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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