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JUL19480 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-145. P.S. 246 first photo. East side of the road in pasture 10 just before going into pasture 7. Looking NE. Poor stand of grass Ber, Hco and others. Drought has killed out much of the stand. Grazing moderate. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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NOV19500 NOV 1950 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1950.11

11/50. R-226. Santa Rita Exp. Range. Photo points. Photo Station 246. H.G. Reynolds. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19520 SEP 1952 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1952.09

P.S. 246. B-52-18. Pasture 10 near Ruelas Ranch road. Looking NE. 25-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-145. Bohning SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19530 JUN 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1953.06

P.S. 246. B-53-10. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to NE. 50-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A48-145. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19530 SEP 1953 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1953.09

P.S. 246. B-53-54. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking NE. 40-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-145. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19540 JUN 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1954.06

P.S. 246. B-54-22. Past. 10 looking to northeast. 35-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-145. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19540 SEP 1954 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1954.09

P.S. 246. B-54-57. Past. 10 looking to NE. 40-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-145. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19550 JUN 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1955.06

P.S. 246. B-55-11. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking NE. 1/50-f45-45'. Repeat of A-48-145. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19550 SEP 1955 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1955.09

P.S. 246. B-55-62. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking NE. 1/45-f45-35'. Repeat of A-48-145. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19560 JUN 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1956.06

B-56-22. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to northeast. Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-145 (1/50-f.22-25').

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OCT19560 OCT 1956 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1956.10

B-56-150. 10/20/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to NE, Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-145 (1/30-f.22-40').

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JUL19991 JUL 1999 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.1999.07

PS 246. July 20, 1999. Facing northeast. Witness post present in mesquite. K. Widmer.

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246_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.2007.04

PS. 246. 02 April 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 45. Pasture 10. Elevation 1316 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and mesquite branch pulled away from view. Mesquite alive. Prickly pear and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, scattered cottontop. Pipeline construction removed small foreground mesquite and placed in front of large mesquite midground. Small mesquite in that area is resprouting after construction damage. Older trees now visible after pipeline construction. Compared to 1999, less grass, and pipeline construction in foreground. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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246_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 246.1.2011.03

PS. 246. 16 March 2011. 2:10 PM. Facing northeast, Azimuth 30. Pasture 10. Elevation 1309 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and mesquite branch pulled away from view. Mesquite alive. Prickly pear and cholla cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, scattered cottontop. Compared to 2007, more grass, and more species including black grama, bush muhly and Setaria; and prickly pear under far right mesquite is dead. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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SEP19522 SEP 1952 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1952.09

P.S. 246. B-52-19. Pasture 10 near Ruelas Ranch road. Looking east. 25-45-13 3/4". First photo to east. Bohning SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19532 JUN 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1953.06

P.S. 246. B-53-11. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to East. 25-64-13 3/4". Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19532 SEP 1953 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1953.09

P.S. 246. B-53-53. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking E. 40-45-13 3/4". Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19542 JUN 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1954.06

P.S. 246. B-54-21. Past. 10, looking to E. 35-45-13 3/4". Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19542 SEP 1954 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1954.09

P.S. 246. B-54-59. Past. 10, looking to east. 45-45-13 3/4". Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19552 JUN 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1955.06

P.S. 246. B-55-12. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking east. 1/50-f45-40'. Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19552 SEP 1955 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1955.09

P.S. 246. B-55-63. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. 1/45-f45-30'. Repeat of B-52-19. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19562 JUN 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1956.06

B-56-21. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to southeast. Past. 10. Repeat of B-52-19. (1/50-f.22-25').

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OCT19562 OCT 1956 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1956.10

B-56-151. 10/20/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to East. Past. 10. Repeat of B-52-19 (1/30-f.22-40').

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JUL19872 JUL 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1987.07

PS 246. Azimuth 105. July 24, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19992 JUL 1999 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.1999.07

PS 246. July 20, 1999. Facing east. Azimuth 105. Witness post present in mesquite. K. Widmer.

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246_2_2007_04 APR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.2007.04

PS. 246. 02 April 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 105. Pasture 10. Elevation 1316 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and mesquite branch pulled away from view. Mesquite alive. Prickly pear cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, scattered tanglehead; under large mesquite find cottontop and bush muhly. Pipeline construction in foreground. Compared to 1999, less grass, more prickly pear, and pipeline construction in foreground. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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246_2_2011_03 MAR 2011 2

Photo Archive No. 246.2.2011.03

PS. 246. 16 March 2011. 2:15 PM. Facing east, Azimuth 105. Pasture 10. Elevation 1309 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and mesquite branch pulled away from view. Mesquite alive. Large mesquite in foreground was present as small plant in 1953 photo. Prickly pear cacti. Cottontop dominant, Lehmann lovegrass scattered tanglehead; under large mesquite find cottontop and bush muhly. Compared to 2007, more grass, cottontop now dominant, and additional species, Setaria; prickly pear in poor condition. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19481 JUL 1948 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1948.07

7-48. A48-146. P.S. 246 first photo looking SW. Fair grass cover Ber, Hco and others. Part of stand grazed rather closely, good cover of duff. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19521 SEP 1952 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1952.09

P.S. 246. B-52-17. Pasture 10 near Ruelas Ranch road. Looking SW. 25-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning SRER. 19 Sept. 1952.

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JUN19531 JUN 1953 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1953.06

P.S. 246. B-53-12. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking to SW. 30-64-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning, SRER. 12 June 1953.

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SEP19531 SEP 1953 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1953.09

P.S. 246. B-53-56. Past. 10 on Upper Helvetia Rd. Looking SW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning, SRER. 15 Sept. 1953.

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JUN19541 JUN 1954 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1954.06

P.S. 246. B-54-23. Past. 10 looking to southwest. 30-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning, SRER. 22 June 1954.

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SEP19541 SEP 1954 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1954.09

P.S. 246. B-54-58. Past. 10 looking to SW. 50-45-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning SRER. 10 Sept. 54.

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JUN19551 JUN 1955 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1955.06

P.S. 246. B-55-13. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking SW. 1/50-f45-35'. Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning, SRER. 20 June 1955.

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SEP19551 SEP 1955 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1955.09

P.S. 246. B-55-64. Past. 10 on upper Helvetia Rd. looking SW. 1/40-f45-45'. Repeat of A-48-146. Bohning, SRER. 19 Sept. 1955.

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JUN19563 JUN 1956 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1956.06

B-56-23. 6/20/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to southwest. Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-146 (1/50-f.22-40').

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NOV19561 NOV 1956 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1956.11

B-56-154. 11/6/56. SRER, P.S. 246 to SW, Past. 10. Repeat of A-48-146 (1/50-f.16-25').

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JUL19871 JUL 1987 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1987.07

PS 246. Azimuth 225. July 24, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19993 JUL 1999 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.1999.07

PS 246. July 20, 1999. Facing southwest. Azimuth 225. Witness post present in mesquite. K. Widmer.

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246_3_2007_04 APR 2007- 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.2007.04

PS. 246. 02 April 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 225. Pasture 10. Elevation 1316 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and view completely blocked by mesquite as in 1999. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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246_3_2011_03 MAR 2011 3

Photo Archive No. 246.3.2011.03

PS. 246. 16 March 2011. 2:25 PM. Facing south, Azimuth 200. Pasture 10. Elevation 1309 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above, and view completely blocked by mesquite as in 1999. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19994 JUL 1999 4

Photo Archive No. 246.4.1999.07

PS 246. July 20, 1999. Facing southwest. Azimuth 225. Witness post present in mesquite. Same direction as 246.3 but taken 10 ft. closer to subject on other side of small mesquites. K. Widmer.

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246_4_2007_04 APR 2007 4

Photo Archive No. 246.4.2007.04

PS. 246. 02 April 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 225. Pasture 10. Elevation 1316 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, but camera placed 7 m east of witness to avoid mesquite blocking view. Matches 1999 view. Mesquite alive. Graythorn distant center and behind large mesquite on left. Prickly pear, cholla and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, also find scattered cottontop, black grama, threeawn; under large mesquite find cottontop and bush muhly. Old mesquites present in 1936 photo are present in background behind small mesquite. Compared to 1999, less grass, more prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, C. McMurtry assistant.

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246_4_2011_03 MAR 2011 4

Photo Archive No. 246.4.2011.03

PS. 246. 16 March 2011. 2:30 PM. Facing southeast, Azimuth 225. Pasture 10. Elevation 1309 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, but camera placed 5 m east of witness to avoid mesquite blocking view. Matches 1999 view. Mesquite alive. Graythorn distant center and behind large mesquite on left. Prickly pear, cholla and barrel cacti. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, also find scattered cottontop, black grama, threeawn; under large mesquite find cottontop and bush muhly. Old mesquites present in 1936 photo are present in background behind small mesquite. Compared to 2007, more grass; larger prickly pear on right but left prickly is now dead; and center foreground barrel in now dead. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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