Hit the Beach

Temperatures have soared across Utah during the past week, so take a break and cool off with a dip at the Sunset Beach resort by the Great Salt Lake.

Both frosted malts and speed boating were available:

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Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal Photograph, taken July 15, 1948.

And you could change in to your swimsuit in one of four bath houses:

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Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal Photograph, taken July 15, 1948.

There was also a bar, a dance hall, a cafe, and of course, many restrooms for beach visitors:

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Plot plan of Sunset Beach buildings, 1959.

Source: Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal Cards and Photographs, 27-377.  

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