What Did Salt Lake City, Utah Look Like in 1896?

Take a look for yourself. This photo shows the city of Salt Lake City, Utah, prominently featuring the temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, built just three years earlier in 1893.

Salt Lake City, Utah and Mormon Temple in 1896

Source: Library of Congress

Here’s the same image, but this time in color as a photochrom. Pretty cool!

Salt Lake City Mormon Temple in 1896

Source: Library of Congress