Front Entrace to Saltair Pavilion


Saltair
Title:
Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Chrome

Description:
Located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, one of the world's wonder, Saltair is 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. Built on thousands of piles and extending out into the lake, it offers a fine amusement park and picnicking facilities, lunch and refreshment stands, one of the largest unobstructed dance floors in the world and bathing in the briny waters of the Great Salt Lake where you "float like a cork".



Crowds Arriving at Saltair
Title:
Crowds Arriving at Saltair
Great Salt lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


Midlake, Lucin Cut-Off Railroad
Title:
Midlake, Lucin Cut-Off Railroad
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



This is the Way We Swim in Great Salt Lake
Title:
This is the Way We Swim in Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Great Salt Lake, seven times as salty as the ocean, is the largest inland body of water in the West and the largest body of water at its altitude in the world. It is world-famous for its bouyancy, as one can float like a cork on its surface. Here is a most unusual form of bathing.


Midlake Station, Ogden Lucin Cut-Off, SPRR Great Salt Lake
Title:
Midlake Station, Ogden Lucin Cut-Off, SPRR
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Oct-14



Midlake Station, Southern Pacific Co's Ogden Lucin cut-off
Title:
Midlake Station, Southern Pacific Co's Ogden Lucin cut-off
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back


This is the Way we Swim in Great Salt Lake
Title:
This is the Way we Swim in Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen PM 1943 Oct-22

Description:
Great Salt Lake, seven times as salty as the ocean, is the largest inland body of water in the West and the largest body of water at its altitude in the world. It is world-famous for its buoyancy, as one can float like a cork on its surface. Here is a most unusual form of bathing



Saltair Pavilian
Title:
Saltair Pavilian
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
This Great Dead Sea, the largest in the world, is located 18 miles west of Salt Lake City. It covers an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The Salt Shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 21 per cent salt and thousands of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season


Bird's-Eye View of Saltair Pavillion
Title:
Bird's-Eye View of Saltair Pavillion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen PM 1939 Oct-13



Saltair
Title:
Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Entrance to Pavilion, Salt Air
Title:
Entrance to Pavilion, Salt Air
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1907 Nov-20



Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen


Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
This great dead sea, the largest in the world, is located 18 miles west of Salt Lake City. It covers an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The salt shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 21 per cent salt and thousands of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season



Bathing at Saltair
Title:
Bathing at Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen PM 1945 May-13

Description:
18 miles west of Salt Lake City, is an inland sea covering an area of 2,000 square miles - 75 miles long with a maximum width of 50 miles. It contains a higher percentage (23%) of salt than any other large body of water in the world. Bathers enjoy the exhilerating experience of swimming in its water, so bouyant that it is impossible to sink. Saltair is a unique pleasure resort built on the shore of the lake. Its dance pavilion is one of the largest in the world


Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen PM 1929 Nov-16

Description:
This Great Dead Sea, the largest in the world, is located 18 miles west of Salt Lake City. It covers an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The Salt Shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 21 per cent salt and millions of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season



Saltair Pavilion from the Water
Title:
Saltair Pavilion from the Water
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
This great dead sea, the largest in the world, is located 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. It cover an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The Salt Shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 27 percent salt and thousands of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy, one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season


Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
This great dead sea, the largest in the world, is located 18 miles west of Salt Lake City. It covers an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The Salt Shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 21 per cent salt and thousands of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season



Interior of Pavilion, Salt Air
Title:
Interior of Pavilion, Salt Air
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1907 Jul-2


Overland Limited Crossing Great Salt Lake
Title:
Overland Limited Crossing Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Saltair
Title:
Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Chrome PM 1955 Jun-30

Description:
Located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, one of the world's wonders, Saltair is 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. Built on thousands of piles and extending out into the lake, it offers a fine amusement park and picnicking facilities, lunch and refreshment stands, one of the largest unobstructed dance floors in the world and bathing in the briny waters of the Great Salt Lake where you "float like a cork."


Saltair Pavilion and Bathers
Title:
Saltair Pavilion and Bathers
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back



Bird's-Eye View of Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Bird's-Eye View of Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Souvenir of The Great Salt Lake. This great dead sea, the largest in the world, is located 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. It covers an approximate area of 2,140 square miles, being 50 miles wide and 75 miles long with an average depth of 13 feet. Like the Dead Sea in Palestine, it is fed by the Jordan River, but has no known outlet other than evaporation. The Salt Shrimp is the only living insect known to exist therein. The water is 21 per cent salt and thousands of tons of salt are shipped annually from this source. The water of the lake is so heavy, one cannot sink, affording the most delightful bathing in the world, which is enjoyed by thousands each season


Bird's Eye View of Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused



Entrance to Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Entrance to Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1913 Feb-24

Description:
The magnificent Pavilion at Saltair was built at a cost of over $350,000. The architecture is Moorish style. Its length is 1980 feet, while the extreme width is 355 feet. The dancing floor is 104 x 200 feet


Bonneville Salt Flats
Title:
Bonneville Salt Flats
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
World's fastest speedway Carpenter Paper Co



Sunset Beach, Great Salt Lake, Utah
Title:
Sunset Beach, Great Salt Lake, Utah
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
The Great Salt Lake is the largest in the World; located 16 miles West of Salt Lake City, on Hi-Way 40 - and is like the Dead Sea of Palestine, both fed by the Jordan River. It covers approximately 2,140 square miles, 50 miles wide and 75 miles long - is noted for its invigorating bathing qualities and sandy beaches. You CANNOT SINK and it never freezes. The water is 27% Mineral. Thousands of tons of Salt are extracted annualy for commercial use, by evaporation. This Lake has no known outlet except evaporation. SUGGESTION - Take some home - Place in open pan, let evaporate - YOU'LL BE SURPRISED! There are 9 Islands in the Lake, one called 'Bird island' has neither fresh water nor food thereon. It is literally covered with nests, eggs and young as thousands of Pelicans, Heron and Sea Gulls converge there during the nesting season. The only living insect known to exist in this Lake is the Salt Shrimp, which in certain places, in the water along the beaches, multiply so rapidly they and their eggs are gathered commercially. The Shrimp are quick frozen, shipped all over the World to Aquarium Owners for Fish Food


Train Unloading, Saltair Beach
Title:
Train Unloading, Saltair Beach
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Old Saltair Resort
Title:
Old Saltair Resort
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Chrome unused

Description:
Saltair, once world famous resort, now abandoned. Built in 1893 by the Mormons, it boasted the world's largest indoor dance floor plus the world's largest roller coaster. The entire resort was built on wooden pilings over the lake with an open air train between the resort and Salt Lake City. Closed in 1958 and destroyed by fire in 1970


Dancing Floor Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Dancing Floor Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Herd Of Buffalo On Antelope Island
Title:
Herd Of Buffalo On Antelope Island
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), White Border unused

Description:
This herd of buffalo is one of the larges and best known of any in this country. It is of interest that a part of them were used in making the famous moving picture, "the Covered Wagon." They are as wild as any like animals that once roamed our great western plains, and they will fight a man at every opportunity, as the former champion jack Dempsey can testify.


Interior Of Great Coliseum, Saltair Beach
Title:
Interior Of Great Coliseum, Saltair Beach
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Saltair Pavilion And Bathers
Title:
Saltair Pavilion And Bathers
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused

Description:
The Great Salt Lake, with its magnificent Saltair bathing resort, is reached hourly by trains from Salt Lake City. It is one of the purest and most concentrated brines in the world. The baths in the lake are especially invigorating and one can float on the bosom of the water with strange exhilaration and perfect content.


Pavilion And Hippodrome
Title:
Pavilion And Hippodrome
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Interior Of Pavilion, Saltair
Title:
Interior Of Pavilion, Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused


Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Great Salt Lake is world famous as the saltiest body of water in existence excepting the Dead Sea. Here it is not a question of sik or swim, for you float like a corn in water that is 27% salt. Tourist accommodations and amusement facilities help to make it one of the world's truly great resorts.



Saltair Pavilion And Bathers
Title:
Saltair Pavilion And Bathers
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), White Border PM 1925

Description:
This great Salt sea is the largest of its character in the world. It is 15 miles west of Salt Lake city. The topography of the Salt Lake Valley is similar to the Holy Laho, inasmuch as it has its Dead Sea, which in turn is fed by the Jordan River. The water is about 22 per cent solids, and persons can float upon its surface without effort.


Lucin Cut-Off
Title:
Lucin Cut-Off
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1909

Description:
12 miles of Trestle



Overland Limited Crossing Great Salt Lake At Sunset
Title:
Overland Limited Crossing Great Salt Lake At Sunset
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused


Mirage Of Saltair Pavilion
Title:
Mirage Of Saltair Pavilion
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1912



On Southern Pacific Lines
Title:
On Southern Pacific Lines
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen PM 1954

Description:
Steamliner Crossing Great Salt Lake Cut Off


Hippodrome and Ship Restaurant, Saltair
Title:
Hippodrome and Ship Restaurant, Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back unused



Saltair
Title:
Saltair
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Chrome unused

Description:
Located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, one of the world's wonder, Saltair is 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. Built on thousands of piles and extending out into the lake, it offers a fine amusement park and picnicking facilities, lunch and refreshment stands, one of the largest unobstructed dance floors in the world and bathing in the briny waters of the Great Salt Lake where you *float like a cork.*


Black Rock
Title:
Black Rock
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1912 Apr-23



Pavilion and Hippodrome by night
Title:
Pavilion and Hippodrome by night
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Divided Back PM 1912 Jul-17


Train Crossing Great Salt Lake Cut Off At Sunset
Title:
Train Crossing Great Salt Lake Cut Off At Sunset
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), White Border PM 1933 Aug-07

Description:
Fifteen miles west of Ogden. Utah, you actually "go to sea by rail" over the southern Pacific's famous cut-off across Great Salt Lake. Affording a unique view of this great inland Sea. This cut-off extends west 102.9 miles across the northern arms of Great Salt Lake to Lucin. It was opened March 8, 1904, having Cost $4,500,000 and two years of effort. Seventy-two miles of the way the rails are laid on land and for thirty miles on rock fills and heavy trestle work. The Great Salt Lake is more salty than any other body of water except the Dead Sea of Palestine.



Old Saltair Resort
Title:
Old Saltair Resort
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Saltair, once world famous resort, now abandoned. Built in 1893 by the Mormons, it boasted the world's largest indoor dance floor plus the world's largest roller coaster. The entire resort was built on wooden pilings over the lake with an open air train between the resort and Salt Lake City. Closed in 1958 and destroyed by fire in 1970.


Great Salt Lake Cut Off At Sunset
Title:
Great Salt Lake Cut Off At Sunset
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Crossing Great Salt Lake, straight as the crow flies, this great feat of modern engineering, eliminates difficult grades and curves, clips 43.77 miles of travel between Ogden and Lucin.



Bonneville Salt Flats
Title:
Bonneville Salt Flats
Great Salt Lake Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
World's Fastest Speedway. A gaint racer making a world's record. The Bonneville Salt Flats is a salt deposit left by the receding of anicient Lake Bonneville. This deposit covers about 159 square miles extending some nine miles along U. S. Highways 40 and 50 and the Western Pacific Railroad. The salt is white, crystalline aggregate, porous, hard and rigid so that it supports loaded trucks. In 1912 this area tested as a race track and has since proved to be the greatest automobile speedway in the world. In 1931 Ab Jenkins of Salt Lake City broke all former world speed records. Here on September 15, 1938, John cobb established a record of 350.07 miles per hour. The next day Captian G. E. T. Eyston set a world's record of 357.50 miles per hour. Aug. 26, 1939, John Cobb again became the world's automobile speed king by driving his car 369.74 miles per hour.




Total: 49 Items