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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Grand Canyon Metz Car

In 1914 Mr. L. Wing and a friend took their 22 horsepower Metz car to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, having first departed Los Angeles and crossing deserts south of Death Valley. They had few roads to follow,  no GPS or cell phones, and still had to cross three mountain ranges as well. After … Continue reading »

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Grand Canyon Mules

Long ago the mules in Grand Canyon did more than just ferry tourists down to the Colorado River and back. This 1922 picture shows them at Plateau Point meeting the only plane ever to land in the Park. Sometimes they competed with the Kolb Brothers by taking pictures of each other as seen in these … Continue reading »

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