Record snow fall for one month, 313 inches. 73 inches fell in
one 48 hour period.
Rescue of boy below Sinnott Memorial Overlook.
Rescue of two men below Sinnott Memorial Overlook.
Bruce Brandell reports beaver workings on Copeland Creek. Five
inch diameter fir all but gnawed down. Trees in vicinity are
stripped of bark, but no dams or houses found. Probably Mountain
Seasonal Naturalists Donald and Dorothy Farmer band 160 Clark’s
White pie plate displayed below Sinnott Overlook in 128 feet of
water to demonstrate how far one can see below the surface of
The movie, Canyon Passage, filmed partially in Jacksonville, has
included in it a scene showing Indians riding up out of the
Caldera and attacking a wagon train on the Rim Drive. The movie
stars Ward Bond, Loretta Young, Brian Dunlevy and Dan Daily.
Ruth Hopson Keen, 4138 S.W. Fourth Ave., Portland, OR 97201,
(222-1430) becomes the first lady Ranger-Naturalist. Ruth worked
the month of June, then taught at the Park under Dr. Rule. She
gave her programs in the Lodge and lived for two summers with
Superintendent Leavitt reports that due to labor unrest and
quarrels, Lodge manager Price has fired his son-in-law who
headed up the Company’s improvement program, along with a number
of other employees.
Recovery of a Clark’s Nutcracker at the head waters of the Lewis
River on Mt. Adams, Washington. The bird had been banded by
Dorothy Farmer at Rim Village, September 1, 1950.
Season Visitation - 328,041 - a new record.