04

PS. 239. 11 April 2007. Facing west, Azimuth 296. Pasture 1. Elevation 1261 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness down but replaced, camera above. Mesquite alive, Calliandra not flowering, burroweed and velvet pod mimosa in foreground. Oaks in background, some remain from 1948. Good match for 1948, and will abandon the 2000 location and the removed the rebar placed in 2000. The rebar for the 2000 location is in 2007 photo near foreground barrel cactus. Barrel and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, sideoats grama scattered. Location of McPherson, McDonald, and Breshears fire study. Compared to 2000, less grass. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor and M. Heitlinger assistants.

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239_2_2013_03 MAR 2013 2

Photo Archive No. 239.2.2013.03

PS. 239. 27 March 2013. Facing west, Azimuth 296. Pasture 1. Elevation 1260 m. ISO 125, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive, Calliandra without leaves, and velvet pod mimosa in foreground; Epherdra in midground right o center. Oaks in background, some remain from 1948. Oak in center has dead limbs; oak a far right-midground is dead; fallen wood from dead oak in wash is still visible (this plant was alive in 1948). Good match for 1948, and will abandon the 2000 location. Barrel and cholla and prickly pear (on bank of wash-right) cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, cottontop and black grama present. Poppies present. Compared to 2007 , more grass (has been ungrazed by cattle since 2006); dead barrel cactus in distant right on bank of wash; some loss of oak trees. M. McClaran photographer, K. Hawkes assistant.

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