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Kenneth Davidson Photograph Collection

Identifier: P-011


Within this collection are photographs of the Ogden area, circa 1900, and of construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Photographs of Ogden include people, street scenes, businesses, and landmarks.


  • Creation: 1865 - 1971


1 Boxes

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1 Photograph taken from a postcard showing the Lucin Cut-off at Ogden, Utah circa 1900.

2 Workers at the Columbia Club Cigar Co. on Lincoln Ave., and Wall Ave., Ogden, Utah, circa 1885.

3 Labor Day parade float by the Columbia Club Cigar Co., Ogden, Utah circa 1903.

4 Group of people standing on an unidentified street in Ogden, circa 1890.

5 Group of people standing in front of an unidentified store in Ogden, Utah, circa 1890.

6 Unidentified man sitting at a desk, Ogden, Utah, circa 1890.

7 Louis the Carpenter who was a carpenter by day and a preacher by night in Ogden, circa 1890.

8 Group of people in a surrey excursion in Ogden, Utah, circa 1902.

9 Two hunters with a large catch of ducks in the Ogden area, circa 1900.

10 Automotive machinery crew at Kimball’s shop on 2620 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Utah, circa the early 1900s.

11 Joe Hall, head of Railroad Express from Ogden to San Francisco, at the Ogden Union Railroad Depot, circa late 1890s.

12 Winners of the Miss Ogden Rodeo Contest, 1971.

13 View of the Ogden Union Railroad Depot, circa 1890.

14 The Virginia, significant early Ogden home.

15 Group of people in an Ogden super market, circa 1900.

16 Interior of an Ogden business office showing office equipment, circa 1904-05.

17 View of the Hermitage Lodge in Ogden Canyon, circa 1900.

18 View looking down upon Ogden towards the Wasatch Mountains, circa 1900.

19 Employees of the Binford-Kimball Motor Co. standing in front of the shop at 2620 Washington Blvd., Ogden, circa early 1900s.

20 Photograph taken from a postcard showing Twenty-Fifth Street, Ogden, circa 1920.

21 Photograph taken from a postcard showing view of the Twenty-Fourth Street viaduct, Ogden, circa 1900.

22 Ogden Canyon in winter showing view of the Hermitage.

23 Early view of Ogden Canyon showing cottages and the Hermitage Lodge.

24 North view from Seventeenth Street and Harrison Blvd. looking towards Ben Lomond Peak, February 5, 1915.

25 Looking up Ogden Canyon, circa 1900.

26 View of original Hermitage Café located in Ogden Canyon, built in the early 1900s.

27 Photograph taken from a postcard published by Utah Stationary Co., Ogden, showing an early Ogden power dam.

28 Cox’s Army at the Ogden Railroad Yards, 1898.

29 Central Pacific Railroad Camp of Chinese laborers and construction train of Superintendent Strobridge – Nevada 1868.

30 Construction of the Central Pacific Railroad – Chinese laborer standing in front of tunnel.

31 Photograph showing ongoing construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Workers are seen laying rails – Nevada, 1868.

32 Central Pacific construction crew with horses and wagons, Nevada, circa 1868.

33 Central Pacific Railroad crew working near the entrance to Summit Tunnel, 1867.

34 Central Pacific construction showing Chinese laborers with one-horse dump carts, 80 miles from Sacramento, California.

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408