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Audio Recording Echo Canyon

Echo Canyon

About this Item


  • Echo Canyon


  • Hilton, L. M. (singer)
  • Fife, Austin E. (recordist)

Created / Published

  • Library of Congress, 1952.


  • -  Railroad construction workers
  • -  Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • -  Mormons
  • -  Utah
  • -  Pioneers --United States


  • -  First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (bibliographic history)
  • -  Forms part of the Austin Fife and Alta Fife Collection. (source)
  • -  Recorded in 1946. (date)
  • -  Recorded in Ogden, Utah. (venue)
  • -  According to the collector, Austin Fife, this song was sung by workers on the Union Pacific Railroad, coming from the west, which was joined with the Central Pacific Railroad in Promontory Point, Utah, May 10, 1869, completing the American Transcontinental Railroad. (Content)


  • sound recording


  • 1 sound recording


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1948/028: AFS8711A1

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Hilton, L. M, and Austin E Fife. Echo Canyon. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio.

APA citation style:

Hilton, L. M. & Fife, A. E. (1952) Echo Canyon. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Hilton, L. M, and Austin E Fife. Echo Canyon. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.