Saturday, June 11, 2011

Ghost town, Terrace, Utah

"Terrace, Utah", © Family Search Research Wiki, (Article)

"Terrace [Utah] is a ghost town, close to the Park Valley area of west central Box Elder County and was established in 1869. The largest of the last few construction camps built by the Central Pacific Railroad, Terrace went from a tent city to a town that settled down to become permanent. The railroad sustained the city with many Chinese remaining after the completion of the railroad to become permanent settlers, while other Chinese returned to San Francisco or back to China. The Chinese lived on east ridge, in dugouts or shanties, a small 'China Town' in Northern Utah. ... " [More]

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