The dedication of the San Rafael Bridge, or Swinging Bridge, as it became known, was attended by a huge crowd including the governor of Utah. The headlines of the day read, "Mystery Lands Opened Up." The building of this bridge by the CCCs opened up the San Rafael Swell to tourists and campers as well as ranchers. Until this time, most of the Swell was known as "The Mystery Lands." It remains today as a beloved relic of the past. It can be used as a foot bridge. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the only suspension bridge left in Utah. The bridge in this photograph can be seen on the far right of this photo at the base of the mountain.
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