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A Brief History of Alta, Utah

Alta’s former existence was as a mining town. In the relatively quick boom the population exceeded 5000. In the early 1850′s Mormon settlers began mining granite lower in the canyon for …..»»Read more »»

From barracks to bedrooms: Alta lodge had a wartime start

Forty-five years ago, the biggest trucks of that postwar era strained and snorted as they slowly hauled their loads on multi wheeled lowboys up the steep Little Cottonwood highway from …..»»Read more »»
- Article by Jack Goodman