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The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. This installment shows photos of a car race that took place in Salt Lake City on June 29, 1907, called the Hill Climbing Automobile Contest.

Previous installments showed: Brighton in the 1930s and 1940s • Saltair • Utahns in the military from the '40s and '50s • Lake City's baseball park in the 1930s and 1940s • college life from the 1930s to 1960s • moments in Utah Jazz history • buildings in Salt Lake City • Chemical Warfare Depot during World War II • Utah Copper Mine in the 1930s and 1940s • Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and 1940s • Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks • Lake City's Memory Grove Park • Air Force Base in the 1940s and 1950s •'s fashion from 1949-50 • Lake City in the 1900s • Lake City and other Utah cities in the 1800s • from court actions against polygamous men in the 1940s • centennial Days of '47 parade in downtown Salt Lake City from July 1947 • town of Mercur, Utah • history • aircraft from around Utah • images of Eureka, Utah, in the early 1900s • Lake City's Liberty Park from 1935 to 1951 • images of the 100-year-old Hotel Utah, which is now The Joseph Smith Memorial Building • and events in Salt Lake City from the 1930s, '40s and '50s • images of Sugar House • images of Salt Lake City in the 1960s • gallery of the series is available at