The History and Economics of Utah's Railroads


David F. Johnson

Scanned and reformatted for electronic publication by Don Strack, October 2003.

The version of this work scanned for electronic publication was taken from Utah, A Centennial History, Volume II, edited by Wain Sutton, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1949. Footnotes were added based on the original unpublished manuscript version. Tables used in the original work are not available to be included here. Several errors in dates and company names have been addressed as appropriate, based on research notes completed in July 1981.



I. What The Railroad Meant To Utah

II. The Union Pacific System

III. The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad System In Utah

IV. The Independent Lines

V. The Economic Effect Of The Railroads

VI. Abandoned Lines, And Proposed Roads Never Built

Index Of Railroads