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Boom and Bust

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Boom and Bust
Description THIRD PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY BOO! AND BUST Lois S. Brown 95 West 2nd South Manti, Utah 84642 Manti's Main Street bustled every Saturday night during the winters of 1923 and 1924. Up to twenty teams of horses pulling bob-sleds loaded with aspen trees traveled along until one of them reached Dee Lowry's barber shop. When it stopped, other men in the line stopped to wait their turn. They had been at work in the canyon cutting trees all week, and some of them needed the attention of the barber. Others stopped just to visit the waiting men, and while horse-trading took place as each man tried to improve his team. The reason for all this activity on the quiet Main Street of Manti? It was the beginning of a new business venture. as apples, pears, and oranges, went to market in wooden - _ boxes, and in the mountains of Central Utah there was an Some were used for firewood, some for fencing, and in some localities they were used for coffin bedding. Made into lining of the coffin on which the corpse rested. But the These were depression times, and while many men had horses, wagons, and sleds for their small farms, many of those trees and men and teams could be at work more of the time, what a different place Manti-even Sanpete-could be!" and furnish a boost to the whole region. 26
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324398
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324398