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Monthly Archive: September 2013

Donated New Clips Tell Fun Wartime Stories

There are people who clip stuff out of newspapers just because that stuff is neat, and one such was a member of the Hopkins Family that lived in North Ogden in the 1920s through at least the 1950s.   Oh brother, did they ever. I’m guessing it was Effie Hopkins, wife of Nephi Hopkins, a …

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Union Station Goes Virtual on Google

Google photographer Marcel De Lima Ultra cool stuff at the station today. It is being photographed by Google so people anywhere in the world can take a virtual tour of the museums.   Union Station is the cultural hub of Ogden, so this makes perfect sense. Google Earth will let visitors from around the world …

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History is preserved in it’s random junk

Floyd Jarvis was one of those quiet guys who, in his own small way, helped preserve one heck of a lot of the American railroad history.   He lived in a doublewide up on 12th Street by himself. A former railroad workers, whose father also worked on the railroads, the rails and all about them …

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