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Heber Creeper Railroad Line, Section from Bridal Veil Falls to Vivian Park, Between Provo & Heber City, Provo, Utah County, UT



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Location
Between Provo & Heber City, Provo vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-63-A
Building/structure dates: 1899 initial construction
Significance: The Bridal Veil Falls to Vivian Park section of the Heber Creeper Railroad grade is a portion of the larger Bridal Veil to Deer Creek Dam segment of the grade that has been determined eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. This determination was made on the basis that the segment is a good example in good condition of an early standard gauge railroad line with integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association with the events and context of the time.

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


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING ACROSS VIVIAN PARK ENTRANCE ROAD, LOOKING WEST DOWN TRACK NOT SWITCH AND SIDE-TRACK TO LEFT
2. VIEW LOOKING TOWARD CROSSING OF THE SOUTH FORK OF THE PROVO RIVER, SHOWING TRACK AND SIDE TRACK WEST OF VIVIAN PARK
3. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST AROUND BEND JUST WEST OF THE BRIDGE OVER THE SOUTH FORK OF THE PROVO RIVER
4. VIEW SHOWING SECTION OF TRACK OVERGROWN BY WILLOWS ABOUT 1/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW OF LARGE ROCK ON TRACT ABOUT 1/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
6. VIEW OF BENT RAIL AND TRACK PARTIALLY COVERED BY ROCK SLIDE ABOUT 1/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
7. VIEW SHOWING OVERGROWN TRACKS ALONG PROVO RIVER ABOUT 1/2 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING WEST-SOUTHWEST
8. VIEW SHOWING ROCK SLIDE COVERING TRACK ABOUT 1/2 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
9. VIEW OF ROCK SLIDE AND STONE RETAINING WALL ALONG THE RAILROAD GRADE ABOUT 3/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF VIVIAN PARK, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
10. VIEW OF TRACK 3/4 MILE NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
11. VIEW OF TRACT ABOUT 3/4 MILE NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
12. VIEW SHOWING FALLEN TREES ACROSS TRACK ABOUT 1/2 MILE NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
13. VIEW OF TRACK ABOUT 1/4 MILE NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
14. VIEW OF TRACK JUST NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FaLLS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST. NOTE BEGINNING OF SIDE TRACK IN DISTANCE VIEW OF SWITCH FOR SIDE TRACK NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
15. VIEW OF SWITCH FOR SIDE TRACK NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
16. VIEW OF MAIN AND SIDE TRACKS NORTHEAST OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
17. VIEW OF MAIN AND SIDE TRACKS WITH DECK BETWEEN AT BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
18. VIEW SHOWING END OF TRACK AT BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
19. VIEW OF ABANDONED GRADE AT BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, LOOKING NORTHEAST


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