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C.J. Schmidt's drugstore and saloon in Sandy in 1883. There was only one well in Sandy at the time and water had to be hauled in on each train, so Schmidt's sold water for 5 cents a bucket. Miners and smelter workers made saloons prosper, tending to reduce the demand for water.
A Look Back: Photos of Salt Lake’s small business owners
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Apr 19 2013 09:25 am • Last Updated Jan 29 2014 07:48 pm
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