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JUL19482 JUL 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.1948.07

7-48. A48-159. P.S. 255 first photo looking NE. Heavy Afr, Pve, cholla and pricklypear. Scant grass cover. Agl, Tca, Adi, Bro, Ber and others. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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APR19602 APR 1960 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.1960.04

T-231. 16 Apr 60. SRER, P.S. 255. 10H3b.

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SEP19862 OCT 1986 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.1986.10

PS 255. Azimuth 63. Oct. 23, 1986. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.2000.04

PS 255. April 14, 2000, 4:15 p.m., windy day. Facing northeast. Azimuth 63. Pasture 2N. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Exposure = 1/500. Witness about 15' off road, marked. Burned in 1994. Mesquite sprouts; most of Haplopappus tenuisectus gone due to fire (a few under trees); all grasses are Eragrostis lehmanniana. M. McClaran.

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255_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.2007.03

PS. 255. 9 March 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 63. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1139 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera above witness. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Snakeweed right center, burroweed dead center foreground, prickly pear present. Dominant grass is cottontop mainly present under cactus, shrubs and mesquite. No Acacia. Compared to 2000, less Lehmann lovegrass, and dead burroweed. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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255_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 255.1.2011.03

PS. 255. 14 March 2011. 1:50 PM. Facing northeast, Azimuth 60. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1130 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera above witness. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Snakeweed right center, prickly pear present. Dominant grass is cottontop mainly present under cactus, shrubs and mesquite, some Lehmannn lovegrass as well. Tree in right far distance in 1948 picture, was visible from witness in 1960 and 1986, but not 2000, it was top-killed in 1994 fire, and now how 8-10 foot sprouts growing next to remains of large burned stems but these are not visible from witness post. Compared to 2007, increased of Lehmann lovegrass, more grass in general, and snakeweed is larger at right center. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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MAR19150 MAR 1915 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.1915.03

Temp. No. (Forbes) 485. Permanent No. 277020. PS 255. Taken in vicinity of Eriopoda Station and looking east toward mountains. Showing new growth after cutting and with many poppies. March 24, 1915. Photo by R.H. Forbes. Compare with 328882. S-3a_13.

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SEP19350 SEP 1935 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.1935.09

Perm. No. 328882. Temp. No. 2100. PS 255. Taken in vicinity of Eriopoda Station and looking east toward mountains. Retake of 277020 taken in 1915. To be compared. Photo by Cribbs of S.R.E.R. 9/12/35. Exp. 1 - 45 - 8 - A - CP. This photo taken after the flood in the summer of 1935.

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SEP19510 SEP 1951 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.1951.09

P.S. 255 (rock monument, approx. location). B-51-29. Looking northeast from Helvetia Rd. 25-32-13 3/4". Repeat of 277020. Bohning, SRER. 24 Sept. 1951.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.2000.04

PS 255. April 14, 2000, 4:15 p.m., windy day. Facing east. Azimuth unknown. Pasture 2N. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Exposure = 1/500. Witness about 15' off road, marked. All Eragrostis lehmanniana. M. McClaran.

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255_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.2007.03

PS. 255. 9 March 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 90. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1139 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera above witness. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Snakeweed, burroweed, and prickly pear present. Grasses are Lehmann lovegrass, Bouteloua aristidoides, bush muhly and tanglehead in distance, cottontop under distant mesquite. Compared to 2000, less Lehmann lovegrass, and less grass mass in general. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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255_2_2011_03 MAR 2011 2

Photo Archive No. 255.2.2011.03

PS. 255. 14 March 2011. 2:00 PM. Facing east, Azimuth 70. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1130 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera above witness. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Snakeweed, burroweed, and prickly pear present. Grasses are Lehmann lovegrass, Bouteloua aristidoides, bush muhly and tanglehead in distance, cottontop under distant mesquite. Blue palo verde at middle distance right. Compared to 2007, more bush muhly and cottontop in center distance, more prickly pear in some areas but foreground plants in poor condition, and snakeweed is larger at center. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JUL19481 JUL 1948 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.1948.07

7-48. A48-158. P.S. 255 first photo 500 ft. south of the turnoff to middle tank and 30 ft. on the E. side of the road. Looking SE. Heavy stand Afr and Pve, cholla, pricklypear. Grass stand poor. Tca, Adi, Bro, Ber, Agl and others. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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APR19601 APR 1960 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.1960.04

T-232. 16 Apr 60. SRER, P.S. 255. 10H3b.

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SEP19861 OCT 1986 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.1986.10

PS 255. Azimuth 145. Oct. 23, 1986. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20003 APR 2000 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.2000.04

PS 255. April 14, 2000, 4:15 p.m., windy day. Facing southeast. Azimuth 145. Pasture 2N. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Exposure = 1/500. Witness about 15' off road, marked. Photo taken 10' east of witness in order to get around mesquite that has grown up blocking this view. A few Heteropogon contortus in middle ground; remaining grasses are Eragrostis lehmanniana. M. McClaran.

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255_3_2007_03 MAR 2007 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.2007.03

PS. 255. 9 March 2007. Facing southeast, Azimuth 145. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1139 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera 3 m east of mesquite that is blocking view. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Prickly pear present. Grasses in foreground are Chloris and cottontop under mesquite, and in distance Setaria under mesquite. No Acacia. Compared to 2000, no Lehmann lovegrass, and less grass mass in general. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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255_3_2011_03 MAR 2011 3

Photo Archive No. 255.3.2011.03

PS. 255. 14 March 2011. 1:30 PM. Facing southeast, Azimuth 150. Pasture 2N. Elevation 1130 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness in place, 4 m east of Road 486. Camera 3 m east of mesquite that is blocking view. Mesquite alive and re-sprouting from 1994 fire. Prickly pear present. Grasses in foreground are cottontop under mesquite, and Setaria under mesquite, and scattered Lehmann lovegrass. Descending order of perennial grass dominance is Setaria, cottontop, Heteropogon, and Lehmann lovegrass. Compared to 2007, more grass. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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