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Photo Essay: Crude Awakening 

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Online feature by City Weekly staff writer Colby Frazier with additional photographs from contributors.
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Rowland Hall French teacher Doug Wortham worked with Peter Hayes for 18 years. The metal sculpture was made by Hayes.
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Photos of Hayes hang in Doug Wortham's classroom. These props were handed out to students during an assembly to honor Hayes.
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Red Butte Creek at the site of the June 11, 2010 spill.
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Signs along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail mark the spot of Chevron's two pipelines. Only one carries crude oil, the other is out of service.
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After the June 2010 spill, Chevron installed a block valve just south of the Utah Museum of Natural History.
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The Red Butte block valve sits just a few feet off the Bonneville Shoreline Trail near the Utah Museum of Natural History.
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Exposed sections of Chevron's crude oil pipeline at the block valve station.
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A crude oil pipeline, a snowman and the Utah Museum of Natural History.
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After crossing Wakara Way, Chevron's crude oil pipeline makes its way toward the University of Utah and the Red Butte Garden Amphitheater.
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Chevron's crude oil pipeline as it makes its way toward the University of Utah's medical facilities. Download permissions
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Signs mark the spot of Chevron's crude oil pipeline as it approaches Red Butte Creek and the power station that regulators said contributed to the June 2010 spill. Download permissions
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Red Butte Creek as it flows through Miller Park in the Yalecrest neighborhood. Download permissions
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Peter Hayes in his classroom at Rowland Hall.
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Red Butte Creek as it flows through Peter Hayes' backyard.
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Red Butte Creek at the site of the spill.
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Peter Hayes was a mentor to Rob Wilson (pictured). Wilson took over teaching Hayes' ninth-grade biology class at Rowland Hall.
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Miller Park and Red Butte Creek are located in Salt Lake City's upscale Yalecrest neighborhood. Download permissions
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After Peter Hayes was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, he completed this art piece, which incorporated 18 years' worth of grade books.
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Hayes sketched out pictures of some students, and used yearbook photos for others. His colleagues say he kept meticulous written notes, even after the school switched to online record keeping.
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A close-up view of the 'Learning is Work' piece, which included Hayes' students' grades.
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'Learning Is Work'
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'Learning is Work' was one of Hayes' mottos.
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Another of Hayes' pieces hangs in the library at Rowland Hall.
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The walls along second floor hallway at Rowland Hall are decorated with biology projects from Hayes' students.
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A young Peter Hayes on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Hayes guided around 75 trips down this river alone.
Peter Hayes stands at the head of a 2011 class.
Peter Hayes and his notorious 1800s-style waxed mustache
Peter Hayes with sister, Heidi Hayes.
Peter Hayes in his art studio.
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A young Peter Hayes on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Hayes guided around 75 trips down this river alone.
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