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When the railroad was completed on May 10, an eight-man Chinese crew was selected to place the last section of the rail, to pay tribute to the hard work of the Chinese laborers. A.J. Russell photographed the only known record of the Chinese role in the "Last Rail" ceremony.

Railfest - True West Magazine

When the railroad was completed on May 10, an eight-man Chinese crew was selected to place the last section of the rail, to pay tribute to the hard work of the Chinese laborers. A.J. Russell photographed the only known record of the Chinese role in the "Last Rail" ceremony.

Auerbach's. Utah's most popular department store.

The Great Divide - How Main Street Was Traded for Wall Street

Utah Stories: The Great Divide - How Main Street Was Traded for Wall Street

Cars make their way along 300 South in Salt Lake City in 1955.

A Look Back: Photos of Salt Lake City in the 1900s

The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called

People and trolley cars make their way along Salt Lake City's Main Street in July, 1943.

A Look Back: Photos of Salt Lake City in the 1900s

The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called

Vintage photo of South Temple (formerly Brigham St.), Salt Lake City (Utah State Historical Society). "For a time, anyone who was anyone located their homes along its wide, tree-lined length that ran a straight shot east from Temple Square. From 1880 to the 1930s, the vast majority of Utah’s wealthiest citizens resided along Brigham Street in the most lavish and opulent neighborhood the region had ever seen." Caption from KUED

Vintage photo of South Temple (formerly Brigham St.), Salt Lake City (Utah State Historical Society). "For a time, anyone who was anyone located their homes along its wide, tree-lined length that ran a straight shot east from Temple Square. From 1880 to the 1930s, the vast majority of Utah’s wealthiest citizens resided along Brigham Street in the most lavish and opulent neighborhood the region had ever seen." Caption from KUED

UTA I rode a bus like this with my grandma Alene to Salt Lake City when I was a child. I miss her.

UTA I rode a bus like this with my grandma Alene to Salt Lake City when I was a child. I miss her.

East High School 1914 - my old high school. Was rebuilt in 1997. High School Musical movies were filmed here.

East High School 1914 - my old high school. Was rebuilt in 1997. High School Musical movies were filmed here.

Terra cotta facade of the Zions First National Bank Building on Main Street south of Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah

Zions First National Bank Building

Terra cotta facade of the Zions First National Bank Building on Main Street south of Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tenuous Link: National Monument ---> National Bank.