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“I want that sign,” said Union Station Foundation Director Roberta Beverly, and she meant this one, located on 17th Street in Ogden, right where the railroad tracks cross. “I’m going to call Union Pacific and see if they’ll give it to me.”   Actually, I’m not at all sure the sign is old. It doesn’t […]

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Union Station Foundation Director Roberta Beverly reports to your humble blogger that the Ogden Police are installing a surveillance camera to keep an eye on the south end of the Rail Center at Union Station.   Caboose sits outside the Rail Center south fence This is a very good thing.   The rail center is […]

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Saw a bunch of guys in orange shirts hauling a pile of scrap lumber out of the old Laundry Building south of Union Station, so I wandered over to check it out.   The men in shirts, guests of the Weber County Correctional Facility, were doing community work, helping clean out the entrance to the […]

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Ward Armstrong probably knows more about Browning pistols than anyone else on the planet. At least that’s the impression one gets. He also seems to have an encyclopedic knowledge of the various Brownings who made guns over the years in Ogden, no mean feat since, as he said, a lot of them were named John. […]

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By Charles Trentelman   A friend wanted to know how many lines of track Union Station served when it was dealing with the heavy passenger traffic of the 40s and 50s because she does a really fun travel blog that you can read here: (click)   “Maybe eight,” was my guess, but in Journalism, as the […]

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