April 2016

Footage from the Audio-Visual Archive in Special Collections is featured prominently in KUED’s new special, “National Parks - Beyond the Crowds,”  which airs Tuesday April 26 at 7PM. This documentary, which explores some of Utah’s less visited National Parks and Monuments, places archive footage almost in...

[gallery type="slideshow" size="large" ids="1935,1936,1937,1938,1939,1942,1941,1961,1944"] The first transcontinental railroad was built by the Western Pacific, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad Companies and officially opened on May 10, 1869 with the driving of the last spike in a ceremony at Promontory Point, Utah. The Chinese were the first...