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Front facade of Rio Grande Depot, color photo

Rio Grande Depot

Our location:

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Directions  (Clicking here will take you to Google Maps)

Hours of Operation:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Research Center
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Contact Us:
801-245-7225 – general number
801-245-7227 – research center
801-355-0587 – FAX administration, preservation, archaeology, and SHPO, Historical Society
801-364-0642 – FAX research center

Staff Directory

Name Position Title Phone Number
Brad Westwood Director, SHPO, Publisher/Editor UHQ  801-367-6324
 Kevin Fayles Assistant Director
Media Inquiries
Information Services
Alycia Aldrich Program Specialist
Board of State History
Amy Barry Web Manager
Cemetery Program
State Historic Preservation Office
Brad Westwood State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)  801-367-6324
Christopher Merritt Deputy SHPO
Antiquities Coordinator
Elizabeth Hora-Cook Cultural Compliance Reviewer  801-245-7241
Derinna Kopp Forensic/Physical Anthropologist  801-245-7245
  GIS & Antiquities Records
Arie Leeflang Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7246
Deb Miller Assistant Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7249
Christina Epperson GIS Analyst 801-245-7234
Tessie Burningham Records Technician 801-245+7256
Janice Reed-Campbell Office Specialist  801-245-7232
Historic Preservation
Roger Roper Deputy SHPO
Historic Preservation  Coordinator
Debbie P. Dahl Contracts and Grants Officer  801-245-7233
Chris Hansen SHPO Compliance, Preservation  801-245-7239
Donald Hartley Historical Architect  801-245-7240
Cory Jensen National Register  801-245-7242
Nelson Knight Tax Credit Program  801-245-7244
Public History
Holly George Co-Managing Editor,
Utah Historical Quarterly
Jedediah Rogers Co-Managing Editor,
Utah Historical Quarterly
Utah State Historical Society
Lisa Buckmiller Membership  801-245-7231
 Library and Collections
Doug Misner Research/Collections Manager  801-245-7250
Michele Elnicky Librarian/Collections Specialist  801-245-7235
Melissa Coy Historical Collections Curator  801-245-7236
Nate Goodman Collections Tech. (Volunteer)  801-245-7237
Heidi Tak Digital Librarian  801-245-7252
Greg Walz Research Center Manager  801-245-7258
Rebekah Abbott Archival Technician  801-245-7237
Megan Weiss Archival Technician  801-245-7237
Chase Roberts Archival Technician  801-245-7237