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JUL19480 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-143. P.S. 245 first photo. West side of the road about 150 yds north of Enc. #18. Rain gage station. Looking SW, fair grass cover Ber, Hco, Bch, and others. Considerable Cer. Closely grazed and much of the grass appears to be dying out from the drought. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19520 SEP 1952 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1952.09

P.S. 245. B-52-20. Pasture 10 near Ruelas Ranch road. Looking SW. 50-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19530 JUN 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1953.06

P.S. 245. B-53-9. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to SW. 45-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-143. Bohning, SRER. 6/12/53.

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SEP19530 SEP 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1953.09

P.S. 245. B-53-51. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to Southwest. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19540 JUN 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1954.06

P.S. 245. B-54-20. Past. 10, looking to SW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19540 SEP 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1954.09

P.S. 245. B-54-56. Past 10 looking to SW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19550 JUN 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1955.06

P.S. 245. B-55-15. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking SW. 1/50-f45-40'. Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19550 SEP 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1955.09

P.S. 245. B-55-65. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking SW. 1/45-f45-30'. Repeat of A-48-143. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19560 JUN 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1956.06

B-56-24. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 245 to southwest. Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-143 (1/50-f.22-35').

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NOV19560 NOV 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1956.11

B-56-155. 11/6/56. SRER, P.S. 245 to SW, Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-143 (1/50-f.16-50').

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JAN19880 JAN 1988 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.1988.01

PS-245. Azimuth 228. 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. 245.1.1999.07

PS 245. July 20, 1999. Facing southwest. Azimuth 228. No witness post present. K. Widmer.

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245_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.2007.04

PS. 245. 02 April 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 228. Pasture 10. Elevation 1305 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. No witness present, rock cairn constructed, camera above. About 5 m west of Road. Mesquite alive, catclaw, ocotillo and velvet pod mimosa common. Calliandra in flower. Prickly pear, barrel and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass. Compared to 1999, less grass, more prickly pear, and larger barrel. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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245_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 245.1.2011.03

PS. 245. 16 March 2011. 10:15 AM. Facing northwest, Azimuth 228. Pasture 10. Elevation 1295 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. No witness present, rock cairn constructed, camera above. About 5 m west of Road. Mesquite alive, catclaw, ocotillo, shrubby buckwheat, Calliandra, velvet pod mimosa, and Mimosa biuncifera common. Prickly pear, barrel and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass, black grama, sideoats grama, and sprucetop grama also present. Agave and Mammalaria plants on rock outcrops in middle distance center. Compared to 2007, less grass, and prickly pear in poor condition. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19481 JUL 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1948.07

7-48. A48-144. P.S. 245 first photo looking NW. Poor grass stand. Ber, Bch, Hco and others. Good stand of Cer, Mimosa and Pve. Closely grazed. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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JUL19511 JUL 1951 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1951.07

7/28/51. R-311. S.R.E.R. Repeat of photo station 245, end of grazing season. H.G. Reynolds. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19521 SEP 1952 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1952.09

P.S. 245. B-52-21. Pasture 10 looking NW near Ruelas Ranch road. 50-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-144. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19532 JUN 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1953.06

P.S. 245. B-53-8. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to NW. 45-64-13 3/4". Bohning, SRER. 6/12/53.

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SEP19532 SEP 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1953.09

P.S. 245. B-53-50. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking NW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-144. Bohning, SRER. 9/15/53.

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JUN19541 JUN 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1954.06

P.S. 245. B-54-19. Past. 10, looking to NW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-144. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19541 SEP 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1954.09

P.S. 245. B-54-55. Past. 10, looking to NW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-144. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19551 JUN 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1955.06

P.S. 245. B-55-14. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking NW. 1/50-f45-50'. Repeat of A-48-144. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19551 SEP 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1955.09

P.S. 245. B-55-66. Past. 10, on upper Helvetia Rd. looking to NW. 1/45-f45-40'. Repeat of A-48-144. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19561 JUN 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1956.06

B-56-25. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 245 to NW. Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-144 (1/50-f.22-35').

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NOV19561 NOV 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1956.11

B-56-156. 11/6/56. SRER, P.S. 245 to NW, Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-144 (1/50-f.16-30').

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JAN19881 JAN 1988 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1988.01

PS 245. Azimuth 288. Jan. 8, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19992 JUL 1999 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.1999.07

PS 245. July 20, 1999. Facing west. Azimuth 288. No witness post present. K. Widmer.

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245_2_2007_04 APR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.2007.04

PS. 245. 02 April 2007. Facing west, Azimuth 288. Pasture 10. Elevation 1305 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. No witness present, rock cairn constructed, camera above. About 5 m west of Road. Mesquite alive, catclaw, ocotillo and velvet pod mimosa common. Calliandra in flower. Prickly pear and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass, in wash find cottontop, sideoats grama, cane beardgrass, Boer’s lovegrass and threeawns. Shrubby buckwheat under right center catclaw. Old tree in 1948 still visible. Compared to 1999, more prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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245_2_2011_03 MAR 2011 2

Photo Archive No. 245.2.2011.03

PS. 245. 16 March 2011. 10:30 AM. Facing west, Azimuth 275. Pasture 10. Elevation 1295 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. No witness present, rock cairn constructed, camera above. About 5 m west of Road. Mesquite alive, catclaw, ocotillo, Calliandra, shrubby buckwheat, Mimosa biuncifera, and velvet pod mimosa common. Prickly pear and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass, in wash find cottontop, sideoats grama, cane beardgrass, Boer’s lovegrass, Setaria, and threeawns. Large amount of dead Lehmann lovegrass. Old tree in 1948 still visible. Small ocotillo in lower left of 1948 photo appears in all subsequent photos, and the plant is large now. Compared to 2007, less grass, Aristida not present, and prickly pear in poor condition. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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