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1909--Salt Lake City Murals--2009
100th Anniversary
Oregon Short Line Depot
by
John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker

Commissioned
September 15, 1909
1909--Salt Lake City Murals--2009
Oregon Short Line Depot
by
John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker
Completed
December 18, 1909



"Emigrants Entering Salt Lake Valley"
by



John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker
1909




"Driving The Golden Spike"
by



John McQuarrie
1909




Restoration
4 weeks
1979

Paintings Restored & Photos By:
Scott M. Haskins
Fine Art Conservation Laboratories
Santa Barbara, CA


Photos Taken
December
2009

# YEAR ITEM DESCRIPTION CITY STATE DATE SOURCE VIEW
11908Oregon Short Line DepotWork Begins on TerminalSalt Lake CityUTFeb 9RERClick
2 1909 Oregon Short Line Depot Opens To The Public-44th GAR Encamp Salt Lake City UT Aug  9 DN Click
3 1909 A. C. Wocker Decorating Receives Contract For Murals San Francisco CA Sept ?? DN Click
41909John McQuarrieDesigns Both MuralsSan FranciscoCASept-NovRERClick
5 1909 McQuarrie & Wocker Paint Emigrant Mural San Francisco CA Sept-Nov DN Click
61909John McQuarriePaints Last Spike MuralSan FranciscoCASept-NovDNClick
7 1909 McQuarrie & Wocker Emigrant Mural Installed Salt Lake City UT Nov 12 DN Click
81909McQuarrie & WockerSpike Mural InstalledSalt Lake CityUTDec 18DNClick
91909McQuarrie & WockerFinish JobSalt Lake CityUTDec 18DNClick
101909Completed MuralsStory With Photo In Deseret NewsSalt Lake CityUTDec 25DNClick
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111975UHS-National RegisterApplication for Historic RegisterWashingtonDCJune 2NPSClick
121975UHS-National RegisterApproved For Historic RegisterWashingtonDCJuly 9NPSClick
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Press Coverage 1909--Salt Lake City Murals--2009
Oregon Short Line Station
by
John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker
Press Coverage
# DATE NEWSPAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 July 31, 1909 Deseret News Short Line Passenger Depot To Be Formally Opened..  1 3-5 9" No Click
2 July 31, 1909 Deseret News Exterior & Interior of Harriman's New Passenger Station 1 3-5 24" 1 Click
3 Aug 9, 1909 Salt Lake Tribune New Union Station Is Open To Public 9 1-2 12" No Click
4 Sept 15, 1909 Desert News Gallery Of Art At Union Depot 2 3 10" No Click
5 Nov 13, 1909 Deseret News Mural Decoration In Union Station 5 3-5 24" 1 Click
6 Dec 18, 1909 Deseret News Great Paintings In Union Station 104 2 14" No Click
7 Dec 25, 1909 Deseret News Frescoes Completed At The Oregon Short Line Depot 19 3-5 24" 1 Click
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8 May 8, 1944 Ogden Standard Letter To Editor-RE-John McQuarrie & SLC Murals 6 6 10" No Click
9 Feb 21, 1960 Sunday Herald Murals Depict 2 Epic Events Of  Utah Past 9B 1-7 28" 1 Click
10 Feb 23, 1964 Post-Crescent Stamps-Issues Depict Railroad History 10 2-3 16" 1 Click
11 April 27, 1970 Daily Herald Brigham Young Wasn't At 'Spike' Rites 6 1-7 68" 3 Click
12 March 18, 1974 Salt Lake Tribune Historic Site-Depot Nominated 29 2-3 10" No Click
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Magazine
Coverage
1909--Salt Lake City Murals--2009
Oregon Short Line Depot
by
John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker
Magazine
Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Jan 25, 1907 Railroad Gazette ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? Click
2April 17, 1909Railway & Engineering ReviewUnion Passenger Station At Salt Lake342-3441-340"5Click
3Jan 29, 1909Railway & Engineering ReviewNew Union Passenger Station At SLC97-991-328"4Click
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Reference
Files
1909--Salt Lake City Murals--2009
Oregon Short Line Depot
by
John McQuarrie & August C. Wocker
Reference
Files
# DESCRIPTION DEPOSITORY LOCATION CONTACT PHONE VIEW
1 John McQuarrie File Lincoln Highway National Museum Washington, DC Director 202-536-5329 Click
2 SL Union Pacific Depot File Utah Historical Society Salt Lake City, UT Heidi Orchard 801-533-3535 Click
3 SL Mural Restoration File Fine Art Conservation Laboratories Santa Barbara, CA Scott M. Haskins 805 564 3438 Click
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4National Register ApplicationUtah Historical SocietySalt Lake City, UTHeidi Orchard801-533-3535Click
5American Building SurveyNational Park ServiceWashington, DCBurtch Beall, Jr??Click
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