The blue line is the Hastings Trail, the yellow dot is the location
of the camera and the yellow arrow is the camera direction

Photograph: Copyright 1983 Roy D. Tea

Made 10/83, Great Salt Desert, Utah.

This is the point where the emigrants descended from the last of the hills, the Graybacks, and entered onto the great desert plain of mud flats and dunes that lay before them for more than 60 miles. The straight roads to the lower right are modern as are the twin tracks of a jeep road stretching away to the northwest. The Hastings Trail is the fainter line parallel to the jeep track and to its right.

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