Monday, June 6, 2016

Long on Accomplishments, Short on Faith

John F. Boynton
John Boynton is noted for having a place on the original Quorum of the Twelve. He would leave the Church during the Kirtland period. He is also noted for his inventions. What did he invent?
a.                  The first fire wagon
b.                  The fire extinguisher
c.                   Fire retardant clothing
d.                  The fire axe
Yesterday’s answer:
c.   1,000 miles of track
It is estimated that Latter-day Saint construction crews built more than 1,000 miles of railroad throughout the Intermountain West.

Arnold K. Garr et al., Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000), 981.

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