Kolb Studio

Kolb Studio (HMQFV)

Location: Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023 Coconino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 3.474', W 112° 8.566'

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The Kolb Brothers: daring, persistent, Grand Canyon legends. Their studio stands before you.

Ellsworth Kolb arrived here in 1901, Emery in 1902. First located in a tent, their photo business grew with Grand Canyon tourism. They eventually produced more than 250,000 photos. Adverturers, they explored remote areas of the canyon - always with camera in hand. In 1911-1912 they shot the first motion picture of a river trip through the canyon, a film that Emery presented here for nearly 60 years.

Ellworth left Grand Canyon in 1924, but Emery remained and ran the studio with his wife and daughter. Emery died here in 1976, age 95, having spent his life preserving Grand Canyon on film.
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 397078 N 3990974
Decimal Degrees36.05790000, -112.14276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.474', W 112° 8.566'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 28.44" N, 112° 8' 33.96" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 88 Rim Trail, Grand Canyon Village AZ 86023, US
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