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Dinosaur National Monument photo gallery

deseretnews.com

Dinosaur National Monument is nearing the end of its 100th year. As a tribute to a monument that was millions of years in the making, we’ve compiled a list of some favorite photos from old Deseret News newspapers.

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Throwback Thurdsay December 4, 2014

We’re taking you back with today’s #throwbackthursday 1987 photo featuring the Utah Geological Survey (formerly called Utah Geological and Mineral Survey) Board field trip in Price, UT. Have a great afternoon! #tbt #geology

tbt Board Price Field Trip

Throwback Thursday October 2, 2014: Mount St. Helens 2004-08 Eruption

For this #tbt we’re looking at Mount St. Helens and the beginning of its 2004 eruption. While it wasn’t to the magnitude of its notable 1980 eruption, the 2004-08 eruption resulted in a remarkably rapid, though nearly steady, rate of dome growth. Check out the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)‘s youtube video for a time lapse of the dome on Mount St. Helens! #throwbackthursday

Check out the video HERE

Throwback Thursday September 25, 2014: Devil’s Slide

How many are familiar with Devil’s Slide in Weber Canyon, near Morgan, UT? Do you think you’d ever slide down like you were in a playground? For this#tbt, we’re giving you an article that talks of a time when people DID!#throwbackthursday

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Devil’s Slide is a bizarre, giant-size limestone chute, located on the south side of Interstate 84 in Weber Canyon, near Croydon, and about eight miles east of Morgan.

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Throwback Thursday July 24, 2014

Happy Pioneer Day, geo friends! Start the day off with this great album of photos from the Library of Congress to complete your geology‪#‎throwbackthursday‬ ‪#‎tbt‬

View the album HERE

Throwback Thursday June 12, 2014: Big Cottonwood Canyon 1869

We’ve got a really great #throwbackthursday for you today— The Geologic Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel. The image by Timothy H. O’Sullivan displays Big Cottonwood Canyon in 1869. #tbt

See the photo information HERE

Throwback Thursday May 22, 2014

We’ve got some great #tbt photos from the Library of Congress this week. From their vast collection of historic Utah photos, we’ve picked out a couple that really take you back.


Utah Copper: Bingham Mine. Brakeman of an ore train at the open-pit mining operations of Utah Copper Company, at Bingham Canyon, Utah
See original link HERE


Tunnel #3, Weber Canyon, Utah
See original link HERE

Throwback Thursday May 8, 2014: Woodside, Utah

After perusing through some of our old pictures, this gem showed up for today’s #throwbackthursday geology/history lesson. This old postcard shows off the geyser in Woodside, UT which is now merely a railroad ghost town (and a llama) along Highway 6 about 25 miles north of Green River. Like Crystal Geyser, the geyser in Woodside is also carbon dioxide driven and erupts from an old well. #tbt

Perhaps some of you remember KSL’s article of the town’s sale. Read the article HERE.

Throwback Thursday, May 1, 2014: 1826 World Atlas

We’re getting on the Throwback Thursday bandwagon this week. Here is a part of an 1826 world atlas that shows geography and period events, and was recently donated to the Utah DNR Library. Talk about #tbt!

The map is titled “Morse’s New Universal Atlas of the World on an Improved Plan of Alphabetical Indexes, Designed for Academies and Higher Schools” by Sidney E. Morse.