Emit Pittman’s Dalton Wells Photographs

This collection of photographs was donated to the Moab Museum by Hannah Pittman, Emit Pittman's wife. The images provide a glimpse into daily life at Dalton Wells during its time as a CCC camp.

  • A group of CCC enrollees walking near Dalton Wells. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • Camp infrastructure under construction at Dalton Wells. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • The CCC tackled a diverse array of infrastructure projects, from building dams, trails, structures, and more. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • CCC enrollees at the Dalton Wells camp. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • CCC boys from the Dalton Wells camp worked on a variety of projects at "spike camps" elsewhere in the area. Here, two young men pause for a photo while working in the La Sal Mountains. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • CCC building construction underway. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • CCC team pauses for a photo on the back of a truck while working near Dalton Wells. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • CCC enrollees gathered outside of a building at Dalton Wells. (Emit Pittman Collection)

  • Camp infrastructure upon completion at Dalton Wells. (Emit Pittman Collection)

Photographs and information donated by Hannah Pittman.