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My Love Affair with Fairview Canyons

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s66w9876
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876

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Title My Love Affair with Fairview Canyons
Description 1903, the front wheel of his wagon struck a cock. This caused the wagon to lurch ao he was thrown off and the wheel ran over and killed him. This tragedy was never forgotten. - A small grove of pinon pine trees grew near the new public road that replaced the old toll road. I watched the development of the cones and was afraid they would be picked before I could get then. The sticky pinegum smeared my hands as I picked the cones, but most of it was removed by rubbing vigorously with dirt. What - The Spring City prospect was a mine dump from a coal exploration site on the side of the road. Men from Spring City had reportedly dug this out many years before, but the project had not proved to be successful so it had been abandoned. - The pipeline which carried water to the Fairview power plant was high tip on the south slope of the canyon. Washouts along the pipeline had caused land slips or soil washing whose barren The scars from these washouts were in interesting shapes. X noted that their peculiar shapes resembled certain objects. So I named these scars after the objects they looked like: one was a rooster - A horse trough on the roadside halfway up the canyon was filled with water piped from a very small spring. The willows, sedges and other aquatic vegetation at this spring made me wonder how such plants could find their way up a mountain slope to live with their roots in the water. - The sawmill on the creek just below the forks was a fine helped the mlllhands fill the boiler with water. A lumber flume of fresh gflrd&n fln^p h^Anfi which were cook&ti with home-cured bacon. tree that grew on the side of the road near the forks. The large trunk was clear of limbs for half the height of the tree. It was trunk. When she was IS years old, my mother had reached high from her saddle horse and carved her name on the tree. This was the only really belonged to we. While on this same trip she broke a bottle of water on the log cabin in Cabin Hollow aad named it " Qri£twood Cabin." I was heartsick when I once came up the canyon and found that the tree had been cut and removed in order to widen the road. The image of that tree with the name carved on it will always be cherished in niy memory. -29-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323149
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323149