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A newspaper article by David England titled "Utah, Idaho Central Made Last Run 25 Years Ago," taken from The Citizen on February 17, 1972. The article similarly commemorates the last U.I.C. train to travel the route and provides a brief overview of…
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A newspaper article by David England titled "17 Years Ago, A Railroad Died," taken from an unknown newspaper on February 28, 1964. The article commemorates the last U.I.C. train to travel the route and provides a brief overview of the history of the…
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A temporary first mortgage bond for the reincorporated Utah-Idaho Central Railroad Company of Delaware in December, 1926. Following financial trouble, the U.I.C. briefly left the hands of the Eccles Corporation for the first time when it was…
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A collection of bond coupons that were issued with the mortgage bond for the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad. These coupons were worth $15 for bondholders interested in investing in the company and its future development.
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By April 6, 1948, Quinney had successfully sold the real estate and property of the U.I.C. to accumulate the funds necessary to pay off the company's debts and refund the cost of stocks and bonds held by individuals such as Frederick Champ. This…
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Twenty-seven pages of a survey report created by J.G. Gwyn on behalf of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad. Gwyn was hired by the U.I.C. to survey a potential railroad route from Brigham City, through Kelton Pass, to Gooding, Idaho. These pages…
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Three pages of a survey report created by J.G. Gwyn on behalf of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad. Gwyn was hired by the U.I.C. to survey a potential railroad route from Brigham City, through Kelton Pass, to Gooding, Idaho. These pages represent the…
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A letter from J.G. Gwyn to the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad following the completion of a survey report compiled to address the issue of expanding the U.I.C. Gwyn states that further expansion is possible to large population areas such as from Burley…
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A profile map created by J.G. Gwyn as supplementary material to the survey report completed in March 1928. This map demonstrates the change in elevation that would influence the construction of a railroad grade between Brigham City, Utah and…
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A survey map created by J.G. Gwyn as supplementary material to the survey report completed in March 1928. This map highlights the proposed route, surveyed areas, and the boundaries of the regions that the U.I.C. would serve in central and southern…
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This is a copy of a January 9, 1947 notice to Bullen from M.R. Hovey, Secretary of the Logan Chamber of Commerce, regarding a special meeting concerning businesses that will be affected by the abandonment of the U.I.C. and its lines of operation.…
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A story taken from "Railroad Avenue: Great Stories and Legends of American Railroading" by Freeman Hubbard. In the story, a farmer, his pregnant wife, and an attendant are stuck in the snow in their carriage while trying to get his wife to a hospital…
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An order form from the Capitol Theatre's Assistant Manager (referred to simply as "J.") in Logan, Utah for cleaning supplies from Lovinger Disinfectant Co. in Salt Lake City. This order form was submitted on May 21, 1928. The U.I.C. would play a role…
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This map displays the interurban lines and their connections in Utah in 1916. The initials of the creators, J.R. and H.C.E., are located at the bottom left. The map shows the new ability of citizens of Utah to travel to areas throughout the state by…
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This is an image of the cover of "Know your Enemy Japan" which is a propaganda pamphlet written by Anthony Jenkinson. This pamphlet provided Americans with some background information on Japan including how large it was as well as who governs Japan.…
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An account of the U.I.C.'s Mendon Station, its service during the operation of the railroad, and its role as a community center during and after its use by the railroad company. This account was written by Zachary Jones and includes bibliographic…
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F.H. Knickerbocker, Executive Assistant of the Union Pacific Railroad, responds to Bullen's request that the Union Pacific purchase and continue to operate the lines of the U.I.C. that are to be abandoned. Written on May 13, 1947, Knickerbocker is…
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Here Knickerbocker responded to Bullen on September 8, 1947 and informed him that the cost for the U.P. to purchase and upgrade the U.I.C.'s abandoned lines would be too great for the company and that they did not justify the expense of $35,000 for…
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This is a cartoon portrayal of David Eccles and his many industries and companies. Eccles is surrounded by a railroad filled with sugar sacks, agricultural products, animals, and coins. In the background are four mountains representing the primary…
SCABOOK072-L01-1951-Cata01-001.pdf
L.L. Bean catalog, front cover, 1951
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A history of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad, or "Galloping Goose" as it came to be nicknamed by locals, compiled by Blaine Lamb in Hyde Park, Utah. This history recounts the specific effects of the railroad on Hyde Park and North Logan, as well as…
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An announcement from the mayor of Mendon City, Sydney K. Larsen, regarding the renovation and preservation of the U.I.C. station in Mendon for community use in July, 2004. The announcement includes the site plans and proposed remodeling for the…
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Looking East on Center Street from Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1918. U.I.C. Railroad tracks lead from Main Street onto West Center Street. The Logan Temple and "American Steam Laundry" can be seen in the background. This photo was taken by the…
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Looking West on Center Street from First West in Logan, Utah in 1918. A Presbyterian Church is on the left and the New Jersey Academy is on the right. Grass separates the U.I.C. tracks from the road and sidewalk. This photo was taken by the Logan…
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Looking South on Main Street from First North to Center Street in 1921. U.I.C. tracks travel down the center of Main Street. The Logan Tabernacle can be seen on the left side of the street and S.E. Needham Jewelers is visible on the right. This photo…
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A view of Main Street looking South from First South in 1921. U.I.C. tracks are visible down the center of the street. On the right hand side is a view of a U.I.C. station and coal yard. This station was not the main Logan station, but was used to…
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South Main Street and a bridge over the Logan River in 1930. U.I.C. tracks can also be seen crossing the bridge at the right of the street. This photo was taken by the Logan City Corporation.
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A panorama view of Main Street in Logan in 1920 from First North to First South, looking Northwest. A U.I.C. train can be seen in the center of the photo. The Logan Tabernacle can be seen on the right, the Thatcher Bros. Bank is in the center-left,…
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This letter from May 26, 1944 is the letter prompting Frederick Champ to begin reaching out to George Eccles about the United States Chamber of Commerce memberships for several Utah companies. Donald Marcellus, the Director of Field Activities for…
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On June 7, 1944 Donald Marcellus wrote this letter to R.E. Titus, Vice President of both the Ogden Transit Company and the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad. Though this letter is specifically addressing the Ogden Transit Company, it is beneficial to view…
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A restaurant menu used by the Mendon Station restaurant during its operation from 1985-1995. The Mendon Station was used for many purposes after the U.I.C. ended its operations. Its use as a restaurant provided the local community with another center…
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P.H. Mulcahy, president of the U.I.C. at the time, sent this letter and the attached circular to all U.I.C. station agents on November 27, 1931. He, and the circular, encouraged all employees to utilize the railroad for personal holiday shipments via…
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Secretary Nelson from the Agricultural College of Utah responded to the letter from the O.L.I. regarding new ticket prices and tariff restrictions. His letter on September 12, 1917 confirmed the school's reception of the notification and enclosed the…
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On November 24, 1917, Secretary Nelson wrote this letter to the O.L.I. regarding holiday and weekend rates for students who leave Logan and wish to return on Sunday evenings. The current tariff restrictions prevented students from being able to take…
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One of the most famous photographs of David Eccles, this photo shows Eccles as mayor of Ogden in 1887-188, and is used by many to represent his rise to success and prosperity from humble beginnings.
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This gold bond was created for the inauguration of the Logan Rapid Transit Company on January 1, 1913. The bond was worth $500 with a 6% annual interest rate for the company's first mortgage. It was created and authorized by the Ogden Savings Bank.…
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The Amalgamated Sugar Company was originally established by David Eccles and his corporation in 1897, beginning in Ogden, Utah. The company provided financial support, and sugar became a central freight product, for the operations of the U.I.C. This…
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The Amalgamated Sugar Company was originally established by David Eccles and his corporation in 1897, beginning in Ogden, Utah. The company provided financial support, and sugar became a central freight product, for the operations of the U.I.C. This…
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The Amalgamated Sugar Company was originally established by David Eccles and his corporation in 1897, beginning in Ogden, Utah. The company provided financial support, and sugar became a central freight product, for the operations of the U.I.C. This…
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The schedule of the U.I.C. was originally organized to best support the students who would be traveling to a number of schools and universities in Ogden and Cache Valley. This October 13, 1917 letter from President Peterson questions the O.L.I. about…
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This item is a copy of the O.L.I.'s letter to the UAC on November 26, 1917 regarding a football excursion of UAC students to Salt Lake City. The O.L.I. believed that the students were to be traveling with their rail services, rather than with the…
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A letter from President Peterson dated January 14, 1918 to W.A. Whitney, General Manager of the Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway. Peterson responded to a request regarding an individual named Calvin Millard who had applied to the O.L.I. for employment.…
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A similar letter to the one that Peterson sent in August, 1917. This letter, from January 21, 1918 thanks the O.L.I. for an annual pass for the year 1918.
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One of the traditions of the Agricultural College of Utah was a Military Ball held on the campus. In 1918, this ball was to be held on March 9. Peterson wrote to the O.L.I. on February 27, 1918 regarding special railroad rates for those who would be…
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This letter from Geo. Preston, an Attorney in Logan, Utah, refers to a hearing over the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad and its future operation. Preston notes on February 14, 1947 that the situation seemed to be hopeless, that the financial situation of…
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A copy of a letter from Geo. Preston, the attorney from Logan, to Moyle and Moyle Attorneys at Law in Salt Lake City on January 10, 1947. Preston discusses some possible options for having the U.I.C. real estate and property sold to a bidder who can…
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On July 18, 1947, S.J. Quinney sent the following letter to announce the auctioning of all U.I.C. property throughout the counties of Utah and Idaho in which it had operated. Quinney had been appointed as receiver for the U.I.C. by the U.S. District…
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Following the abandonment of the lines of the U.I.C., S.J. Quinney oversaw the auctioning of U.I.C. property and real estate as the appointed receiver for the company. In this August 6, 1947 letter from Quinney to Bullen, Quinney informs Bullen of…
SCABOOK072-R03-1982-Cata01-001.pdf
Recreational Equipment Inc. catalog, front cover, 1982
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This circular is another example of the variety of issues faced by railroad employees. Sent by Chief Special Agent W.C. Rutherford in 1931, this circular informs all railroad employees of a fugitive named Robert Paul Evans who has a warrant for his…
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