National Geographic : 1945 May
... All America is, today, par UTAH ticularly thankful that Utah was endowed with fertile soil - and abundant mineral depos its as well as sublime scenery. Its sheep, wool, sugar beets and other farm products... its copper, silver and rare miner als are contributing in large measure to the Allied cause. In 1869, the rails of the Union Pacific reached Utah and with the driving of the historic Golden Spike, America's first transcontinen tal railroad was completed; a triumph for the fundamental principle of individual enterprise and initiative. Since that memorable year, Union Pacific has THE PROGRESSIVE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD (Listen to "YOUR AMERICA" Mutual network-every Sunday after noon, 4 pm, E. W. '1T. transported Utah's products and people over the Strategic Middle Route, uniting Utah with the East and the Pacific Coast; has, in peace time, transported thousands of vacationists to Utah's colorful National Parks, Bryce Canyon and Zion. Utah calls the attention of the nation to its wealth of natural resources ... to its facilities and space for future industrial expansion. Utah is well prepared to play an important part in the peacetime development of Your America. NOTE: Write Union Pacific, Omaha, Neb., for information regardingindustrial or busi ness sites in Utah or other western states.