Provides magnificent background on Colorado River water development. . . . It is also an adventure story of coping with the elements while accomplishing the complex surveying required.
W. L. Rusho, author of Lee's Ferry and Everett Reuss
About the Author
Diane Boyer is an archivist working for the U.S. Geological Survey's Desert Laboratory Collection of Repeat Photography in Tucson, Arizona. She has published several articles, most of which deal with Grand Canyon and Colorado River history.
Robert Webb has worked on long-term changes in natural ecosystems of the southwestern United States since 1976. He is a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and has authored, co-authored, or edited nine books, including Grand Canyon: A Century of Change.