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Crawford Gulch


AddressOpens on Tucker Gulch from the N.
QuadRalston Buttes, 1942 (1965, 1971)
SectionS11,13,14, T3S, R71W
Elevationc. 7368
SourceInterview, Oscar Dahlberg, Golden Gate Canyon Rancher, May 1994.
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Initialdate1994-05-16 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1996-08-23 00:00:00-06
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HistoryAbout 1.5 miles long, Crawford Gulch drains on the south side of Bowser Hill. Origin of name is unknown. It is currently used by the post office to designate a mail delivery route extending from Tucker Gulch to the south end of Drew Hill Road, about 3 miles. Crawford Gulch did not have a road through the bottom to Tucker Gulch until c. 1900.
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