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The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives or from the Utah Historical Society in a special series called A Look Back. Today's installment is a collection of images from around the turn of the 20th century showing the transition from horse-drawn carriages to trains as a means of mass transportation.

Every gallery of the series is available at http://www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Previous installments showed:

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

Utah Girl Scout's Cloud Camp Rim

Utah's WWII Candy Bomber

Salt Lake City's trolley system

Utah's small towns

Utahns in the military from the '40s and '50s

Salt Lake City's baseball park in the 1930s and 1940s

Salt Lake City's Memory Grove Park

Women's fashion from 1949-50

The centennial Days of '47 parade in downtown Salt Lake City from July 1947

Salt Lake City's Liberty Park from 1935 to 1951

Historical images of the 100-year-old Hotel Utah, currently The Joseph Smith Memorial Building

People and events in Salt Lake City from the 1930s, '40s and '50s

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