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History of the Lucin Cut-Off

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Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents

Handwritten history, “The Lucin Cut-Off” by an unknown author, May 1905.

This ten page document relates how the Lucin Cut-Off was constructed and describes the

topography of this area in the Great Salt Lake.

Dates: 1905-05

Lucin Cut-off

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Identifier: MSS-427
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lucin Cut-Off Accident

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Identifier: MSS-218
Abstract

Newspaper articles and register of death about the train accident of February 19,

1904, killing sixteen Greek laborers as they were traveling to build the Lucin Cut-off on the

Great Salt Lake, Utah. This collection was donated by Stella Kapetan whose great-grandfather,

Leonidas Maltezos, was amongst the train accident victims. Donated to Special Collections,

Weber State University, 2003. Photocopies.

Dates: 1904-02-19

Miss Goldie Brown Correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-240
Scope and Contents

Postcards addressed to Miss Goldie Brown of Murray, Utah from Fred Schick.

Postcards are of the Western Pacific train crossing, Lucin Cut-Off, and a scenic sunset over the

Great Salt Lake. Postmarked November 17, 1908; October 10, 1910; July 19, 1911; and July 25,

1911.

Dates: 1908 - 1911

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