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We are presenting on Dock Marston's Powell to Power this Saturday afternoon at 2:00 PM in Green River WY at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River, WY, 300 N 1st E St.
We will have copies of Dock Marston's From Powell To Power for sale with book sales benefiting the Sweetwater County Library Foundation.



We gave an incorrect location for this presentation. It is no longer in Rock Springs!


Hope to see you there!


The Next Tour! Big Water Little Boats and Powell To Power head to Salt Lake City, Boise, Pocatello, Jackson Hole, Manila (Manila? Yes, Manila!) and Green River Wyoming!



Big Water Little Boats
Manila, Utah
Friday, April 17 at 7 pm
Daggett County Courthouse
95 North 1st West
Proceeds of book sales to benefit the Daggett County Museum


From Powell to Power
Saturday, April 18 at 2 pm
Green River, Wyoming
Sweetwater County Library
300 N 1st E St.
Proceeds of book sales to benefit the Sweetwater County Library Foundation


From Powell To Power
Salt Lake City, Utah
Sunday, April 19 at 3 pm
Salt Lake City Public Library
210 East 400 South
Fourth Floor Conference Room
Proceeds of book sales to benefit the Friends of the Salt Lake Public Library


From Powell To Power
Boise, Idaho
Monday, April 20 at 7 pm
Cascade Outfitters
604 E 45th Street


From Powell To Power
Pocatello, Idaho
Wednesday, April 22 at 7 pm
Little Wood River Room, Pond Student Union building, Idaho State University campus
Proceeds of book sales to benefit the Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center


Big Water Little Boats
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Thursday April 23, 2015
6 - 7:30 pm
At the Old Wilson Schoolhouse Community Center
Proceeds of book sales to benefit the Snake River Fund


From Powell To Power:


Grand Canyon author Tom Martin will present a 50 minute behind the scenes look at Otis “Dock” Marston’s book From Powell to Power: A Recounting of the First One Hundred River Runners Through Grand Canyon.
Submarine Commander Marston first floated in a wooden boat thought Grand Canyon in 1942. Five years later, he started to write a history of river running in the Grand Canyon. What he thought would be a six month project in 1947 kept Dock busy over the next thirty years. Along the way Dock amassed a huge collection of first-person accounts of these river runners, from James White on a log raft in 1867 to the first Grand Canyon powerboat runs of 1949 through 1951. Marston’s book is unparalleled in the depth and breadth it brings to recounting the history of the first 100 river runners through the Grand Canyon.
This presentation includes historic film footage of Marston and other river runners from the 1940s through 1960s. Martin will touch on who Dock Marston was, and look at some of the highlights of Marston’s recountings of the First 100. Copies of Marston’s book will be available for purchase at these presentations.


Big Water Little Boats:


Grand Canyon author Tom Martin will present a 50 minute lecture on Big Water, Little Boats: Moulty Fulmer and the First Grand Canyon Dory on the Last of the Wild Colorado. The presentation follows the whitewater exploits of Moulty Fulmer, the builder of Grand Canyon’s first dory during the high-water heyday of river running before Glen Canyon Dam. Fulmer manages almost forty years of Colorado River boating between 1942 and 1978, where he boated with Norm Nevills, Frank Wright, Dock Marston, Pat Reilly, and Martin Litton, besides rubbing shoulders with many other river runners who were Fulmer’s contemporaries.
This presentation includes film clips of the first dory to run the Yampa (1950), the 1957 126,000 second feet flow as it looked at Boulder Narrows in Grand Canyon, and a short clip of Walter Kirschbaum running his 4 meter kayak through Lava Falls in 1960!


Hope to see you there!
 
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