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The History Of Utah's Railroads, 1869-1883

by

Clarence A. Reeder, Jr.

(This page was last updated on November 2, 2003)

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

TITLE PAGE

TABLE OF CONTENTS (this page)

PREFACE

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

ABSTRACT

I. INTRODUCTION

II. THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD IN UTAH

III. THE UTAH CENTRAL RAILROAD

IV. THE UTAH SOUTHERN RAILROAD

V. BRANCH LINES OF THE UTAH SOUTHERN BEFORE 1875

VI. THE NORTHERN RAILROADS

VII. RAILS WEST FROM SALT LAKE CITY

VIII. THE SALT LAKE CITY RAILROAD COMPANY

IX. THE COAL RAILROADS

X. RAILS TO SANPETE VALLEY AND OUT WEST TO TINTIC

XI. "CHECKMATE" THE DENVER AND RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILROAD

XII. CONCLUSION

APPENDIX I

APPENDIX II

BIBLIOGRAPHY

VITA

 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

(photographs not legible in scanned version; see original dissertation, or the 1981 hardbound version from Arno Press; most photos from Utah State Historical Society)

1. 1,000 Mile Tree

2. UPRR Construction Workers' Quarters

3. Corinne Railroad Yards, 1871

4. Ogden Railroad Yards, 1869

5 . UCRR Train to SLC

6. UCRR Locomotive on Weber Bridge

7. Map, Territory of Utah, 1869

8. USRR Locomotive, 1880

9. UCRR Locomotive No. 10

10. Narrow Gauge Track

11. Alta, 1873

12. Alta After Avalanche

13. American Fork Canyon

14. AFRR Locomotive

15. AFRR Construction Crew

16. Map of Utah, 1879

17. UNRR Locomotive "Franklin"

18. UNRR Bridge at Pocatello, Idaho

19. The Kate Connor

20. Utah Western Locomotive

21. The General Garfield

22. Clinton's Hotel

23. Map of Utah, 1884

24. Grading the SLC Railroad

25. SLC Streetcar

26. SLC Railroad

27. Turntable SLC Railroad

28. UPRR Locomotive at Echo Station

29. UPRR Roundhouse at Echo

30. Breaking Through A Tunnel

31. Tunnel and Bridge, Weber Canyon

32. D&RGWRR Construction Crew

33. Ogden Railroad Yards

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