A Look Back Anniversary: Best historic photos of Salt Lake City

Published May 12, 2012 2:03 pm

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The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. Today marks our one year anniversary for this feature, so for this installment we chose some of our favorite historic photos of Salt Lake City that we've used in A Look Back in the last year.

Every gallery of the series is available at http://www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Previous installments showed:

Soldiers returning from the Spanish-American war Various industries from around the stateGeneva SteelThe sinking of the TitanicProjects made possible by the Works Progress AdministrationBaseball teams around Utah in the late 1800sHistoric scenes from Salt Lake CityThe ZCMI factoryEcker Hill Ski JumpWalker Bank BuildingUtah's WWII Candy BomberSalt Lake City's trolley systemThe Salt Lake Tribune through the yearsRecreation along the Great Salt LakeUtah's small townsPark CityScenes from around Utah in the first half of the 20th centuryConstruction of the Salt Lake Temple and SLC in the 1800sPast University of Utah football bowl gamesScenic Utah photos from the 1930s-1960sBands in Utah from 1870-1927Utahns in the armed forces during World War IIThe Hill Climbing Automobile Contest, a 1907 Salt Lake City car raceBrighton in the 1930s and 1940sSaltairUtahns in the military from the '40s and '50sSalt Lake City's baseball park in the 1930s and 1940sUtah college life from the 1930s to 1960sKey moments in Utah Jazz historyhttp://bit.ly/pErnmlHistorical buildings in Salt Lake City • http://bit.ly/ntHZclDugway Chemical Warfare Depot during World War IIKennecott Utah Copper Mine in the 1930s and 1940sThe Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and 1940sThe Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacksSalt Lake City's Memory Grove ParkHill Air Force Base in the 1940s and 1950sWomen's fashion from 1949-50Salt Lake City in the 1900sSalt Lake City and other Utah cities in the 1800sImages from court actions against polygamous men in the 1940sThe centennial Days of '47 parade in downtown Salt Lake City from July 1947Mining town of Mercur, UtahNASA historyVintage aircraft from around UtahStereoscopic images of Eureka, Utah, in the early 1900sSalt Lake City's Liberty Park from 1935 to 1951Historical images of the 100-year-old Hotel Utah, currently The Joseph Smith Memorial BuildingPeople and events in Salt Lake City from the 1930s, '40s and '50sHistorical images of Sugar HouseAerial images of Salt Lake City in the 1960s