Monthly Archive: June 2015

Gus Becker, who founded and ran Becker’s Brewery in Ogden until he died in 1947, also kept a pretty significant scrapbook. A couple of them, actually. Massive ledger books into which he pasted all his speeches, letters, pictures and other memorabilia. Somehow — I have no idea how — those two ledgers ended up at […]

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Steve Sherwood, a long-time volunteer at Union Station, was particularly proud this morning. He’s a published photographer, he said! And he is. Turns out, a new book just published by Christopher Cummings titled “Cadillac V-16s, Lost and Found” just hit the shelves. The author is a car nut who spent a lot of time chasing […]

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The Standard-Examiner received a letter to the editor the other day about the French Gratitude Car in Union Station’s collection. The letter is on their web site and will likely run in the paper any day now. Here’s a link: http://www.standard.net/Letters/2015/06/08/Veteran-used-a-40-8-boxcar-in-WW-II.html Union Station’s Gratitude Car has an interesting history. As you can read in the […]

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Dear Union Station Supporters, WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP! Although the historic Union Station building and the museum collections are owned by Ogden City, we are not a line item in the City’s budget. Last year we received one-time support in the amount of $80,000 for operational expenses. This year we are asking for $50,000 […]

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