History of dairies in Moab
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Dear Editor,

My name is Robert J. Dalley, curator of the West Jordan Historical Museum. After 25 years of research, documentation and collecting, I recently published three books on Utah dairies: The Illustrated Guide to Utah Dairy Tokens, The Illustrated Guide to Utah Milk Caps and The Illustrated Guide to Utah Milk Bottles.

There were three dairies in Moab that I know of, The Hoffman Dairy, The Riverside Dairy, The Spanish Valley Dairy run by Douglas Farnsworth and just recently the Davis Jersey Dairy managed by Kenneth Allred. I have stories on the Hoffman and the Riverside dairies. I am looking for milk caps and milk bottles from the Davis Jersey Dairy and the Spanish Valley Dairy. I am still trying find out if there were any more dairies located in Moab. I appreciate any help you can give me. Please contact me if you any information or are interested in the books.

Thanks,

–Robert Dalley, Curator

801-255-3116

1312 W. 8780 S.

West Jordan, UT 84088

bob@dalley.org


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