Predawn Clouds

A cloudy, wet dawn was almost ready to break at the time of this February view.  The train is near Temple Square, just a few blocks away from what was then the downtown end of the line.  A portion of the snow-covered Wasatch Range is in the distance.

For a city of modest population, and some difficult nearby geography, Salt Lake has a rich history of interurban electric railroads that headed north, west and south.  That era is long gone.

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