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    What the.....??

    Spent the night at this location. Pretty interesting part of Utah history.

    Anybody have a guess as to what this trench is, and where in Utah this is located?


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    If Scott P were around he would've already posted the location in addition to providing a brief history.
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    Here's another clue:


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    Some chimney out in BFE...
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    Hmmm....


    Perhaps south of Vernal?

    Other maybe around Milford area?


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    It's definitely south of Vernal. Milford is way too far west. Here's another clue:

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    They're building foundations built out of flat sandstone rocks and shale.
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    The Spirit railroad project through the northern Swell. Crazy that they spent so much time and money on a project that never materialized.



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    If you look at a Google map of the entire northern Swell, you can identify multiple railroad cuts and fills from this project that never got off the ground.

    Tragic waste, really.
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