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Union Station Review
Incorporating elements of Ogden's original 1870s train depot, which was destroyed by fire in 1923, the impressive Spanish Revival station (built in 1924) houses several museums, two art galleries, a restaurant, gift shop, and visitor center.
The John M. Browning Firearms Museum in Union Station showcases Browning's gun inventions, many of which were built by Winchester, Colt, Remington, and others to become the firearms of choice in the Old West before Browning formed his own company. Original models and working prototypes of many of these weapons are displayed. theunionstation.org/browningmuseum.html.
At the Browning-Kimball Classic Car Museum, almost 60 unique restored cars are on display, including a single-cylinder 1901 Oldsmobile and a Cadillac that weighs 3 tons. theunionstation.org/carmuseum.html.
Among the resources inside Ogden's Union Station is a USDA Public Lands Information office that can answer myriad questions about National Forest Service lands, activities, fees, and passes for the Intermountain region. The region encompasses Nevada, Utah, and parts of Idaho and Wyoming. 801/625–5306. www.fs.fed.us/r4/. Weekdays 8:30–4:30.
The Utah State Railroad Museum has well-documented exhibits that explain all phases of Utah's railroad history through displays and interpretive signs. You can also watch model trains run through depictions of the transcontinental railroad route. The high point of the museum is the Eccles Rail Center, an outdoor exhibit of several dozen restored train cars, engines, and cabooses that date from the late 1800s up to the 2002 Olympic Games cauldron car. theunionstation.org/museumsrailroad.html.
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