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Desert river crossing : historic Lee's Ferry on the Colorado River

Author: W L Rusho; C Gregory Crampton
Publisher: Salt Lake City : Peregrine Smith, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of Lee's Ferry, the vital Colorado River crossing that serves as the entry point for river trips down the Grand Canyon in Arizona, from prehistoric times to the present. Includes a tour section describing different scenic points in the area.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W L Rusho; C Gregory Crampton
ISBN: 0879050489 9780879050481
OCLC Number: 1530793
Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A point of view --
The first men --
Through an unknown land --
Mormon crossing --
Major Powell discovers Lee's Ferry --
The lee of Lee's Ferry --
Forging the vital link --
Lee's Ferry fort --
On to Arizona --
Outlaw gangs --
Zane Grey meets Jim Emett --
The engineer --
Robert B. Stanton --
The promoter --
Charles H. Spencer --
The dam builders --
Last days of the ferry --
Gateway to the canyons.
Responsibility: W.L. Rusho, C. Gregory Crampton.

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Presents a history of Lee's Ferry, the vital Colorado River crossing that serves as the entry point for river trips down the Grand Canyon in Arizona, from prehistoric times to the present. Includes a tour section describing different scenic points in the area.

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