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Another view of the Union Pacific Railroad's Oregon Short Line Station in Logan. This station was shared with the Union Pacific by the Logan Rapid Transit Company, the Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway Company, and the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad until…
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An early O.L.I. train stops at the Mendon Station. Note that the "Special" #37 engine has the words "Ogden Rapid Transit Company" on the side, indicating that this photo was likely taken in the first years of the O.L.I.'s operation. Passengers…
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The O.L.I./U.I.C.'s Hyrum Station in the winter. The community of Hyrum can be seen to the right of the station in the background. This photo also shows the wye stop for the use of the Hyrum Station agent.
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Brigham City, Utah also benefitted from the services of a street car line at the beginning of the O.L.I./U.I.C.'s operations until the mid 1920s. Here, trolley #22 travels on a street in front of Thos. H. Blackburn Groceries, Livery Feed & Sale…
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A snapshot of the construction of the Logan Rapid Transit rail lines at the corner of Main and Center Streets in Logan in 1909-1910. The Thatcher Bros. Bank is also under construction in the background. Rail ties can be seen within the trench that…
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A pair of oxen and a plow work as a crowd has gathered to witness the breaking of ground for the "Logan Street R.R." or Logan Rapid Transit Company rail lines in 1909.
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The Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway #508 engine and passenger car travel along their route. Houses can be seen behind the fence to the right, but the location of the photo is not documented.
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A crowd gathers at the Oregon Short Line Station on Center Street in Logan in 1915 to welcome the first O.L.I. train that would become part of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad. The U.I.C. and O.S.L. shared the station on Center Street for a number of…
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This photo was taken from the U.I.C./O.L.I. lines on Center Street in Logan, facing downtown Logan and its sign welcoming travels to the city. An automobile can be seen crossing the tracks in the distance. The rail lines from this photo would have…
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A railroad track checker on a modified bicycle analyzes and surveys the U.I.C./O.L.I. railroad tracks for conformity to regulations. Such regulations and inspections were necessary for the U.I.C. and O.L.I. to be part of many railway agencies and…
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A view of Main Street looking South, taken sometime between 1915-1925. The Logan Tabernacle is in the background. U.I.C./O.L.I. tracks can be seen running down the center of Main Street. Automobiles and a horse and wagon also travel on the street.
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A view of Main Street looking North, taken sometime between 1915-1925. The Logan Tabernacle can be seen to the right. An O.L.I. or U.I.C. train travels along Main Street in the distance. A horse and wagon also travel on Main Street while a number of…
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The Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway depot in Logan, Utah sometime before the company was reincorporated as the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad in 1919. The O.L.I. was established in 1915, so this photo was likely taken between then and 1919. This brick…
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The U.I.C. arrives in 1918 to collect and transport Cache Valley World War I soldiers to Salt Lake City for training and deployment. The Chicago Clothing Store, JRE, a café, The Oak, Murdock's, and the Riter Bros. Drug Company can all be seen on Main…
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World War I soldiers look on, in 1918, as a distant U.I.C. train arrives on Main Street in Logan to transport these soldiers to Salt Lake City for training and deployment. The collection finding aid notes that this is probably the 145th field…
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A World War I regiment, in 1918, from Cache Valley awaits the arrival of the U.I.C. in front of the Logan Tabernacle on Main Street before traveling to Salt Lake City for training and deployment. The collection finding aid notes that this is probably…
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A World War I regiment, in 1918, from Cache Valley awaits the arrival of the U.I.C. in front of the Logan Tabernacle on Main Street before traveling to Salt Lake City for training and deployment. The collection finding aid notes that this is probably…
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This street scene shows a U.I.C. train on Main Street in Logan in the early 1920s. One person rides a bike near some of the earliest automobiles in the city.
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A view of U.I.C. Railroad tracks looking south, exact location is unknown.
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A U.I.C. train driving or stuck in the snow. A crowd of people watch, possibly the passengers as the train is freed from the snow. The image's collection notes state that the train is near a town when the photo was taken.
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A look at Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1909-1910 during construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Company rail lines. Cardon Jewelry, Dr. W. I. McNeil (dentist), The Hub, Dr. Paulson (Dentist), Morrels, and a drug store are visible.
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Construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Company lines on Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1909-1910. The Chicago Clothing Store, J.R. Edwards, James Quayle & Co., The Oak Theatre, and other businesses can be seen in the background. Men in suits watch…
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Construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Company lines on Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1909-1910. J.R. Edwards, James Quayle & Co., The Oak Theatre, and other businesses can be seen in the background. Men in suits watch the progress of the…
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A steam engine delivers concrete on railcars for the continued construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Lines in 1909-1910. Construction workers are shown working with the concrete to construct the railroad grade.
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Construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Company lines on Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1909-1910. A drug store, tailor, Cardon Jewelry, The Hub, and other businesses can be seen in the background. Men in suits watch the progress of the construction…
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Construction of the Logan Rapid Transit Company lines on Main Street in Logan, Utah in 1909-1910. A tailor, Cardon Jewelry, The Hub, and other businesses can be seen in the background. Men in suits watch the progress of the construction workers who…
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A Russell Double-Track Snow Plow engine used by the U.I.C. Snow plow engines were crucial to the operation of the U.I.C. throughout the winter months in Cache Valley and northern Utah. A number of oral history interviews recall the train arriving…
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A closer shot of the U.I.C. Railroad bridge in Franklin, Idaho. There is also a better view of the home in the background.
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A stretch of U.I.C. railroad track located in Franklin, Idaho. One of the U.I.C. Railroad bridges can be seen on this section of track. Houses can also be seen behind the trees to the left.
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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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David Eccles and his first wife, Bertha. The Eccles resided in Ogden, Utah and had 12 children together. David, as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, participated in the practice of polygamy and was also married to Ellen…
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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…
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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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A photograph of David Eccles, at the age of 51, in 1900. In 1900 Eccles and the Eccles Corporation established the Ogden Rapid Transit Company and started the foundation for what would become the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad.
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A photograph titled "The Eccles Family of Utah." This photo shows David Eccles with his parents and siblings, all of whom traveled from Scotland to Utah in 1863 as immigrants and settled near Ogden, Utah.
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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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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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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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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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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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Bullen responded to Knickerbocker on September 10, 1947 and expressed surprise at the Union Pacific's hesitancy to invest the money for what Bullen calls "development purposes in the rich Cache Valley." He also states that business opportunities are…
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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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Bullen's letter of September 5, 1947 shows Bullen continuing to try to persuade Knickerbocker and the Union Pacific of the value of providing services in place of the abandoned U.I.C. He describes Cache Valley as economically stable and a great…
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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…
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As the U.I.C. petitioned for bankruptcy, Bullen reached out to the Interstate Commerce Commission to support the protest of some Cache Valley citizens and companies against the petition. Bullen also asked the I.C.C. to consider the obligation of the…
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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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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 sample page of the "Daily Abstract of Local Waybills Received" by the Providence Station of the Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway on April 29, 1918. These bills provide information regarding the type of freight, its place of origin, its weight, and…
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