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Lark Post Office

September 19, 1919

Lark Post Office

The Lark post office played a critical role during both World Wars, helping raise billions of dollars for the war efforts.

Haulage Trucks

January 1, 1911

Haulage Trucks

Haul trucks, which replaced animal-drawn carts and grew in number and capacity over the years.

Clark

January 1, 1933

Clark

The life story of the formidable Lamar Clark.

Copperton Railyard Historical Overview

January 1, 1946

Copperton Railyard Historical Overview

Copperton Railyard was the backbone of Kennecott's railway network for over 30 years.

Kennecott Smelter Stack

January 1, 1974

Kennecott Smelter Stack

The Kennecott Copper Corporation smokestack is the tallest freestanding structure in the western United States

Kennecott Neighborhood Theater

July 6, 1956

Kennecott Neighborhood Theater

The Kennecott Neighbourhood Theater has covered significant ground in its entertainment history.

Ophir, Tooele County, Utah

January 1, 1870

Ophir, Tooele County, Utah

The settlement of Ophir was founded in 1870 after lead and silver deposits were discovered on the west slope of the Oquirrh Mountains by soldiers from Camp Douglas

Hilda Grabner and the Evacuation of Lark, Utah

December 14, 1977

Hilda Grabner and the Evacuation of Lark, Utah

Learn more about the story of ex-teacher Hilda Grabner and her spirited fight for justice during the evacuation of Lark.

G Fullmer

July 21, 1931

G Fullmer

Lawrence Gene Fullmer was a man of two halves, starting life as a boxer before becoming a welder for the Kennecott Copper Corporation.

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