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Eureka, Utah

View of Church Street looking south from R. R. Bridge. Wide, well-kept streets characterized this early Utah mining town. Second house on right, W. F. Shriver. Sixth buiding on right, St. Joseph’s parochial school. Large building on the hill (on right side) is the Gemini Mine. First home on left, Mrs. Meyers. Structures on the hill on left side are the Eureka Hill Mill and the Company House. Eureka was settled when gold was discovered in 1869. More than six communities were settled to provide housing to miners.

Fur Traders’ Route (Peter Skene Ogden)

Peter Skene Ogden’s Fur Trappers route. Peter Skene Ogden’s map of the Great Salt Lake and the Snake River country. It also shows Ogden’s route of 1828-29, the year he discovered the Humboldt River of Nevada. The Great Salt Lake and Bear River can be seen at the lower right-hand corner if you put the side marked “north” at the top. Carl Wheat, Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West