21 Rare Photos From Utah That Will Take You Straight to the Past

Reading about Utah’s history is always entertaining and interesting, but seeing it in pictures is even better. Here are 21 snapshots of Utah in days gone by, spanning from 1869 to 1969.

The information I’ve included with these photos is either taken from the notes included with the photo, or from historical accounts of the places depicted. In some cases, facts have varied from source-to-source. In those instances, I’ve used the most reliable source.

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Do you have a historical photo taken in Utah that you’d like to share? Put it down below in the comments and tell us all about it!