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Monthly Archive: August 2014

Remains of 1944 Train Wreck Rusting Away at GSL?

Remains of Dec. 31, 1944 train wreck? OK, right up front, I don’t know the answer to the question that headline poses. I need to find sources, check witnesses, documents, and so on. Do you know? Call me, please. Email summicron12000@yahoo.com. Having that out of the way, I got a call from Weber County Sheriff’s …

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Just the gory facts, Ma’am. Operation Lifesaver and Union Station unite

OK, so maybe a video of a car getting crunched by a train isn’t your favorite thing. It isn’t UTA’s either, or the Union Pacific’s. Those cars ding up their engines something awful. They scrape the paint and make crunching and crashing noises. Then there’s the people inside the cars, screaming all over the place. …

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Amazing Ogden Historical Find in the DI Box

Shelly and Dave Hestand with the picture Bob DeBoer worked at Weber State University for years, including when I covered the place, so when he died last September I was, of course saddened. And I’m not saying I’m glad, now, that he’s dead, but we did just get this really cool picture from his kids, …

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