Department of Public Safety Thistle landslide photographs
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
This series documents the Thistle landslide, the effects of the landslide, and some of the repair and construction efforts following the slide. Most are aerial photographs. There are also a few aerial photographs of the Salt Lake valley area included.
Numerical by photograph number.
Photographs are assigned three-part numbers indicating the year, the day, and the individual photograph number.
Thistle flood photographs from the Lieutenant Governor, Series 20078, also contains photographs of this event.
This series was transferred to the Archives from the State Crime Lab in March 2002 by the original photographer, David Farr. He was employed as a forensic photographer for the Dept. of Public Safety/Crime Lab at the time of the slide and took the photographs for that Dept.
This series is available on microfilm.
Microfiche holdings require staff assistance due to fewer reference copies. Handle masters under supervision.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by Arlene Schmuland in April 2002.
Microfiche processed by Rebekkah Shaw under the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to the Utah State Archives and Records Services for the Utah Microfiche Backlog Project (Grant No.: NAR10-RB-50086-10). July 2010 - December 2011