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A Look Back: Moab before there were mountain bikes

First Published Aug 15 2014 01:01AM      Last Updated Aug 22 2014 07:34 am

photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society A funeral in Moab. Date unknown.

Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called "A Look Back." This week’s installment features photos of the Moab area in the early 1900s.

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

Here is a sampling:

This Is the Place Monument

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

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

Early settlers in Idaho

The 1988 Yellowstone fire

Early Utah mansions and homesteads

Episcopal mission on Navajo land in Bluff in 1950

Pony Express, postal service and telegraph in Utah

Early churches in Utah and Wyoming

The mining ghost town of Mercur

Construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Historic buildings in Utah

30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

Past Sundance Film Festival parties

Hill Air Force Base through the years

Hunting and fishing in the early 1900s

BYU, Utah football programs

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

Old newspaper advertisements

Historic photos of Temple Square

Geneva Steel

Historic scenes from Salt Lake City

Construction of the Salt Lake Temple and SLC in the 1800s

Utah college life from the 1930s to 1960s

Saltair

Key moments in Utah Jazz history

Historical buildings in Salt Lake City

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine in the 1930s and 1940s

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks

Women’s fashion from 1949-50

Salt Lake City in the 1900s

Salt Lake City and other Utah cities in the 1800s

The centennial Days of ’47 parade in downtown Salt Lake City from July 1947

Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park from 1935 to 1951

People and events in Salt Lake City from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s

Historical images of Sugar House

Aerial images of Salt Lake City in the 1960s

Presidential visits to Utah from the 1860s

Utah artists from the late 1800s to the early 1900s

Utah’s early cultural diversity

Dogs in Utah around 1900

Susan Powell case

 

 

 

 

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