excerpt – Red Stockings and Out-of-Towners » Salt Lake City’s 4,000-seat bicycle-racing track (“the saucer”) served both cycling and boxing from 1899 to 1916. Located near the city center at 900 South Main Street, it was accessible by city trolley. The wooden, banked track measured eight laps to the mile; it was designed by Truman O. Angell Jr., whose father designed the Salt Lake Temple. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

Salt Lake City's 4,000-seat bicycle-racing track ("the saucer") served both cycling and boxing from 1899 to 1916. Located near the city center at 900 South Main Street, it was accessible by city trolley. The wooden, banked track measured eight laps to the mile; it was designed by Truman O. Angell Jr., whose father designed the Salt Lake Temple. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society


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