America: Crossing the Continent

August 1960

See also: Visits from Princeton, Living in Princeton, The Voyage Home

Prospect Avenue Princeton
26th July 1960, 6.45 AM

The Mississipi River
near Hannibal, Mo

The road west in Missouri
no Interstate Highways then!

stop for lunch
in Kansas

with his beloved popper

on the road
a nearly five mile view in Kansas

Denver capitol
2000 miles already

towards the Rockies

Camp Site,
iin the Rocky Mountain National Park

Bear Lake

Ground Squirrel

Road up Trail Ridge


Camp Robbers
Clarke's Nutcrackers

Longs Peak from Trail Ridge

from Trail Ridge

enjoying the snow

the summit, 12083 feet

On the way again
the Continental Divide

Garfiield Colo

ours was always the smallest tent

Bath Time

Rio Grande Railroad
near Durango


Mesa Verde
August 1960

on the way up

Spruce Tree House

Cliff Palace


US 160 from Cortez

Ship Rock, New Mexico

US 491 to Gallup, New Mexico

The Painted Desert

Petrified Forest

The Meteor Crater, Arizona

The desert north of Flagstaff, AZ

The Canyon of the Little Colorado

Indian Photographees

The Grand Canyon
August 1960

From the South Rim

Bright Angel Trail
start of the walk down
13 miles and 5500 feet

near the Indian Gardens

ever deeper

The Colorado River

in the heat

gradually climbing

Back at the top


Bryce Canyon
August 1960


Paul with chipmunk

sunset colours

Zion canyon
August 1960

Paul with new friend, Adam

from the museum

Natural Arch

The Beehives

approaching the Canyon

in Zion Canyon

necessary when wading



Morning Glory

The Hoover Dam
Boulder City, Nevada at sunset

Los Angeles
Marineland of the Pacific


San Francisco
Cable Car Terminal


back again

Golden Gate bridge
Summer Aspect

From the North shore
just one tower out of the fog

on the Bay Bridge

Yosemite National Park
Half Dome

Evening on the Tioga Pass

Salt Lake City

Water in the desert

Mormon Temple

North via Bear Lake ...

... and the Tetons
(in the rain!)

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Moose near the Lewis River

Black bear

Viewing a geyser near West Thumb

adjacent to Yellowstone Lake

Old Faithful
(start) ...

... (building)...

... (in full flow)

in the geyser baisins

White Dome Geyser

Fountain Paint Pots

Norris Geyser Basin

Mamouth Hot Springs

Yellowstone Falls

Yellowstone River Canyon

sulphur caldron

Eastwood Bound ...

... on our way home

South Dakota ...

The Badlands

Home at five in the morning

Five weeks and 9000 miles
750 miles on the last day
with no money for the turnpikes

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