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These Rare Pictures Of Grand Canyon From The 20th Century Are Amazing

These Rare Pictures Of Grand Canyon From The 20th Century Are Amazing
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The mysterious Grand Canyon have always been the matter of great curiosity. People from many fields and the ones who like to travel and adventurers from across the world have always dreamt of visiting the canyons for their specific purposes. It was in the 1900s that the canyons were declared a heritage and later a National Park after long fights over mining claims from copper miners.

It has gained fame and has been explored by professionals and amateurs for the treasures it holds and the mysteries that unfold. Some have even visited for the mere curiosity of peeking down from the highest of the cliffs into the deepest of gorges of the Colorado river.

For all, the Grand Canyons have long been known to show people their deepest of fears and most spectacular of miracles altogether.

And this is how it all started.

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The grandness of the Grand Canyon

The grandness of the Grand Canyon

First explored in details in 1869 in an expedition led by John Wesley Powell.

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Theodore Roosevelt on the Bright Angel trail, 1911

Theodore Roosevelt on the Bright Angel trail, 1911

This is 3 years after the declaration of Grand Canyon as National Monument in 1908. President Roosevelt was very intent on protecting it after his first visit in 1903 which led to the declaration.

1903, a woman in her finest

1903, a woman in her finest

Grand View Point, 1907 and the curiosity

Grand View Point, 1907 and the curiosity

And that point is 5000 feets above the river. That's practically sky high in those times.

Yawning Chasm, 1925, women in black on white snow

Yawning Chasm, 1925, women in black on white snow

The couple enchanted on Bright Angel Point, 1922

The couple enchanted on Bright Angel Point, 1922

Wagon with a view, 1902

Wagon with a view, 1902

It's the first motor vehicle on the canyons, a steam powered Toledo with Oliver Lippincott.

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Base camp, 1907

Base camp, 1907

At the base of the canyons with 3100 feet high cliff in backdrop, the tourist camp.

Colorado River shores and Zoroaster Tower

Colorado River shores and Zoroaster Tower

Copper Mine trail, 1907

Copper Mine trail, 1907

Grand View trail in 1906

Grand View trail in 1906

A boatman on Colorado River, 1913

A boatman on Colorado River, 1913

A vintage advertise to attract the already attracted people

A vintage advertise to attract the already attracted people

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