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Heber Creeper Railroad Line, Following course of Provo River, between Provo & H, Provo, Utah County, UT



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Location
between Provo & H, Provo vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-63
Building/structure dates: 1899 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Heber City vicinity, Wasatch County, UT.
Significance: The Heber Creeper Railroad was the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company's branch line from Provo to Heber City. Constructed in 1899, it stimulated the economy of Heber City and opened trade into the Uintah Basin.

Related Names
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Jelte, John, Photographer
Horne, Jonathon C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST ACROSS HIGHWAY 189 ABOUT ONE MILE NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, SHOWING GENERAL TERRAIN THROUGH WHICH THE RAILROAD PASSES
2. VIEW LOOKING EAST ACROSS A WIDE PART OF THE PROVO RIVER, SHOWING GENERAL TERRAIN THROUGH WHICH THE RAILROAD PASSES


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