These 11 Rare Photos Show Utah’s Mining History Like Never Before

Utah has a rich mining history beginning in the late 1800s. Of course, the mining industry can boom or bust, depending on the economy and the resources available. And, the mining life is not always easy, as you’ll see in some of these shots. Take a look at these historic Utah photos that capture the mining history of the Beehive State.

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Interested in some more photos of Utah’s history? Take a look at these 20 photos of Utah during the Great Depression.