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01869 Grand Canyon Nat Park: Historic River Photo

Motorboat, esmeralda ii, of ed hudson river party, is shown entering badger crekk rapid, a short distance below navajo bridge on highway 89. This was the first power boat to make the trip from lee's ferry to lake mead. The trip was made june 12-17, 1949. Photographer j.M. Eden. Circa 1949.

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Taken on December 8, 2011