The 3rd Annual Retro Issue

Those "Fabulous 50s"

February- March 2002

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Featured Stories:

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POINTBLANK
"Moab Enacts Human Zoning Laws!"
by Ned Mudd

NEW WEST BLUES
"Winter Doldrums"
by Jim Stiles

NUTSHELL: The Photographic Evidence
DOG OF THE DECADE: "Butch," the beloved pooch of 
CHARLIE STEEN, is the hands-down winner of the 50s D.O.M.... 
and CHARLIE is Reader of the Month

THE 'FABULOUS' FIFTIES
Views of Moab from a half a century ago...

MY OLD MAN: The Uranium King
The youngest son of Moab's most famous
resident, Charlie Steen, sets the record straight
about his father's discovery in 1952
by Mark Steen

FROM RAGS TO RICHES
Life changed rapidly for the Steens in 1952...
From a tar paper shack to gilded boots & more...
Photographs from the early days.

THE HISTORY OF GLEN CANYON DAM
The president of the Glen Canyon Institute describes
 the events that led to the damming of Glen
Canyon and the environmental revolution it inspired.
by Dr. Richard Ingebretsen

AROUND THE BEND
KEN SLEIGHT RETURNS TO THE 50s.
Seldom Seen started the decade as a soldier and a tire salesman 
and ended it as a season river runner. 
But he spent the early part of the decade, dreaming of
the Colorado River in a cold isolated part of the world called Korea.
 by Ken Sleight

ONE LAST LOOK:
"An ore truck rumbles north of Moab's Main St.
during the uranium boom.

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