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KJZZ - August 5, 2019

SLIDE SHOW: 85 old photos of Ogden from 1860 to 1960

The city of Ogden, Utah was incorporated in 1851 and ever since the city has grown from its railroad roots to a bustling city with…

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Utah Policy - August 5, 2019

Ambassador to China praises Utah’s efforts on trade relations

While participating in the National Governors Association Summer Meeting held in Salt Lake City, U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad met with WTC Utah as…

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KSL - July 25, 2019

Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande sign to be replaced after six decades atop historic building

It’s the end of the line for the current Rio Grande Depot sign, which has been a fixture in downtown Salt Lake City for six…

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Park Record - July 25, 2019

Deer Valley Music Festival prepares for liftoff and honors the moon landing

The Utah Symphony is ready to shoot the audience to the stars as it commemorates the 50th anniversary of the moon with a “Symphonic Space…

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HJ News - July 24, 2019

2019 Heritage Day to feature railroads

The sixth annual OSA Heritage Day on Aug. 3. will celebrate Franklin County’s pioneer heritage outside on the OSA grounds this year.

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The Daily Herald - July 18, 2019

Herald editorial: Moon landing a celebration of science, unity

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. It’s a milestone worth celebrating because it marked an otherworldly achievement by mankind.

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Cache Valley Daily - July 10, 2019

Franklin railroad exhibit chronicles “Mormon” builders of the Transcontinental railroad

The Franklin Relic Hall has a unique railroad exhibit that documents with early artifacts, photographs, and personal accounts the members of the Church of Jesus Christ…

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ABC4 - July 9, 2019

Train enthusiasts from around the world gather for Salt Lake City convention

Twelve thousand train enthusiasts from around the world are gathering at the Little America to participate in the first National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) convention in Utah.

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Quill & Pad - July 1

4 Luxury Pens Commemorating Historic Milestones In 2019 By Montblanc, Montegrappa, Fisher, And David Oscarson

The United States is celebrating several historic milestones in 2019, four of which are commemorated here with respective high-quality writing instruments.

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Standard-Examiner - June 29, 2019

Officials say rare locomotive restoration signifies renewed redevelopment push at Ogden’s Union Station

Union Station officials say the soon-to-be completed restoration of a rare locomotive located there is part of a renewed push to revitalize the 95-year-old historic…

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Park Record - June 25, 2019

Local students tell their stories at the Kimball Art Center’s Wasatch Back exhibit

A train delayed this year’s annual Wasatch Back Student Art Show at the Kimball Art Center. The annual exhibit opened on June 15, a couple…

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Deseret News - June 20, 2019

Guest opinion: Only in Utah could we party like it was 1869

As a young boy growing up in Tremonton, our family visited the Golden Spike Historic Site at Promontory Summit every Easter. These outings led to…

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CBS News - June 16, 2019

Building the Transcontinental Railroad, the moonshot of the 19th century

It's something railroad enthusiasts believed they might never see again: one of the biggest steam locomotives ever built in America back on the tracks, rumbling…

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VOA Cambodia - June 18, 2019

US Transcontinental Railroad Celebrates 150th Anniversary

It's been 150 years since the U.S. transcontinental railroad connected America's East and West. VOA Khmer's Phy Sopheada narrates.

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The Stanford Daily - June 5, 2019

The stories they told: How the Chinese railroad workers live on

A century and a half after the Golden Spike was hammered in at Promontory Summit, Utah, people from all over the Bay crowded into Tressider…

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Washington Examiner - June 5, 2019

Elaine Chao: Chinese workers helped build this country, let’s make them part of our folklore

It’s rare that life hands us the opportunity to add a positive narrative to the history books. But there was just such an opportunity recently…

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The Daily Utah Chronicle - June 2, 2019

Marriott Library Commemorates the Historic Golden Spike

May 10 marked the 150th Anniversary commemorating the driving of the last spike, known as the Golden Spike, of the Transcontinental Railroad which connected the Pacific…

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The Standard Examiner - June 1, 2019

The Standard-Examiner’s best photos from May 2019

May was a busy month for Weber County. Trains brought a lot of people to town to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of…

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The Salt Lake Tribune - May 31, 2019

May in Utah through the lenses of Tribune photographers

Salt Lake Tribune photographers covered a variety of stories in May, from an abnormal number of police shootings in Utah to spring sports. Take a…

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Cody Enterprise - May 30, 2019

Couple follow train to anniversary event

A Wapiti couple returned recently from an eight-day trip spent following the progress of the historic Big Boy 4014 steam engine from Cheyenne to Ogden,…

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Beef Magazine - May 29, 2019

Golden Spike ceremony commemorates 150th anniversary of historic event

Fully 150 years ago, one of the biggest infrastructure projects ever attempted up to that point in history was completed. At Promontory Summit, Utah, the…

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The Villager - May 29, 2019

The Golden Spikes turns One Hundred And Fifty

As soon as I heard it was being planned, I dreamed about touching a moment in history by being present at the one hundred and…

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Evertiq - May 28, 2019

Stadler Rail unveils new train facility in Utah

Rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has opened its new North American train manufacturing site in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Tech Know Bits - May 25, 2019

Thousands gather in Utah for railroad’s 150th anniversary

Music, speeches and the firing of cannons rang out Friday at a remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental…

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Sundance Herald - May 25, 2019

Cannons, bells, music mark 150th anniversary of railroad

Thousands of people gathered Friday at the distant area in the Utah desert where the Transcontinental Railroad’s spikes were hammered 150 decades ago, uniting a…

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Los Angeles Times - May 23, 2019

150 years ago Andrew Russell photographed the glory, and horror, of the railroad push west

The famous image was taken 150 years ago: On May 10, 1869, photographer Andrew Russell captured the triumphant moment when the East and West halves…

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The New York Times - May 22, 2019

A Coast-to-Coast Marriage of American Railroads

A president can get a lot done in Washington when a slew of congressmen — the ones who hate his guts — skip town for four…

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The New York Times - May 22, 2019

Learning With: ‘Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.’

The first Transcontinental Railroad, completed in 1869, joined two railroads to connect the east and west coasts of the United States for the first time.…

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