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Salt Lake & Alta

SALT LAKE
&
ALTA RR



The Salt Lake & Alta RR was built in 1913 on ROW leased from the Rio Grande. It ran from Midvale east to Wasatch. Its main function was to haul granite to a stone cutting mill at the fromer Bingham Consolidated Smelter in Midvale.

The Salt Lake & Alta ran shays in their operation. By 1917, due to lack of money, the line was taken over by the Rio Grande.



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Last Update 01/30/01

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