Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Agriculture and Industry Before the Co-op

Agricultural Economy Agriculture, including raising livestock, was the major force in the local economy, with Box Elder residents branching out into the nearby countryside. In the 1850s most planting and harvesting was...

Home Building 1850-1900

The period from 1880 to 1900 was a time of unprecedented home building in Brigham City. Although smaller homes were still being built, the prosperity of some leading residents brought a major shift in the style of...