Construction of Tabernacle Roof - Salt Lake City, UT - Postcard, c. 1920s


(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original antique C. T. Co., Souvenir Novelty Co. postcard from the 1920s. It shows a view of the Tabernacle Roof under construction in Salt Lake City, UT. 

"THIS CONSTRUCTION commenced Sept. 1, 1865, finished 1867. The roof, the principle portion of the building, rests upon 44 sandstone piers, 3 feet thick, 20 feet high and 9 feet wide. On each side are 9 pillars from which a 48 foot arch is sprung. 13 arches spring at each end from piers standing on a circle. The arches are of a lattice truss construction, securely fastened where necessary with cowhide and wooden pegs."

The postcard is unused and is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.

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