SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 UTAH) - The old
The Nibley park golf course is
What a place --- two lakes were at the center of the fun and a contraption called a shoot the shoot that sent a boat sliding down a track and slam into the water.
For those wishing a bit less adventure, there were rowboats and a place to park them to take a stroll.
You can imagine what a peaceful place this was. The old cottonwoods still give you a chance to think about the past use of this land.
There was a complicated lock system that brought a person from one lake to another. And at night operas filled the lake air with song on a stage that floated over the lake.
Now a lake that runs along the first hole at the golf course.
A centerpiece was the great bridge done in elegant lattice work and adorned with flowers on each end.
Crowds got here by street car--- it was the end of the line and pretty much the outer limit of
And then it was the end of Wandemere park. By 1922, it was a golf course and a memory.
Yes, you can imagine it. The sounds of thousands of people crammed in here on a beautiful spring day here at Wandemere park.
After the park closed --- the Nibley family of railroad fame gave the land to the city to become the golf course.