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Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, in 1869. A man can be seen with his horse at the bottom near the bridge (right). As people in the east came to see O'Sullivan's photographs the legend of the pioneering west as a land of limitless opportunity even for Americans came to form.
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M. Morley
Jun 28, 2012
Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, in 1869. A man can be seen with his horse at the bottom near the bridge (right). As people in the east came to see O'Sullivan's photographs the legend of the pioneering west as a land of limitless opportunity even for Americans came to form.  
Allen Sanderson   Oootah
Compare this photo to this one taken from the exact same spot 150 years later:

mountainproject.com/v/10900… May 21, 2014
Mark Michaels
Draper, UT
Mark Michaels   Draper, UT
Nice! Sep 11, 2015
John Hancock 1
west Valley
John Hancock 1   west Valley
What an awesome photo! Oct 28, 2015

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Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, in 1869. A man can be seen with his horse at the bottom near the bridge (right). As people in the east came to see O'Sullivan's photographs the legend of the pioneering west as a land of limitless opportunity even for Americans came to form.