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A man stands on a branch over an abyss, lowering another man into the Grand Canyon by rope
December 18, 2019

Don't Look Down

In the Grand Canyon, brothers Emroy and Ellsworth Kolb rig a rope system to lower to a ledge 55 feet below. Should anything happen, the cameraman would fall 300 feet. The brothers spent their lives as Grand Canyon photographers, with their studio located on the rim of the canyon. The exact date of this photo is unknown, but it could have been taken as early as 1911.
Photograph by Emroy and Ellsworth Kolb, National Geographic

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