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One of the Disney boys inside Hidden Passage [constructed title]

Northern Arizona University. Cline Library.
  • Wright
  • John Franklin
  • 1903-
  • Sayner
  • Donald B.
  • Young
  • Ruth
  • Smith
  • Lloyd Mason
  • Brady
  • Lionel F.
  • Nichols
  • Tad
  • 1911-
  • Boats And Boating--San Juan River (Colo.-Utah)
  • Boats And Boating--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Camping--Equipment And Supplies
  • Hiking--Glen Canyon (Utah And Ariz.)
  • Photographers--Glen Canyon (Utah And Ariz.)
  • Indians Of North America--Antiquities
  • Mexican Hat Expeditions
  • Walt Disney Productions
  • Cliff Dwellers Lodge
  • San Juan River (Colo.-Utah)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Glen Canyon (Utah And Ariz.)
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument (Utah)


Record level- Boatmen Frank Wright, Willard Wright, John Harper, and Eldon MacArthur took passengers Tad Nichols, Lloyd Smith, Donald Sayner, Major Brady, Horace Haskell, Harry Dahl, Ruth Young, and 3 young boys (Donald Mayfield, Jim Lubach, and John Cunningham) down the San Juan River, through Glen Canyon, to Lees Ferry on a filming trip for Disney. Scenes include the Mexican Hat Expeditions boats (Wahweap, Nokai, Piute, and another); an abandoned stone cabin; old mining machinery; movie cameras and other photographic equipment; geological tools and equipment (including a scintillometer); several beach camps; a variety of camping gear; Penny, the canine passenger on the trip; rock formations; petroglyphs; and various canyon hikes. Notable sites in these images are Hidden Passage, Mystery Canyon, Twilight Canyon, Rainbow Bridge, the Klondike Trail, and Labyrinth Canyon. [Six photographs from this trip appear in Tad's Glen Canyon book: NAU.PH. on page 100; .191 on page 142; .194 on page 144; .198 on page 140; .206 on page 138; and .220 on the title page.]

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