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Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. This week's gallery features photos of the hotels and boarding houses that littered Utah and Salt Lake at a time in the state's history when it was a popular stop on the way both East and West.

Every gallery of the series is available at

Here are some of the previous installments: