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The State Street Issue 

How old Hwy. 89 has survived, thrived and stayed alive.

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Everywhere a Sign
Just like the age of a tree can be traced by its growth rings, so can the history of a stretch of land like this one via its signs—current or abandoned, vibrant or ghostly, wooden or equipped with that nifty invention by French engineer Georges Claude, neon. War-torn or shiny and new, signs abound—from Eagle Gate near the Capitol to Draper's glorious In-N-Out yellow arrow (hey, you can take the boy outta California ... )—each telling a story, holding special memories; a first date perhaps, and bearing silent witness to Salt Lake City's expansion, as well as lending a pop of color to its personality. Quick, can you guess where all of these are located?

—Enrique Limón

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