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JUL19481 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-140. P.S. 242 first photo looking SW across Santa Rita range. Scant grass stand Bch, Ber, and Tca with others. Some Cer and a good stand of Pve closely grazed. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19521 SEP 1952 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1952.09

P.S. 242. B-52-24. Pasture 9 looking SW across SRER land near Box Canyon Road. 25-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-140. Bohning SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19531 JUN 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1953.06

P.S. 242. B-53-4. Past. 9 on proctor pat. land fence. Looking into Past. 9. 50-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-140. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19531 SEP 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1953.09

P.S. 242. B-53-49. Past. 9 on Proctor Pat. land fence. Looking to Southwest on SRER land into Past. 9. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-140. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19541 JUN 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1954.06

P.S. 242. B-54-17. On fence between Past. 9 and HP pat. land. Looking into Past. 9. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-140. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19541 SEP 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1954.09

P.S. 242. B-54-53. Looking into Past. 9 from Pat. land fence. 60-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-140. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19551 JUN 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1955.06

P.S. 242. B-55-18. On fence of Pat. land looking into Past. 9. 1/50-f45-30'. Repeat of A-48-140. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19551 SEP 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1955.09

P.S. 242. B-55-69. On fence of HP pvt. land looking into Past. 9. 1/35-f45-40'. Repeat of A-48-140. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19561 JUN 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1956.06

B-56-28. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 242 to southwest looking into Past. 9. Repeat of A-48-140 (1/50-f.22-35').

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JAN19881 JAN 1988 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1988.01

PS-242. Azimuth 237. Jan. 8, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19991 JUL 1999 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.1999.07

PS 242. July 20, 1999. Facing southwest. Azimuth 237. Witness post present. K. Widmer.

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242_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.2007.04

PS. 242. 04 April 2007. Facing southwest, Azimuth 237. Pasture 9. Elevation 1323 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed, shrubby buckwheat and flowering Calliandra, Dasylirion behind far right large mesquite. . Prickly pear, cholla, barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass, dominant also patches of black grama. Good match with earlier photos. Compared to 1999, less grass and more cholla. M. McClaran photographer, K. Lohse assistant.

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242_1_2010_03 MAR 2010 1

Photo Archive No. 242.1.2010_03

PS. 242. 18 March 2010 10:45 AM. Facing southwest, Azimuth 240. Pasture 9. Elevation 1313 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed, Calliandra, Mimosa, Dasylirion behind far right large mesquite. Prickly pear, cholla, barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass, dominant also patches of black grama. Large mesquite in 1948 photo is still alive. Good match with earlier photos. Compared to 2007, less cholla and more prickly pear now; more grass and more litter because of dry summer. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19482 JUL 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 242.2.1948.07

7-48. A48-137. P.S. 242 first photo. Located on the S. fence of Proctor's patented land about 100 yds W. from the SE corner. Looking W. down the fence line. Patented land on the right, Santa Rita land on the left. Fair grass stand Bch, Bhi, Bfi, Ber, and others. Cer and Pve are present. Area is closely grazed. Stand about the same on both sides of the fence. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b. NOTE: Photo A48-138 also archived under this number but not included on the web page is the same view.

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JAN19882 JAN 1988 2

Photo Archive No. 242.2.1988.01

PS-242. Azimuth 270. Jan. 8, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19992 JUL 1999 2

Photo Archive No. 242.2.1999.07

PS 242. July 20, 1999. Facing west. Azimuth 270. Witness post present. K. Widmer.

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242_2_2007_04 APR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 242.2.2007.04

PS. 242. 04 April 2007. Facing west, Azimuth 270. Pasture 9. Elevation 1323 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed, shrubby buckwheat and flowering Calliandra, Dasylirion behind far right large mesquite. . Prickly pear, and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass, dominant also patches of black grama. Good match with earlier photos. Compared to 1999, much less grass. M. McClaran photographer, K. Lohse assistant.

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242_2_2010_03 MAR 2010 2

Photo Archive No. 242.2.2010_03

PS. 242. 18 March 2010 10:55 AM. Facing west, Azimuth 270. Pasture 9. Elevation 1313 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed and flowering present. Prickly pear, and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass only grass. Large mesquite present in 1948 on the right side of fence was cut at some time, and the stump was present in 2007 but is not present now. Compared to 2007, more grass and more litter because of dry summer. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19480 JUL 1948 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1948.07

7-48. A48-139. P.S. 242 first photo looking NW across Proctor's patented land. Poor stand of grass Bch, Ber, Bro, Tca, and others, closely grazed. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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JUL19510 JUL 1951 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1951.07

7/28/51. R-310. S.R.E.R. Repeat of photo station 242. Litter mostly annual grasses. H.G. Reynolds. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19520 SEP 1952 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1952.09

P.S. 242. B-52-23. Pasture 9 looking NW into patented land near Box Canyon Road. 25-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19530 JUN 1953 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1953.06

P.S. 242. B-53-3. Past 9 on Proctor pat. land fence. Looking into Pat. land. 50-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19530 SEP 1953 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1953.09

P.S. 242. B-53-48. Past. 9 on Proctor Pat. land fence. Looking to West over Pat. land. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19540 JUN 1954 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1954.06

P.S. 242. B-54-16. On fence between Past. 9 and HP pat land. Looking into Pat. land. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19540 SEP 1954 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1954.09

P.S. 242. B-54-52. Looking from Past. 9 into Pat. land. 60-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19550 JUN 1955 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1955.06

P.S. 242. B-55-17. On fence of Past. 9 looking into Pat. land. 1/50-f45-25'. Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19550 SEP 1955 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1955.09

P.S. 242. B-55-68. On fence of Past. 9 looking into Proctor pvt. land. 1/35-f45-30'. Repeat of A-48-139. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19560 JUN 1956 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1956.06

B-56-27. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 242 to northwest looking into patented land. Repeat of A-48-139 (1/50-f.22-20').

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NOV19560 NOV 1956 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1956.11

B-56-158. 11/6/56. SRER, P.S. 242 toward patented land. Repeat of A-48-139. (1/50-f.16-40').

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JAN19880 JAN 1988 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1988.01

PS 242. Azimuth 310. Jan. 8, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19993 JUL 1999 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.1999.07

PS 242. July 20, 1999. Facing northwest. Azimuth 310. Witness post present. K. Widmer.

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242_3_2007_04 APR 2007 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.2007.04

PS. 242. 04 April 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 310. Pasture 9. Elevation 1323 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed, shrubby buckwheat, turpentine bush?, and flowering Calliandra, Dasylirion behind far right large mesquite. Ocotillo distant center. Prickly pear, and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass, dominant also patches of black grama. Good match with earlier photos. Compared to 1999, much less grass. M. McClaran photographer, K. Lohse assistant.

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242_3_2010_03 MAR 2010 3

Photo Archive No. 242.3.2010_03

PS. 242. 18 March 2010 11:10 AM. Facing northwest, Azimuth 315. Pasture 9. Elevation 1313 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, part of fenceline, camera above. Mesquite alive; burroweed, shrubby buckwheat, turpentine bush, and flowering Calliandra. Ocotillo distant center. Prickly pear, and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass, only grass. The mesquite in center of 1948 with two main basal stems, is alive and large today. Good match with earlier photos. Compared to 2007, more grass and more litter because of dry summer. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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