The Railroad Promotes Utah

Railroad Truss with a train crossing over canyon
In 1925, Union Pacific ads trumpeted, "America's Most Enchanting Vacation Land – Now Open. Here in Southern Utah are canyons preserving the flaming sunsets of a million years! Mountains of vermilion! Vast amphitheatres of filigreed stone stained with uncounted colors and studded with jeweled statues! Cathedrals, castles, pyramids, temples!"