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Winsor Castle to Pipe Springs (access required)

A 1925 photo of Pipe Springs.Located in the shadow of vermilion cliffs on the Kaibab Plateau, three miles south of Moccasin Spring and eight miles south of the Utah border, sits an impressive pioneer fortress called Pipe Springs. Colorado River explorer John Wesley Powell wrote that “The local Indians had a name for these springs ...

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The Blizzard of 1916 (access required)

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