Monthly Archive: October 2014

The “plow” before we ripped the wood off Every collector collects junk, and a museum is no exception. Their back rooms and storage closets are full of the stuff. And sometimes, you gotta toss something. Let’s be clear: No museum gets rid of stuff willy nilly. Every object has its place in history. If we […]

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Leon Jones shows pattern pistol for early Browning pistols. I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that the pistol that started World War I was not stamped “Made in Japan.” It was a Belgian made FN 1910 Browning Automatic pistol that killed Archduke Ferdinand, but not the one that Union Station […]

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The Spikers The Spikers at the Chamber Ogden/Weber needed a new publicity photo, and what more natural than to shoot it at Union Station, home of a really spiffy replica of the original Golden Spike. Also a place that used to be connected by rails to Promontory, home of the Golden Spike Historical Site where […]

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