The Lone Warrior Pictograph is all by himself in the San Rafael Swell country of the Utah desert near Swasey's Cabin. He is a Barrier Canyon style warrior figure, and well worth a visit.
Swasey’s cabin was built in 1921 by the locally well-known Swasey brothers as a line cabin. They would stay out here to watch over their cattle. Out behind the cabin, in one of the canyons, they had an icebox setup where they would store meats and any other foodstuffs.
On a late autumn day in 1837, a fur trapper from Santa Fe, Antoine Robidoux, stopped along a narrow canyon in the Territorio de Alta California (what is present-day Utah). Beaver pelts were surprisingly lucrative at the time, and as hard as it is to believe today, the Uinta River
I went out to the Utah desert in 2016 to hunt for a few pictograph sites. Instead, I came across two cowboy camps. Not much is left at either of them: a broken stove, bed springs, dishes, and utensils, but I found them interesting. I don’t know their age