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Utah State Guide Images of the Meeting of the Trains at Promontory (1869) and a Pack-Mule Post to Boulder

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Utah State Guide Images of the Meeting of the Trains at Promontory (1869) and a Pack-Mule Post to Boulder

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Images of Promontory Point and a pack-mule for the postal service from “Utah: A Guide to the State”, the Utah State guidebook from the American Guide Series created by the Utah Federal Writers’ Project during the New Deal.

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Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections & Archives, Book Collection 39 no. 44. Page 447.

Date

1941

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SCABOOK039No044-447

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A C. R. Savage Photograph
MEETING OF THE TRAINS AT PROMONTORY (1869)
This celebration marked the completion of the first transcontinental railroad.
PACK-MULE POST TO BOULDER
This means of mail delivery was in use until 1935.

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