Watchtower at Desert View, Grand Canyon, Arizona

This week features several images from the world famous natural wonder, Grand Canyon, Arizona. This first image is of a Native American watchtower as it might have looked situated at the edge of the canyon cliff.

Hotels – Shops Fred Harvey Restaurants

The description states:

The Watchtower at Desert View

a recreation of prehistoric Indian lookouts. It commands a sweeping view of the Grand Canyon and Painted Desert.

The Fred Harvey Company noted in the caption to these cards is a long standing organization of shops, hotels and restaurants in the American West dating to the 1870s.

This card likely dates from the 1960s.

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