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Theatre

Rains UT

Demolished
Record #39562  
 Opened:
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

C. M. Stringham managed a theater which showed films three nights a week in Rains. [1] The name of the theater is not known.

Rains, a mining town west of Helper, was founded in 1915 and closed in 1958. It was named after L. F. Rains, a prominent mining engineer in the early 1900s. [2]

There are photos of Rains on ripleysghosttowns.com.

1. "C. M. Stringham Family to Move to Ogden, Utah", 1 October 1925, News Advocate
2. "Rains", ghosttowns.com, September 2006



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