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SCACAINEMSS31Ser02Bx013Fd08Item001.pdf
A letter from J.W. Bailey, the Superintendent of the Ogden Rapid Transit Company, to the Becker Brewing and Malting Company in Ogden. The brewing company was a loyal customer of the O.R.T., O.L.I., and U.I.C. from the establishment of their services…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd16Item043Pg002.pdf
This map was created by the Bamberger Electric Company and is an updated version of the 1916 map included earlier. It depicts the lines of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad, the Bamberger Electric Railroad, and the Salt Lake & Utah Railroad with their…
SCAMSS0050Bx022Fd14Item005.pdf
A.P. Bigelow replied to Champ on April 19, 1922. Bigelow agreed to serve as proxy and vote for Champ's stock in the stockholder meeting that would soon be held by the U.I.C.
SCAMSS0050Bx022Fd14Item007.pdf
A.P. Bigelow responded to Frederick Champ, dated May 9, 1922, reporting the results of the U.I.C. stockholder meeting held May 1, 1922. Bigelow reports that there was an election for the Board of Directors with only one change to the Board.
SCAMSS0050Bx022Fd14Item012.pdf
A.P. Bigelow wrote a second time to Frederick Champ, dated May 15, 1923, reporting the business discussed at the 1923 U.I.C. stockholder meeting. The meeting consisted of a review of the financial statement of the U.I.C. and the reelection of the…
SCAMSS0050Bx022Fd14Item021.pdf
This letter documents A.P. Bigelow's report to Frederick Champ, April 6, 1928, outlining the discussions of the 1928 U.I.C. stockholder meeting. The report indicates that the old Board of Directors were reelected and Bigelow specifically states that,…
SCAMSS0178Bx020Fd02Pg012.pdf
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…
SCAMSS0178Bx020Fd02Pg014.pdf
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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A U.I.C. train traveling in the winter. A man resting on a fence post watches the train as it arrives.
SCAMSS0131Bx002Fd05Item002.pdf
This is one example of many checks that were written to the U.I.C. during its time of operation. This check was written for $3.78 on August 7, 1918. The stamp on the reverse side of the check shows that the U.I.C. utilized the services of Thatcher…
SCAMSS0050Bx022Fd14Item004.pdf
Frederick P. Champ contacted A.P. Bigelow on April 18, 1922 regarding a stockholder meeting for the U.I.C. These meetings were held in Ogden, Utah at the company's headquarters. Champ was a citizen of Logan and often sent his proxy card to Bigelow in…
SCAMSS0050Bx107Fd06Item006.pdf
This letter was written by Frederick Champ to George Eccles on January 8, 1944. At this point the financial situation of the U.I.C. was very poor and this is represented in Champ's concerns with tax loss on his portion of the company stock and bonds.…
SCAMSS0050Bx107Fd06Item007.pdf
This is a follow-up letter from Frederick Champ to George Eccles, dated March 18, 1944. Champ's concerns regarding tax loss were not resolved by the U.I.C. at this point. He continued to reach out to have his tax loss deficits refunded by the company…
SCAMSS0050Bx107Fd06Item008.pdf
On June 3, 1944 Frederick Champ wrote to George Eccles concerning the United States Chamber of Commerce memberships for the Ogden Transit Company, the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad, and the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad Corporations. Financial struggles…
SCAMSS0050Bx307Fd09Item003.pdf
Champ's June 1, 1944 letter portrays the true financial hardship that the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad had been experiencing since the late 1920s. Champ explains to Donald Marcellus that the future operations of the U.I.C. are in question, that they…
SCAMSS0050Bx307Fd09Item008.pdf
This June 19, 1944 letter from Champ to Marcellus confirms that the U.S. Chamber membership of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad and the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad Corporations both would be lapsing due to financial struggles.
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item007.pdf
This letter from December 10, 1940 is Champ's response to the U.I.C. Bondholder Protective Committee authorizing them to convert his bonds into the new corporation's stocks.
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item025.pdf
This document is a letter from Frederick Champ to the Cache Valley Banking Company written September 13, 1944. Attached to the letter were Champ's five U.I.C. bond interest coupons due for payment in February, 1944. He submitted the coupons and the…
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item026.pdf
In 1945, the U.I.C. was again reincorporated under the ownership of the Amalgamated Sugar Company to try to maintain operation of the railroad. The railroad requested that all stockholders return their stocks to be cashed and invested in the new…
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item027.pdf
In response to the call for U.I.C. stocks, Champ sent this letter and his bond/stock certificate on February 28, 1945 to George Eccles to be sold to the Amalgamated Sugar Company. He included the stocks belonging to him, his wife, Lillian M.…
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item031.pdf
This April 24, 1945 letter from Champ to Eccles indicates that Champ received the checks he was expecting from the U.I.C. after sending in his bonds/stocks to be sold. He also notes that rumors have been spreading regarding the sale of the railroad…
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item032.pdf
In 1947, the U.I.C. was bankrupt and its property was auctioned throughout the counties in which it had operated. Champ wrote to a Mr. Hillyard on August 22, 1947 regarding the creation of a plat to be given to a customer of the Cache Valley Banking…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd02Item005.pdf
Another circular that was received by U.I.C. stations referenced loss and damage claims that were filed across the Utah-Idaho Division of railways. This circular, titled "Loss and Damage Bulletin No. 2" and sent from R.A. Cox on March 6, 1931,…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd02Item009.pdf
This railroad circular, also from R.A. Cox, discusses the handling of corpses into Mexico and a new quarantine of agricultural products authorized by the Mexican government. Sent on May 15, 1931, it addresses another unique situation that railroad…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd02Item017.pdf
During the winter months, the U.I.C. stations were warned about increases in robberies and hold-ups that would result in revenue losses among the company. This September, 1931 circular instructs station employees to follow specific instructions…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd06Item002.pdf
In addition to arrest warrants, robberies, and hold-ups, U.I.C. station agents also had to be aware of counterfeit money notes that were circulating at the time. This circular from November 17, 1930 notifies the agents of a new counterfeit $5 United…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd02Item004.pdf
One of the many tasks of railroad workers was to ensure the proper packaging of freight for shipment to long distance destinations. This railroad circular titled "Handling Baby Chicks" provides instruction to employees on the proper shipping and…
SCAMSS0060Bx006Fd02Item012.pdf
One of the many tasks of railroad workers was to ensure the proper packaging of freight for shipment to long distance destinations. This railroad circular titled "Handling Tropical Fish" provides instruction to employees on the proper shipping and…
SCAMSS0116Bx001Fd03.pdf
Royal Eccles wrote this letter on May 18, 1920 to all stockholders of the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad Company regarding the annual meeting of stockholders in discussing the affairs of the company. Part of this meeting was to discuss the sale of the…
SCAMSS0131Bx002Fd28Item002.pdf
A letter from Royal Eccles to Geo. Champ, dated September 18, 1919, with Champ's new stock certificate following the conversion of stocks from the Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway Company to the Utah-Idaho Central Railroad Company.
SCAMSS0131Bx002Fd28Item003.pdf
This collection of letters contains correspondence between Geo. Champ and Royal Eccles concerning the topic of stock conversion from O.L.I. to U.I.C. stocks. The first letter in the collection, dated September 3, 1919, is a follow-up reminder from…
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item001.pdf
Correspondence between J.W. Ellingson, Traffic Manager of the Ogden, Logan and Idaho Railway, and Earl Van Wagoner, Assistant President of the Agricultural College of Utah (UAC) on June 9, 1917. Ellingson is informing Van Wagoner of the change in…
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item002.pdf
A letter from August 23, 1917 from J.W. Ellingson to E.G. Peterson, President of the Agricultural College of Utah. The O.L.I. provided Peterson with a railroad pass that was good throughout the state of Utah for a year.
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item003.pdf
The O.L.I. and U.I.C. worked with a number of educational institutions throughout Ogden and Cache Valley in assisting with the transportation of students to school and other events. This letter from September 10, 1917 is a notice from the O.L.I.…
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item004.pdf
A December 11, 1917 letter from J.W. Ellingson to President E.G. Peterson in response to a misunderstanding that was investigated by the president regarding a student excursion by railroad. The O.L.I. felt that they were not treated fairly in the…
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item008.pdf
J.W. Ellingson's response to Nelson's inquiry regarding holiday and weekend rates for students. Ellingson responded on November 26, 1917 informing Nelson that the tariff rules had to be respected and that student rates could not be applied on…
SCAUA-03p01s06-02Bx016Fd08Item014.pdf
To better establish relationships with the community, the UAC invited many businessmen and individuals from companies with relationships to the school to the Military Ball. Ellingson replied to this invitation on March 12, 1918 stating that he had…
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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…
SCAITEMMSS0265.pdf
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…
SCAMSS0244Bx001Fd08.pdf
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.
SCAMSS0050Bx338Fd02Item037.pdf
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…
SCA625p1-G996Pgs001-027.pdf
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…
SCA625p1-G996Pgs085-087.pdf
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…
SCA625p1-G996_19280330-Letter.pdf
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…
SCA625p1-G996_Map1.pdf
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…
SCA625p1-G996_Map2.pdf
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…
SCAMSS0178Bx020Fd02Pgs001and015.pdf
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.…
SCABOOK024-H045Pgs213-214.pdf
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…
SCACAINEMSS09Bx002Fd01Item001.pdf
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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