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SEP19360 SEP 1936 1

Photo Archive No. 240.1.1936.09

Permanent No. 344306. Temporary No. 2490. Pasture 1, taken from the vicinity of Parker Station and looking northwest. Slender grama is the dominant grass along with it are several 3-awns and a scattering of hairy and spruce-top gramas. Cribbs, S R E R. 9/2/36. 100-A.

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JUL19480 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 240.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-131. P.S. 240 retake of photo 2490. NW of Parker station about 75 yds. Looking W. through pasture 1. Bfi dominant grass with some Bcu, Adi and others. No Ewr or Cer in the photo area. Some pricklypear coming in. Closely grazed, good cover of duff, fair to good stand. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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DEC19870 DEC 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 240.1.1987.12

PS-240. Azimuth 300. 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. 240.1.2000.05

PS 240. May 1, 2000, 11:45 a.m. Facing northwest. Azimuth 300. Pasture 1. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Tagged fencepost; northwest of Parker Station about 75 yds. Shrub is Senecio; prickly poppy, Eragrostis lehmanniana; littleleaf baccharis. Likely not 1936 photo location. M. McClaran.

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240_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 240.1.2007.04

PS. 241. 04 April 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 300. Pasture 1, near Parker Station. Elevation 1317 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive; yerba santa? and small Senecio beneath grass layer. Far right distant, Chilopsis linearis is larger tree. Prickly pear far left midground and barrel cactus under larger mesquite center. Lehmann lovegrass only grass. Not happy about match with 1936 and 1948 photos. Compared to 2000, less Senecio and barrel cacti. M. McClaran photographer, K. Lohse assistant.

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240_1_2010_03 MAR 2010 1

Photo Archive No. 240.1.2010_03

PS. 240. 18 March 2010 11:50 AM. Facing northwest, Azimuth 300. Pasture 1, near Parker Station. Elevation 1317 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive; yerba santa and small Senecio and shrubby buckwheat beneath grass layer. Far right distant, Chilopsis linearis is the larger tree and it is alive. Prickly pear far left midground and barrel cactus under larger mesquite center. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass, with scattered sprucetop, sideoats and black grama plants. Not happy about match with 1936 and 1948 photos. Windy conditions. Compared to 2007, small mesquite in right foreground are taller, and less grass now. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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