Utah of the Past!

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moksha
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Utah of the Past!

Post by moksha » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:25 pm

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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by Corsair » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:35 pm

Those are fun pictures. I had some elderly friends born in the early 30s who remember that time. During WW2 the church was not allowed to have the temple lit up at night like most prominent buildings on or near the west coast. They were very happy when the war ended and the streets were again lit up at night.

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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by Red Ryder » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:36 am

I love old pictures.

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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by Linked » Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:21 am

These are great, thanks for sharing Moksha! I haven't seen that many long coats since zone conference on my mission!
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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by Palerider » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:42 pm

Red Ryder wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:36 am
I love old pictures.

When did hats stop becoming part of a 3 pc suit?
Late 60's hats started to disappear. My grandfather wore his grey fedora until then. It was one of the few things I liked about him.
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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by 2bizE » Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:25 am

My first memory of Utah (I didn’t grow up here) was coming to Utah on a vacation to Lagoon. I remember it was the year of severe flooding and there were makeshift wooden bridges (I think) you could driver over some of the streets. Some streets were turned into rivers with sandbags.
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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by Red Ryder » Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:35 am

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Re: Utah of the Past!

Post by moksha » Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:09 pm

I remember helping with sandbagging down near Dirk's Baseball Field pond and another time for Millcreek. This was efficient due to the volunteer spirit in Utah. Pretty sure there were also a few Mormons in the crowd as well.
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