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Photographer Carter, C. W. Publisher Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah Subject Theaters, Resorts, Amusement Halls, Parks Other Subject Lake Park Bathing Resort; Lake Park; Great Salt Lake; Railroads Geopolitical place Utah Description 6228 The D&RGW Railroad built an ornate bathing pavilion and beach facilities at Lake Park, a point midway between Salt Lake City and Ogden, where the tracks passed close to the Great Salt Lake. It proved an attraction -and provided trainloads of patrons-for a number of years. C.W. Carter, photograph. Rights management Digital Image © 2009 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
A Look Back: Utah’s historic vacation resorts
First Published Jul 11 2014 09:41 am • Last Updated Jul 11 2014 11:46 am

Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment features historical photos of Utah’s vacation resorts.

Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback.

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Fourth of July celebrations

Early outdoor recreation in Utah

Boating around Utah

Utah’s Historic Interiors

D-Day

1970s Women’s Fashion

Salt Lake City concerts from the 1970s-1990s


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Salt Lake City female bus, taxi drivers in 1942

Utah’s funeral rites and processions

The YMCA in Salt Lake City

Baseball in Utah around 1900

Nursing and early medicine in Utah

Black pioneers and settlers in Utah

The Beatles first trip to America

Christmas in Utah through the years

Prominent artists from early Utah

Utah firefighters at the turn of the 19th century

Historic bars and saloons in Utah

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