Historic photos of saloons and breweries around Utah in the Wild West days

UTAH in the WILD WEST DAYS

Some great Utah Saloon and Bar scene photographs from the Utah Historical Society. Post inspired by Tom Doligale.

The Combination 

Ole Elliott’s, The Combination Saloon in Utah, late 1800s. Corrine, Utah. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society (Tom Doligale posted this picture on my PRG facebook page inspiring a little research and more pictures)

The Combination, a billiards hall and saloon in Corrine, Utah around 1900. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Main Street in Bingham, Utah

Main Street lined with bars in Bingham, Utah around 1900. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Staged Gambling

A staged gambling hall and saloon scene in the late 1800s. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Salt Palace Bar

Salt Palace Bar with John F. Heath. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Sam DeAngelas Saloon

Typical bar scene in early days of Park City at Sam DeAngelas Saloon. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

U.P. Saloon

The U.P. Saloon in Murray, Utah 1906. Salt Lake Tribune archives

Alta Bar

Stage bound for Salt Lake outside the Alta Bar in Alta, Utah, 1904. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Forbes and Melich Saloon

Forbes and Melich (Serbians) Saloon in Bingham, Utah around 1900. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

White Elephant Saloon

Men gambling at the Faro table at the White Elephant Saloon in Bingham, Utah, 1906. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

The California Bar and Italian Boarding House

The California Bar and Italian boarding house in Bingham, Utah around 1900. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

The Balkan Bar and Restaurant

The Balkan Bar and Restaurant in Bingham, Utah around 1900. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Stewart and Osborne Saloon

Stewart and Osborne Saloon at 13 E. 200 South in Salt Lake City, 1909. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Soldier Summit Saloon

Soldier Summit Saloon, late 1800s. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Harry Longbaugh (The Sundance Kid) and Butch Cassidy.

This is the saloon that was the hangout of The Wild Bunch in 1889. The man standing beside the tree is Harry Longbaugh (The Sundance Kid) and the man sitting on the chair beside him is Butch Cassidy. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Huntington Saloon

Huntington Saloon, Huntington, Utah. The lines in the photo are from cracks in the original glass negative. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Horseshoe Liquor Company

Horseshoe Liquor Company wagon in front of the Good Luck Bar in Salt Lake, 1917. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Jacob Alt’s Saloon

Jacob Alt’s Saloon on 109 S. Main St. in Salt Lake City, 1898. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Salt Lake Brewing Company

Salt Lake Brewing Company auto truck in 1912. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Fisher Brewery

Bottling machine at Fisher Brewery in 1914. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Wagener Truck

Wagener Truck with barrels outside the brewery in 1914. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Wagener Trucks

Wagener Brewing Company with decorated trucks in 1913. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Lagoon Resort

Interior shot of the bar at Lagoon Resort. Undated. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

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About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V, President, Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors, is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. Ferdinand is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps.
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