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The Grouse Creek photograph collection, 1906-1961

Overview of the Collection

Title
The Grouse Creek photograph collection
Dates
1906-1961 (inclusive)
Quantity
18 items, (0.1 linear ft. )
Collection Number
USU_P0201
Summary
Three views of the Grouse Creek reservoir site in Box Elder County, Utah, and two views of the Pine Creek reservoir site in Beaver County, Utah, 1961. These images show the area before the dams and reservoirs were built and were removed from a report, The Grouse Creek Water Plan. Also included are thirteen images from the Historical A-board photographs showing mostly area agricultural scenes; sheep-shearing, wheat harvesting, horse-powered threshing, etc. in the Grouse Creek area, taken around 1906-1918.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Grouse Creek photograph collection consists of three views of the Grouse Creek reservoir site in Box Elder County, Utah, and two views of the Pine Creek reservoir site in Beaver County, Utah, 1961. These images show the area before the dams and reservoirs were built and were removed from a report, The Grouse Creek Water Plan. Also included are thirteen images from the Historical A-board photographs mostly of agricultural scenes in the Grouse Creek area. The prints are located in a shared document box that contains collections P0181 through P0203.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the The Grouse Creek photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available

The A-board photographs listed below have been digitized and are available for viewing along with other materials from the Grouse Creek Cultural Survey. The prints are located in a document box that contains collections P0181-P0203.

Preferred Citation

The Grouse Creek photograph collection, 1906-1961. (P0201). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Numerical orderReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
1:01: Grouse Creek (Upper) Dam Reservoir Site. Standing on left abutment of dam and looking upstream
Spring, 1961
1
1:02: Grouse Creek (Upper) Dam Site. Standing on right abutment and looking toward left abutment
Spring, 1961
1
1:03: Pine Creek (Upper) Dam Reservoir Site. Standing on left abutment and looking upstream
Spring, 1961
1
1:04: Existing Pine Creek (Lower) Dam Reservoir and Dam. Standing above reservoir and looking downstream
Spring, 1961
1
1:05: Grouse Creek (Lower) Dam Reservoir and Dam Site. Dam Site in background looking downstream
Spring, 1961

Historical A-board PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
A-1287: Threshing scene with threshing crew and equipment
ca. 1911
A-1424: Wheat harvesting shows a view of header elevating cut stalks of dry-farm wheat into header wagon. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1425: Two men shearing sheep. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1426: Wheat harvesting. An empty header box following a header through dry-land wheat field. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1427: Party investigating sagebrush land offered by Blue Creek Land Company to dry-farmers
ca. 1908
A-1428: Party investigating sagebrush land offered by Blue Creek Land Company to dry-farmers
ca. 1908
A-1429: Two men beside stake fence around sheep-shearing pen. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1431: White top buggy drawn by two teams in road at Grouse Creek farmstead. Row of Lombardy Poplars and picket fence in background
ca. 1918
A-1432: Wheat harvesting, header and header box operating in dry- land wheat field. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1433: Wheat harvesting, header and header box operating in dry- land wheat field. Mud wagon at far right. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1434: Wheat harvesting, headers and two header boxes cutting dry-land wheat. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1435: Sheep shearing pen and man standing on wool-stacking platform. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne
ca. 1918
A-1556: Threshing scene with threshing crew, wagons, and horse-powered thresher in the yard of A.T. Richins
ca. 1915