National Geographic : 1923 Apr
THE LUCIN CUT-OFF ACROSS THE GREAT SALT LAKE He was a bold engineer who undertook to lay a railroad across Great Salt Lake. Urged on by animperious executive, theengineer attempted the seemingly impossible. Sink-holes developed and structures that were months in building disappeared beneath thewaves ofthesalt sea. But the faith of the executive never wavered. "We will pass !" was his motto, and to-day the thousands who ride over that cut-off give nothought tothe battle staged there between man and Nature (see text, page 355).