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Aug 29, 2017 - Starvation point state park

We put in alot of miles coming across Utah on I80. The salt flats outside of Salt Lake City were huge but not very pretty. We saw a horrific wreck right in front of us involving 2 tractor trailer trucks. One turned over and the other skidded off the road. We went on by since another van stopped and was calling 911. On to Starvation point, a cg outside of Duchesne. We got a great spot overlooking starvation lake. They called it this since the pioneers got to this area and were starved.

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Aug 14, 2008 - DUCHESNE

August 14, 2008 – Thursday: Another travel day. We left Ogden and after skirting SLC on the east, we picked up US 40 to Duchesne, UT (doo SHAYN). We drove through a gap in mountains that are at least three times as high as what we see in the Appalachians. The river flows through the valley between the mountains. At one point, the road split and it was on both sides of the river and the canyon because there was not enough space to put all 4 lanes on one side of it. The railroad hade tunnels, but they just blasted the mountain away to build...

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