The Great Depression Years

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
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Title The Great Depression Years
Description Later we headed for Zion's Canyon where we paid no fees, drove up the dirt road to the head of the canyon, and stopped to walk among the towering beauty and awesome quiet* We saw the honey-candy beauty of the mountain through which the newly finished Mt. Cannel tunnel was carved* We stopped at the various windows to view the beauty of the canyon. Finally we came out once again into the brightness of the sunlight. We enjoyed another night in Orderville and next morning turned north. It wa3 then we saw the sign "CSMR BREAKS." V/e knew not when we would pass that way again, so the Ford turned up that road. We looked at the gas tank when we got to the beautiful colored area and decided we'd better move on. From the top of Cedar Canyon, the road looked steep, but I had faith in my husband, and when the car began to hug the embankment I did not worry as he began to sing. Always I had enjoyed his beautiful voice and today was no exception, except the way he drove. We followed close behind a truck loaded with logs and the car seemed to hurry faster and often gouged the dirt embankment. Still I did not worry nor did I under"-stand this type of driving. At the mouth of the canyon the truck turned off the road. Our Model "T" was traveling faster and faster. We did not stop, even at the Main Street. Instead we made a right turn, drove several blocks and the Ford climbed up over the cement curb and stopped. . . right in front of the big window of the Rexall Drug! A telephone brought mechanics to our rescue. The clutch was gone, the bands were stripped and the brakes burned out. We could get them relined for 37.00. That, plus a bit left for gas, would not take us home. We were financially broke. Our alternative was to drive to Milford. Here 49
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323863
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