A Look Back: The mining ghost town of Mercur, Utah
Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. This week's gallery features photos of the mining town of Mercur, Utah. Mercur was a mining town in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The town burned to the ground in 1902 and was a ghost town by 1916.
Every gallery of the series is available at http://www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback.
Here are some of the previous installments: