These images of the explorers of the American West are part of a much larger photo collection put together by the Mail of the first ever taken of this newly discovered territory. Timothy O’Sullivan worked alongside government teams as they explored Arizona, Nevada, Utah and the rest of the west as they sought to assess the land’s natural resources. He had earlier covered the U.S. Civil War and was one of the most famous photographers of the 19th century.
Salt Lake City’s brand new museum The Leonardo melds science, art and technology into an interactive experience. This local TV spot from just before last week’s opening shows a little of what to expect if you visit.