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Samuel Hawley is a writer of narrative nonfiction and fiction. His books are highly eclectic. He has written about 16th-century East Asian history, 19th-century Korean-American relations, Olympic sprinting and land speed racing and a circus elephant named Topsy who was electrocuted in 1903. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

ATHOL GRAHAM / CITY OF SALT LAKE: PHOTOS (PART 1)




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Athol Graham building the City of Salt Lake (courtesy June Rock)


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Athol (in white overalls) with Zeldine and others on the salt, 1959, the City of Salt Lake unpainted and unadorned except for "Canyon Motor Co.," Athol's garage (courtesy June Rock)


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City of Salt Lake being overhauled in preparation for a return to the salt in 1960 (courtesy June Rock)


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Another view of City being overhauled, 1959-60 (courtesy June Rock)


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The official Bonneville pass Otto Anzjon was carrying the day Athol died (courtesy June Rock, Otto's sister)


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Athol Graham and his wife Zeldine, Bonneville, 1960 (courtesy Butch Graham)


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City of Salt Lake on its trailer at Bonneville, August 1, 1960 (courtesy June Rock)


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The City of Salt Lake pits on the salt, August 1, 1960 (courtesy June Rock)


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Athol Graham (center); Otto Anzjon leans down on right (courtesy June Rock)


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Otto Anzjon weeps over the wreckage of the City of Salt Lake, August 1, 1960 (courtesy June Rock)

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