Grand Canyon National Park Historic River Boat Collection

Two wooden river boats made several decades after Powells expedition.

Detailed Description

The Edith (left), in Grand Canyon National Park’s historic river boat collection, is an example of a wooden river boat, though it was made from several decades after Powell’s expedition.  Brothers Emery and Ellsworth Kolb paddled it down the Colorado River in 1911-12.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: US

Credits

Grand Canyon National Park’s historic river boat collection

Source:

John Wesley Powell Expedition: Then and Now
A Vision of the West from the 19th and 20th Century River Expeditions