This collection constitutes an online exhibit presented in PDF format for sustainability. “Moving Waters” documents the Greene family's Glen Canyon tourism businesses, including Canyon Tours, Inc., Cliff Dwellers Lodge, and Wahweap Lodge and Marina. Photographs depicting Glen Canyon before dam construction and the use of airboats on the Colorado River are also included.
This document provides a brief history of human interaction with the Colorado River beginning with John Wesley Powell's 1869 expedition. It also introduces the Greene family, discusses their involvement with tourism relating to the Colorado River, and gives an overview of "Moving Waters."
This document consists primarily of digitized photographs and other items illustrating such subjects as Norm Nevills, who began leading white water river expeditions down the San Juan river in 1936; Marble Canyon Lodge; Navajo Bridge; members of the Greene family, including Art Greene and Vern Baker; the launch of the airboat Tseh Na-ni-ah-go Atin' I at Lee's Ferry; Upper Bridge Canyon (now underwater); Sentinel Rock; Rainbow Bridge; and Cliff Dwellers Lodge. Also included is a discussion of Art Greene's early career as a river guide, including his initial work on the Colorado River, and the Greene family's establishment of Cliff Dwellers Lodge.
This document contains digitized photographs and other items showing the construction of Glen Canyon Dam, Wahweap trailer park, Lake Powell, and the last boat trip prior to Glen Canyon Dam's completion. Also included is text discussing how Glen Canyon Dam changed the Colorado River and impacted the Greene family's businesses.
This document contains digitized photographs and other items showing Lake Powell's creation and use, including the lake filling, boat tours, filming of The Greatest Story Ever Told and McKenna's Gold, and the Greene family's sale of Wahweap Lodge and Marina in 1976. Also included is text discussing how the Greene family adapted their business models to take advantage of the Lake Powell tourist trade.