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    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Distant View

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Cold War; Morrison Knudsen
    • In 1948 the Federal Government sent some military officials to the San Rafael Swell to build a series of tunnels over a 300 acre area. Morrison Knudsen Corporation (MK) won the construction contract to blast the tunnels in the solid rock. It was a...
    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Main Tunnel

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Buckhorn Draw; Cold War; Morrison Knudsen
    • Close up of mk16 photograph of the largest tunnel. Morrison Knudsen Tunnel project was part of the Cold War security efforts. In 1948 the Federal Government sent some military officials to the San Rafael Swell to build a series of tunnels over a...
    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Magazine Tunnel

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Magazine Storage; Cold War
    • This dugout is the magazine tunnel--storage area for the TNT or other explosives used in the experiment, located in Buckhorn Draw. In 1948 the Federal Government sent some military officials to the San Rafael Swell to build a series of tunnels over...
    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Blast

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Blasting; Cold War; Morrison Knudsen
    • The controlled explosions, which were set off on top, were advertised in the newspapers as to the date and time. Many residents of Emery Country drove out to the area and witnessed the TNT explosions. These photographs were taken by individuals who...
    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Explosions on Top

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Cold War; Morrison Knudsen; Explosions
    • The largest explosions, which were set off on top to test the strength of the sandstone tunnels, were advertised in the newspapers as to the date and time. Many residents of Emery Country drove out to the area and witnessed the TNT explosions....
    • San Rafael Swell -- MK Tunnels -- Explosions on Top

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; MK Tunnels; Cold War; Morrison Knudsen; Explosions
    • The controlled explosions, which were set off on top. were advertised in the newspapers as to the date and time. Many residents of Emery Country drove out to the area and witnessed the TNT blasting. These photographs were taken by individuals who...
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    • Sept 5 , 1 9 4 0 ...Mr. and M r s . Lamont E. Tueller, Mrs. Cora Pace, Mrs. Elbert, M r s . Lillian Corry, Frank Jackson, Tom Mosdell, and William Flannigan met again with the Council to protest against holding softball games at night on the...
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    • City Manager Anderson reported on the properties that may be available for an additional 9 holes for the Golf Course. Nov. 17, 1 9 6 6 . . . A letter was read from Governor Rampton about home fallout protection. Survey will be conducted to...
    • Page 481

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    • was hoisted on the evening of the third of July, 1852. It was also during the year of 1852 that the mining industry in Iron County began. W might mention that, e about this time, the first gold discovered in the County was found at Parowan, in the...
    • Page 48

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    • th~s volunteer school was superseded by regularly scheduled classes." Smith wrote: "March 19, 1851: The wind blew very hard from the south leaving no tents standing in camp. March 20: Went with Frost and Bringhurst to visit the coal vein [Cedar...
    • Page 90

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    • Pugmire told Henry that he believed that Brother Bosnell was guilty of the things his daughter accused him of, and he had found evidence to prove it. They agreed to make further inquiry Jesse Lewis and Betsy Pugmire were manied by Henry Lunt on...
    • Page 102

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    • that Harrison can get any of the men to work under him. He has almost entirely lost the confidence of the Saints. Sunday, September 12: Gave counsel to the brethren that the Iron Works had better stand still for a day or two until something would...
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    • iron to almost any amount could soon be manufactured. The machinery is of the best kind and works well and would do for a much larger fbmace than what is up. In haste, I am yours, Henry Lunt. The settlers harvested many loads of grass hay from the...
    • Page 126

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    • 'dog iron' [hand iron] which caused our hearts to rejoice very much to see the first casting of iron made in the mountains. We gave three cheers and cried Hosannah to God and the Lamb forever and ever, and three cheers for Iron County. Attended...
    • Page 145

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    • Works and explained things to them as well as I could. Walker seemed very much pleased and interested with the Works Henry wrote a letter to George A. Smith on February 1I, 1853, telling of the conditions in Cedar City and describing the events...
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    • Legion. The escort arrived at Governor Young's at 9:00 a.m. and everyone saluted him at the west door of his mansion as he appeared on the steps.' The residents of Cedar City held their own celebration and Henry wrote the following about the...

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