Down the Chute

The following article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1980 issue of Pioneer Magazine This historic event took place in January, 1880 By Cal Decker Hy Perkins nervously drove his wagon to the brink of the colorado river gorge and paused while two heavy ropes were attached to the rear axle. A frigid breeze blew into […]


This article originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 by Ken Lott Born on June 17, 1812, in Llangan, south wales, to samuel evans and anne hughes, Abel Evans was baptized as an infant into the “Independent” chapel in llanboidy. The Independents, along with the Methodists and Baptists and several other faiths throughout Britain, […]