Provo's Public Transportation in the 1900s Allowed for Cheap Travel
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Looking Back: Public Train

Black-and-white photo of the “Orem Electric Inter-Urban.”
Photo courtesy of L. Tom Perry Special Collections, UAP2 F126

From 1914 to 1946, the “Orem Electric Inter-Urban” made travel between Provo and downtown Salt Lake City convenient and cheap (3 cents per mile, with discounts for students and commuters).