Book treks through modern photos

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Book treks through modern photos

Authors retrace route of Spanish Expedition
Greg MacGregor snapped this photo in 2010 of a mushroom rock formation on the trail approaching Lees Ferry, Ariz. Spanish explorers Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Escalante likely passed the same rock on their 1776 journey in search of a northern overland route to Monterrey, Calif.

Book treks through modern photos

Greg MacGregor snapped this photo in 2010 of a mushroom rock formation on the trail approaching Lees Ferry, Ariz. Spanish explorers Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Escalante likely passed the same rock on their 1776 journey in search of a northern overland route to Monterrey, Calif.
Meet the authors

In Search of Dominguez & Escalante: Photographing the 1776 Spanish Expedition through the Southwest by Greg MacGregor and Siegfried Halus. Museum of New Mexico Press: Clothbound, 232 pages with 146 duotone photographs, $50.
MacGregor and Halus will give a slide-show presentation and sign copies of the book from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave. For more information, call 259-2402.

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