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Learn To Fly

This image was taken in 1947. Skyway Flying Service was located northwest of 4000 West and 7800 South at the Salt Lake Municipal Airport 2. Owned and operated by William M. Baughman in the 1940s, Skyway offered flying instruction to the … Continue reading

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The Circus (was) Coming

A Cole Bros. Circus advertisement was pasted on to this building sometime between 1935 and October 1936. Clyde Beatty, famous wild animal trainer, joined the circus in 1935 and his name is featured on the poster.  The Salt Lake County tax assessor visited … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

As another year comes to a close, the staff of the Salt Lake County Archives want to thank you for your readership and support.    We wish you a safe and happy holiday season!  

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Before and After

The building located at 567 East and 600 South has been serving the Salt Lake community since it was built in 1903.  It has served many purposes and gone through many changes, so much so that many have questioned whether … Continue reading

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Last of the Porch Days

As it is now officially Autumn, this image is a reminder to get outside (maybe on your front porch?) and enjoy the few warm days that are left to us this season. Source: Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal Photographs, parcel … Continue reading

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Palace Laundry

The Palace Laundry Company complex of buildings was located at 758 East 400 South in Salt Lake City and was built over the course of 50 years, starting around 1900. The Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal photograph above is from … Continue reading

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Lost House

The pattern on the roof of this house in a tax appraisal photo from 1934 is what caught our eye. The tax appraisal from that year lists the roof material as “New Comp”(osition). We do not know if that means … Continue reading

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