Tintic Historical Society

Tintic Historical Society The Tintic Historical Society is ran by a group of volunteers with a mission to preserve the history of the Tintic Mining District.
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Chief Consolidated swimming pool and Eagle Blue Bell bathhouse. (1st photo.) Next photo of Eureka, Ut. Lower left Chief ...
05/26/2020

Chief Consolidated swimming pool and Eagle Blue Bell bathhouse. (1st photo.) Next photo of Eureka, Ut. Lower left Chief Con's Swimming pool. Fitch homes at bottom of photo, showing in middle and on right, the covered walkway from the Cook's Kitchen to the Fitch Homes. In the early days the Fitch Families didn't cook, but had a cook bring them their meals.
On the north mountain in Eureka, sat the Tintic Public School.
Recognize anything?πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

The Tintic Bunch at the California Training Camp; Eureka Reporter, March 1st 1918. Top row, Carl Fields next to Roscoe H...
05/24/2020

The Tintic Bunch at the California Training Camp; Eureka Reporter, March 1st 1918. Top row, Carl Fields next to Roscoe Harper. Bottom row, Mike Sullivan, Bert Fields, Allen Ivey and Emmet Coleman.πŸ‘

Remember Memorial Day and Those who have Fought for our Freedom. (Sunset at Eureka Cemetery)πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ¦…πŸ₯°πŸ’—πŸ‘
05/23/2020

Remember Memorial Day and Those who have Fought for our Freedom. (Sunset at Eureka Cemetery)πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ¦…πŸ₯°πŸ’—πŸ‘

Memorial Day Weekend Blessings;πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ₯€πŸ’—β˜ΊοΈπŸ¦…πŸ‘
05/23/2020

Memorial Day Weekend Blessings;πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ₯€πŸ’—β˜ΊοΈπŸ¦…πŸ‘

Happy #MemorialDayWeekend!  πŸ‘πŸŒ¨πŸ§€πŸ’β€β™€οΈπŸ₯€πŸ’—πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈWe got #Snow last night, but it's not surprising since it's Memorial Day Weekend ...
05/23/2020

Happy #MemorialDayWeekend! πŸ‘πŸŒ¨πŸ§€πŸ’β€β™€οΈπŸ₯€πŸ’—πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
We got #Snow last night, but it's not surprising since it's Memorial Day Weekend & this is our Spring Weather for the Tintic Mountains!πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ (And hoping my tomato & pepper plants make it.)πŸ€žβ˜ΊοΈπŸ’—πŸ‘

Memorial Day...We Will Never Forget!πŸ‘πŸ₯€God Bless America!πŸŒ·πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
05/22/2020

Memorial Day...
We Will Never Forget!πŸ‘πŸ₯€
God Bless America!πŸŒ·πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Happy Memorial Weekend to All! The Rowley's & Memories of Silver City;From "More Precious Than Gold" by Marian Larsen Se...
05/22/2020

Happy Memorial Weekend to All!
The Rowley's & Memories of Silver City;
From "More Precious Than Gold" by Marian Larsen Seamons.🌷πŸ₯° And Be Safe out there!πŸ‘

Joe Wahlberg's Mother , Magdelin Henderickson.
05/20/2020

Joe Wahlberg's Mother , Magdelin Henderickson.

First Map is of the Mines in the Tintic Mining District. 2 and 3 ... Mine Maps of the Silver City, Ut. Area.πŸ‘  A special...
05/20/2020

First Map is of the Mines in the Tintic Mining District. 2 and 3 ... Mine Maps of the Silver City, Ut. Area.πŸ‘ A special Thanks to Mike Fernandaz for sharing them;πŸ˜‰πŸ‘·β€β™‚οΈβ›

Happy Hump Day Friends!  It is still very Windy & Cold in the Tintic Mining DistrictπŸ‘πŸŒ¦ We are suppose to be getting rain...
05/20/2020

Happy Hump Day Friends! It is still very Windy & Cold in the Tintic Mining DistrictπŸ‘πŸŒ¦ We are suppose to be getting rain this afternoon here. I scared off a few Doe while walking around this morning. I ruined their morning breakfast! πŸ˜„ (I actually walked up the hill from my house, without too much pain today.) How's the Weather where You Are?πŸ˜‰

An old photo of the Old City Hall and the Carnegie Library, Eureka, Ut. Early 1900's.πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ
05/20/2020

An old photo of the Old City Hall and the Carnegie Library, Eureka, Ut. Early 1900's.πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ

Marian Larsen Seamons & Sharon Seamons holding the Map they had made of the Eureka Hill Railroad. Pretty Amazing!πŸ‘
05/18/2020

Marian Larsen Seamons & Sharon Seamons holding the Map they had made of the Eureka Hill Railroad. Pretty Amazing!πŸ‘

The Tintic Mining Museum & Old City Hall,  Main St. Eureka, Ut. ( Photo taken a few years ago.)
05/18/2020

The Tintic Mining Museum & Old City Hall, Main St. Eureka, Ut. ( Photo taken a few years ago.)

Taking the New East Tintic Railway into Robinson & Mammoth Mine, Mammoth, Ut.πŸ§πŸ‘ (Or was it West)?
05/18/2020

Taking the New East Tintic Railway into Robinson & Mammoth Mine, Mammoth, Ut.πŸ§πŸ‘ (Or was it West)?

Happy Monday Everyone!πŸ’β€β™€οΈ  It was a really Windy Weekend, and I guess will be getting some cooler Spring Weather this W...
05/18/2020

Happy Monday Everyone!πŸ’β€β™€οΈ It was a really Windy Weekend, and I guess will be getting some cooler Spring Weather this Week. ( I did plant some Tomatoe plants, & peppersπŸŒ±πŸ‘) Happy Week! πŸ˜ƒ From the Tintic Mining District!😊🧐

In one of the binders of photographs that we have been digitizing was this interesting artifact, a dedication program fr...
05/17/2020

In one of the binders of photographs that we have been digitizing was this interesting artifact, a dedication program from Eureka's Carnegie Library on October 13 1909. The Carnegie Library still stands next to the Tintic Historical Society Museum, and the portrait of Andrew Carnegie that once hung in the library is now on display in the upstairs of the City Hall portion of the museum.

The National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form for the Tintic Historic District, written by Philip F. Notarianni says this about the library:
"Earlier in1909, a public library had been erected in Eureka, west of City Hall. Funds for the structure were secured from the steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie, who through the Carnegie Institute, made construction of numerous libraries possible. The Carnegie Library Committee consisted of James D.Stack, A.L. Mitchell, P.J. Fennell, W.F. Shriver, M.D. Howlett, Gus J. Henriod, Edward Pike, C. E. Zabriske, and Capt. Hugo Deprezin, who had labored in purchasing the land from Hugh Hefferman (for $1,200) and in securing plans from architects Watkins and Birch. The structure cost $16,000 and indeed became a source of civic pride. As an example, the Crescent Theater, who in 1910 had opened moving pictures in the Shea Building after the transfer of Heffernan-Thompson Co. to the Elks Building, donated the receipts from their first performance to the Library board,for purchase of books. And in a special meeting held on the placing of concrete sidewalks on Main Street, near unanimous support was given, except for a protest from Anna Marks.
"The Carnegie Public Library...[was] designed by Richard C. Watkins, prominent Utah architect. Watkins, born in England, came to the U.S. in 1869 and worked as a foreman for Richard Kletting, perhaps Utah's best-known architect. In 1892 he started his own practice and in 1911 became the architect for state schools."

For further reading, see the following links:
https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/1e8d44b0-f62d-4f63-aebb-602984398a34
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnegie_library

For more information about our digitization project or the use of the materials from the Tintic Historical Society archives, please contact us at tintichistoricalrecords @ gmail . com, or through our website at tintichistoricalsociety.org.
You can support the society and museum by donating here: https://tintichistoricalsociety.org/donate.html

Last night some of the Tintic Historical Society members met at the Old City Hall to do some deep cleaning and arranging...
05/15/2020

Last night some of the Tintic Historical Society members met at the Old City Hall to do some deep cleaning and arranging inside the old City Hall.πŸ‘ With the focus of the old Courtroom. πŸ€“πŸ’β€β™€οΈπŸ§ΉπŸ“¦ Now, you can see more of the Mining, and Black-smithing, harnessing displays!πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘
Thanks to all the Members that helped!πŸ˜˜πŸ‘

Hard working men and taking a good rest. After moving the Union Pacific Depot to it's final resting place, Main Street, ...
05/14/2020

Hard working men and taking a good rest. After moving the Union Pacific Depot to it's final resting place, Main Street, Eureka, Ut. 1976. June McNulty, 2nd to right. Recognize anyone else? Please name.πŸ‘πŸ‘·β€β™‚οΈπŸ€“

Sadly, paper degrades over time, and this incredible photograph taken in Mammoth at the Mammoth Mine on the New East Tin...
05/14/2020

Sadly, paper degrades over time, and this incredible photograph taken in Mammoth at the Mammoth Mine on the New East Tintic Railway was in poor shape when it was scanned a few days ago. While most photos are left as is when digitized, this one was almost begging to be restored. Here is a before and after comparison.

The picture depicts men unloading the parts for a headframe from a flat car. The wagon in the foreground has the sheaves, and the flat car has the timbers.

Scanned at 1200 dpi JPEG with an Epson Perfection V700 scanner
Digitally restored using Adobe Photoshop CC2020

For information about our archives or use of the photographs from the Tintic Historical Society archival collections, please contact us at tintichistoricalrecords @ gmail . com.

You can support our digitization program through our website here: https://tintichistoricalsociety.org/donate.html

In 1976, The Union Pacific Depot was donated to the Tintic Historical Society and moved to Eureka, Ut from the Dragon Mi...
05/12/2020

In 1976, The Union Pacific Depot was donated to the Tintic Historical Society and moved to Eureka, Ut from the Dragon Mine. The building would soon become the Tintic Mining Museum, Eureka, Utah. (Notice the Bullion Beck Headframe just to the right, while the Diesel pulls the Depot to it's destination.)

Happy Tuesday! πŸ˜…πŸ‘ I thought some of you might enjoy this:
05/12/2020

Happy Tuesday! πŸ˜…πŸ‘ I thought some of you might enjoy this:

Put this up in your house just to remind everyone ELSE what growing old is like...

The current cover photo coincides with the batch of photos that our vice president, Josh Bernhard, is currently digitizi...
05/12/2020

The current cover photo coincides with the batch of photos that our vice president, Josh Bernhard, is currently digitizing. The Union Pacific depot that currently houses the society's collections was moved twice, and possibly three times! It replaced the original Oregon Short Line & Utah Northern depot sometime in the 1930s, which may have been its first move as there is some evidence that it was originally constructed at another location and moved to Eureka. When Union Pacific closed its Eureka agency, the depot was purchased by a mining company and moved to the Dragon Mine. In 1976 the Dragon Mine donated the depot to the Tintic Historcal Society, and it was moved back to Eureka, this time to a new spot northeast of its original location.

Collection: Tintic Historical Society Activity Photographs, Binder 1
Format: Kodak 35mm Safety Film color negatives
Scanned at 2400 ppi on an Epson Perfection V700
Edited with Adobe Photoshop CC2020 to correct color

On Main Street, Eureka, Ut. In 1976 the old UP Depot was moved to this location and used for the Tintic Mining Museum.
05/11/2020

On Main Street, Eureka, Ut. In 1976 the old UP Depot was moved to this location and used for the Tintic Mining Museum.

Up at the Grand Central Mine, night shift, Robinson, Ut.πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ
05/11/2020

Up at the Grand Central Mine, night shift, Robinson, Ut.πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

Would this be the "Golden Rule Store" under the Miner's Union Hall, Eureka, Ut. ?
05/11/2020

Would this be the "Golden Rule Store" under the Miner's Union Hall, Eureka, Ut. ?

Sunday Blessings;South Swansea & the Swansea MIne Silver City, Ut.(owned by Jesse Knight)πŸ‘πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ
05/10/2020

Sunday Blessings;
South Swansea & the Swansea MIne Silver City, Ut.
(owned by Jesse Knight)πŸ‘πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ

Happy Mother's Day! πŸ’ŒMay you have a Wonderful Day!πŸ₯°πŸ’‹(1- Ladies riding club, Eureka.  2- A family from the Tintic Mining ...
05/10/2020

Happy Mother's Day! πŸ’Œ
May you have a Wonderful Day!πŸ₯°πŸ’‹
(1- Ladies riding club, Eureka. 2- A family from the Tintic Mining District.πŸ‘ Would anyone recognize them? πŸ€“ 3- A Sister & brother posing in front of a backdrop. πŸ‘§πŸ§’ Last, 4- Early photo of a Lady wearing the Latest Style, Eureka, Ut.)

Memories of Mammoth, Long, Long ago...From "More Precious Than Gold" by Marian Larsen Seamons;πŸ₯°πŸ‘
05/09/2020

Memories of Mammoth, Long, Long ago...
From "More Precious Than Gold" by Marian Larsen Seamons;πŸ₯°πŸ‘

LOL... If my Kids could see this Now!πŸ‘πŸ˜†(Little Justin in front, wearing the old cloth diapers. Left, my middle daughter,...
05/09/2020

LOL... If my Kids could see this Now!πŸ‘πŸ˜†
(Little Justin in front, wearing the old cloth diapers. Left, my middle daughter, Laura wearing her homemade paper-bag mask... My oldest daughter, behind Justin. This was at our first home in Kaysville, after the move from California.πŸ‘πŸ₯°)
How many of you, "Remember" using the cloth diapers on your kids, etc?

Mother's Day is this Weekend! πŸ₯° Don't forget about the loving care and hard work our Mother's have done for Us!(This pho...
05/09/2020

Mother's Day is this Weekend! πŸ₯° Don't forget about the loving care and hard work our Mother's have done for Us!
(This photo is of my oldest sis, Sharon & Me standing at the headstone for our Mother, Pearl. Around 1998-99, Eureka, Cemetery)πŸ‘πŸ’β€β™€οΈ

05/09/2020
CDC

Something you might want to know;πŸ‘

COVID-19 can spread quickly at community gatherings, including a family funeral and a birthday party. In this short video, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Isaac Ghinai explains how two gatherings in Chicago led to a cluster of cases and 3 deaths. https://bit.ly/MMWR_COVID19Families

An ongoing project is the digitization of our photo collections! Many years ago, a portion of the archives was scanned, ...
05/08/2020

An ongoing project is the digitization of our photo collections! Many years ago, a portion of the archives was scanned, but since then we have received many additional wonderful donations, and technology has advanced to the point that the old scans are now very low resolution and no longer adequate. This afternoon after the Historical Society board meeting, one of our members began scanning original negatives such as these two! The low-resolution scans of the prints have been posted twice before on this page, but those copies were not as high quality as these.

Here we see Tom and Rosie Maxwell posing proudly with a brand-new automobile. While they unfortunately did not write down any information about the occasion, we may surmise that they were recording their recent purchase of the car.

Can anybody provide any information about the Maxwells, the automobile, or perhaps the location? As we digitize these priceless photographs, we also need to preserve the context so any stories behind these pictures will be invaluable.

Photographs are 2.5x4.25-inch negatives
Scanned at 1200 dpi on an Epson V700 Photo to jpg
Edited in Adobe Photoshop CC2020 to correct shrinkage and warping due to age

Please support this project! Monetary donations can be made online through our website or by check to the address listed here: https://tintichistoricalsociety.org/donate.html

Students at the Eureka Public School. 1950's?πŸ‘
05/07/2020

Students at the Eureka Public School. 1950's?πŸ‘

Eureka City, Utah on Main Street, Hwy. 6 . Looking East to West. 1958. On the Left going right, The Old Eureka Post Offi...
05/07/2020

Eureka City, Utah on Main Street, Hwy. 6 . Looking East to West. 1958. On the Left going right, The Old Eureka Post Office, Gigg's Cafe? Next is the Company Store. Second on right the Miner's Union Hall. What do you see?

James Morgan Livery Service, Eureka, Ut.πŸ΄πŸ€“
05/06/2020

James Morgan Livery Service, Eureka, Ut.πŸ΄πŸ€“

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241 W. Main St. / PO Box 325
Eureka, UT
84628

General information

2020 Board of Directors: President: Matt Paulson (one year term) β€’ Vice-President: Joshua Bernhard (one year term) β€’ Secretary: Kathleen Fulton (one year term) β€’ Treasurer: Warren Holman (one year term) β€’ Director 1: Russell Hartill (two year term) β€’ Director 2: Ferrell Thomas (three year term, outgoing president) β€’ Director 3: Nick Castleton (three year term) β€’ Director 4: Glen Wahlburg (three year term, one year up) β€’ Director 5: Leah Towers (three year term, one year up) Grant Committee: β€’ Josh Bernhard and Russell Hartill

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Our mission: To preserve and protect the Tintic Historical Mining District to the best of our ability and to restore as much as possible the physical attributes of our area within our means. If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please go to our website: https://www.tintichistoricalsociety.org

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