Emery County (Utah); Castle Dale (Utah); Anderson Hotel
"A hotel was constructed on First East and Main Street by O.J. Anderson. Rooms were rented and meals were served, and salesmen would go out of their way to get a room there and enjoy the bounteous meals."
"Father took me to Milford, north of Lund, in a bug,^ and I proceeded on my way to Salt Lake City. 'This was the first time I had heen on a train, I had never been to Salt Lake City hcfore, nor stayed in a hotel or bought food in a restaurant. No...
Emery County (Utah); Castle Dale (Utah); Courthouse
"The new buidling was built under the Federal Emergency Administration Public Works Program, at a cost of $65,000. It was built in 1938-39. It was adequate with rooms to spare, for the needs of the County until the late '70's. Then with the coming...
1. There was not adequate funds and financing for such an extensive project. 2. There were many time-consunling law suits involvillg water rights. Moreover, "the general Land Office made an adverse report on the New Castle Reclamation Co. in the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Orpha, Marge and Iohn Ir. pose for john in front of Stirling Castle in Scotland in 1978.
Marge, John and Orpha on the docks at Liverpool, England visiting the site where many of their pioneer ancestors...
Emery County (Utah); Dinosaurs; Cleveland Lloyd Quarry; Allosaurus; Museum
22 foot Allosaurus Antodemus skeleton taken from the Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry. The quarry contains the densest concentration of Jurassic fossils ever found. How the dinosaurs ended up in the area is a mystery. It appears as though many...
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Emery County (Utah) Archives; Jewkes, A.G.; Actors; Drama; Shakespearean Plays; Salt Lake Theater
A photograph of A.G. Jewkes in character and costume for the Shakespearean play, Merchant of Venice, in which he played the part of Bassanio and as such, he signed this photograph--"Respectfully Bassanio, A.G.J." This play was presented by the Utah...
Emery County (Utah); Castle Dale; Historic Buildings; Castle Dale; Schools; Emery County Pioneer Museum; Castle Dale City Office
A recent picture of the historic old school. This building was the Castle Dale School from 1900 to 1924. It has been on the National Register of Historical Places since 1978. The lower floor is the Castle Dale City Offices. The upper floor houses...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Swasey Family
A slide presentation was put together by Emery County on the Swasey History on the San Rafael Swell. This is Slide #26, Quote from Castle Valley, A History of Emery County 1949, "Often when he could see a horse tiring under a less efficient rider,...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Swasey Family; Bennion, Israel
A slide presentation was put together by Emery County on the Swasey History on the San Rafael Swell. This is Slide #5. Photo of Joe Swasey. "Of all the residents in Castle Valley, the Swasey boys rated tops with my father." Israel Bennion