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Railroads -- Utah -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Stuart and Carita Kadison collection of C. R. Savage photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2943
Scope and Contents Contains 105 photographs, taken mainly by C.R. Savage, of scenes around Utah, especially Salt Lake City. There are also a few photographs in the collection of nature scenes in Colorado, Wyoming, and California. Several photographs of Brigham Young and his residences are in the collection, as well as important buildings pertaining to the history of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including the Salt Lake Temple and Tabernacle, the Assembly Hall, and the Lion, Beehive, and Gardo...
Dates: approximately 1860-1900

C. R. Savage cartes-de-visite of the joining of the rails

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227646939]
Identifier: MSS 4222
Scope and Contents This collection contains two carte-de-visites taken at Promontory Point, Utah during the Joining of the Rails ceremony which linked the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads to form the first transcontinental railroad in the United States on 10 May 1869. On the back of the carte-de-visites is written "Point of Junction of U.P. & C.P.R.R. [Union Pacific & Central Pacific Rail Roads]. Getting ready to lay the last rail" and "Driving last spike U.P. & C.P.R.R.R.s. Promontory Hill...
Dates: 1869