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Desert sites north of Bridgeport and south of Grand Junction, Colorado. December 2011

view

Looking west across the Gunnison River

water catchment

Looking east.

view

Looking south towards Tunnel Point. Dad's Flat is on the right.

water holding pit

Black plastic lines the water holding pit

train tunnel

North end of train tunnel

gutter

A gutter channels the runoff into a pipe which feeds the holding pond. Farther downslope an above ground galvinized pipe was found burst by freezing tempuratures.

water catchment

Water catchment looking NE. This structure can be easily seen on Google Earth

gutter

Closeup of gutter drain which leads to the holding pond