The Oregon Short Line Company was established in 1878 to provide the Union Pacific with access to the Pacific Northwest. In 1906, that company built the Brigham City Train Depot. A.C. Rainey and his staff of 22 laborers constructed a “Hudson Bay…

In 1869, having completed its part of the transcontinental rail line, the Union Pacific Railroad constructed a line through Weber Canyon to Ogden on a grade completed by men working under a contract granted Brigham Young, president of the LDS church.…

Although largely forgotten today, John P. Vollmer, greatly influenced northern Idaho in the latter portion of the nineteenth century. He made his fortune in banking, loaning money to farmers, ranchers, and sheep herders. His largest bank and…