Monthly Archive: January 2015

Everyone is invited to attend a special open house at the Union Station to view and comment on a potential renovation plan for the Union Station Campus. Thursday, February 5th 6:00pm-8:00pm Grand Lobby Union Station 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden

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Some days you dig and dig and dig and never know what you found, if anything.¬†The purported grave of Alexander the Great is one such experience. (click). Then there’s the opposite: You walk into the office and there’s a treasure, just sitting there. In this case, it was a miniature version of a steamer trunk, […]

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Throwback Thursday on Facebook is a time of old pictures, mostly, so here’s one from Ogden’s Union Station going back quite a ways. This one, showing our Grand Lobby, breaks my heart. Would you look at those chandeliers? Gorgeous things. A few of us thought this picture had been photoshopped, but no. This is an […]

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Some of the most fascinating stuff in the Effie Hopkins collection is the junk, the ephemera that I’m sure she didn’t give more than a second thought when she was tossing it in the box. Effie, you may recall, was a Pleasant View farmer’s wife who saved newspaper clippings. About 6 cubic feet of her […]

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