Utah 1940s ... wow!

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Utah 1940s ... wow!

Post by moksha » Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:20 pm

What was life like in Zion before you were born? Take a look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc5N5cxcfFo
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Re: Utah 1940s ... wow!

Post by Hagoth » Thu Jan 19, 2023 4:44 pm

moksha wrote:
Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:20 pm
What was life like in Zion before you were born? Take a look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc5N5cxcfFo
Wow, so much of that stuff is still here. I really enjoyed the Saltaire footage. The train track grade is still there and I always wondered what kind of vehicle ran on it.
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Re: Utah 1940s ... wow!

Post by moksha » Thu Jan 19, 2023 4:58 pm

Hagoth wrote:
Thu Jan 19, 2023 4:44 pm
Wow, so much of that stuff is still here. I really enjoyed the Saltaire footage. The train track grade is still there and I always wondered what kind of vehicle ran on it.
In order to get people to the LDS Saltair, there were trolley lines from downtown SLC. To make it even more popular, this LDS resort sold beer - pre-prohibition, so you could go to Sunday School the next day and be redeemed. I am uncertain if they still sold Valley Tan whiskey at that time, but I doubt they would have served it.

Those were the days! BYU now predicts that the Great Salt Lake will dry up around 2028.

BTW, Saltair burnt down around 1962. The documentary "Attack of the Giant Brine Shrimp" attributed the fire to -- you guessed it -- the Giant Brine Shrimp. No need to worry, it was taken out by a giant seagull.

I loved seeing all those old cars in downtown SLC.

BTW2 - Just curious if anyone remembers the Ding Ho (across the street from Auerbachs) or the Mayflower Cafe (next door to Daines Music)?
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Re: Utah 1940s ... wow!

Post by wtfluff » Thu Jan 19, 2023 8:47 pm

Hagoth wrote:
Thu Jan 19, 2023 4:44 pm
moksha wrote:
Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:20 pm
What was life like in Zion before you were born? Take a look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc5N5cxcfFo
Wow, so much of that stuff is still here. I really enjoyed the Saltaire footage. The train track grade is still there and I always wondered what kind of vehicle ran on it.
I was thinking a horseback tour through Arches would be quite enjoyable. 8-)
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Re: Utah 1940s ... wow!

Post by deacon blues » Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:32 pm

this was a great video. Thanks for sharing, Moksha!
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