Railfest - True West Magazine
When the railroad was completed on May 10, an eight-man Chinese crew was selected to place the last section of the rail, to pay tribute to the hard work of the Chinese laborers. A.J. Russell photographed the only known record of the Chinese role in the "Last Rail" ceremony.
Vintage photo of South Temple (formerly Brigham St.), Salt Lake City (Utah State Historical Society). "For a time, anyone who was anyone located their homes along its wide, tree-lined length that ran a straight shot east from Temple Square. From 1880 to the 1930s, the vast majority of Utah’s wealthiest citizens resided along Brigham Street in the most lavish and opulent neighborhood the region had ever seen." Caption from KUED
Seeing Salt Lake City – 151-160
O.P. Skaggs Company at 351 South State Street, February 2, 1933. This company, not to be confused with the larger detail empire of L. S. Skaggs, operated nine stores in the Salt Lake Valley when this photograph was taken. The site of this store is now a parking lot. (
Zions First National Bank Building
Terra cotta facade of the Zions First National Bank Building on Main Street south of Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tenuous Link: National Monument ---> National Bank.