Old West Structure at Lee’s Ferry

Marty CohenArizona, B+W, Daily Photo, Lee's Ferry2 Comments

(Click on the photo to enlarge. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment.) This is another view of the old buildings at Lee’s Ferry (see yesterday’s Daily Photo). The stone structure with the vegas are typical of buildings there in the late 19th century and early 20th century. At that time, Lee’s Ferry was the only crossing … Read More

Vigas in a Lee’s Ferry Building

Marty CohenArchitecture, Arizona, B+W, Daily Photo, Lee's Ferry2 Comments

(Click on the photo to enlarge. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment.) These vigas (rough-hewn roof timbers or rafters) are common in southwest architecture, especially stone and adobe buildings. Lee’s Ferry is located on the Colorado River about 7.5 miles southwest of Page, AZ and the Glen Canyon Dam, and 9 miles south of the Arizona-Utah … Read More

A Hillside Near Lee’s Ferry Arizona

Marty CohenArizona, Daily Photo, HDR, Lee's Ferry0 Comments

(Click on the photo to enlarge. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment.) Lee’s Ferry is located on the Colorado River about 7.5 miles southwest of Page, AZ and the Glen Canyon Dam, and 9 miles south of the Arizona-Utah border. It’s the former location of a ferry established y John D. Lee, a Mormon settler. Today, … Read More