North Ogden
Historical Museum

1 - This photo was taken around 1936 of the west side of 400 E. and 2600 N. Shupe Bros. Blacksmith Shop originally operated in the building on the left, it later became Jim's Repair Shop. Wayne Barker's Service and the Sidney Stevens/ Clarence Barker pioneer home are at the right. 2 - The same view in 2010 shows America First, the pine trees that stood in front of the Stevens/ Barker home, and McDonald's at the far right. 3 - The North Ogden Historical Museum's replication of the same area in HO scale. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Man amputates wife's foot in North Ogden! James and Georgina Roylance were married in 1871, and after the birth of their sixth child, Georgina nearly died from blood poisoning. James amputated her foot to try to save her, as the doctor had given up hope. She finally recovered and went on to give birth to seven more children, 13 in all! They lived in a two-story home at 1700 N. 400 E. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Deanne Thomas UpshawMy grandma is the youngest girl I the photo and I lived in that house until I was 8 yrs old. Heard the story many times.2   ·  1 week ago

Sallie Zentner KirkWhat an amazing woman!! Wow!!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Barbra BloomfieldYou'd be grumpy if someone cut your foot off and you had 13 kids!5   ·  2 weeks ago

Cherie Briggs DimickThat is amazing for is having 13 kids!!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Walt MooreI thought "getting cut off" would have the opposite effect on number of children...3   ·  2 weeks ago

Kirsten Terry MeltonShe looks none too happy about it all.1   ·  2 weeks ago

Connie Huband SneddonWhere do you find these great stories. Is that the house across from ain't Blanche ?1   ·  2 weeks ago

Dodie McEntire WebbMy great grandma was a Roylance?1   ·  2 weeks ago

Justin RoylanceJames was my great great grandfather's brother. Karen Soelberg Roylance, have you seen this?1   ·  2 weeks ago

Justin RoylanceYeah us Roylances are tough buggers.3   ·  2 weeks ago

Rob CarterTough individuals back in the day. Can't say the same for today.5   ·  2 weeks ago

Lisa Kay PetersonWOW!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

North Ogden Historical MuseumThis is a photo of the Roylance Dairy delivery wagon in 1912. L-R, Buz Wallen, Alma Roylance, and Heber T. Roylance.1   ·  2 weeks ago

Debbie AndersonClaudia Roylance Byington2 weeks ago

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In 1936, Wayne Barker opened the Chick Chick Inn at the back of his service station in North Ogden. There was a dance floor with a live orchestra, dinner and draft beer were served, and punchboards and slot machines were available, making the hangout notoriously popular. (2600 N. 400 E. looking south) The sign shows prices from the Chick Chick Inn. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Jill KuryLove the 10 cent more for steak!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Tom DiskinHi Julie! this looks really interesting, I love obscure historical posts!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Lori GrotepasJanette, my dad said there was a recent article in the Standard, but I couldn't find it. Is this from the article? Grandma actually worked there for a long time also!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Nikki ReevesWow how much Utah has changed. Now slot machines are illegal1   ·  3 weeks ago

Aaron S. BudgeWow! I remember Barker's station, right at 2600 N and Washington Blvd, but didn't know about the Inn. Great picture!2   ·  3 weeks ago

Tracy Twine WiesenbergLOVE the old pictures!❤️1   ·  3 weeks ago

Letha Young PorterWow, how fun!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Rocky WoodruffDraft beer in North Ogden?6   ·  3 weeks ago

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The electric streetcar makes it's way through an area called "the cut" in North Ogden's winter of 1919. The cut was dug by hand in 1887 through the hillside between Pleasant View Drive and Elberta Drive to make the grade level enough for the original mule-driven train cars. ... See MoreSee Less

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Michael FergusonRather sad, we had better public transit a hundred years ago.1   ·  2 weeks ago

Robert BolarGreat pictures thanks for sharing. The infrastructure here is fascinating for 1919 in North Ogden.1   ·  4 weeks ago

RaKel MarrieIncredible! Did not know this!1   ·  4 weeks ago

Lynda Beltz RunionsWoW that's awesome. A nice bit of history I didn't know. Thanks for sharing. (Gosh I love this site, keep up the great work! !!)2   ·  4 weeks ago

Sherry Ellis FerrinLook at that snow!1   ·  4 weeks ago

Mark HandyWow. Cool1   ·  4 weeks ago

Brandi ChristensenTheobold Pontifex Beatsmith4 weeks ago

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This photograph was taken around 1920 showing an early plow working to clear North Ogden's snow. The V-shaped plows were constructed from heavy timbers and measured up to 18 feet at the widest point. Three teams of horses were used to pull the plows. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

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Lauri Wright-GannBy the way my Mom was born at the Dee hospital in 1920 and was raised in Ogden.1   ·  1 month ago

Lauri Wright-GannI asked my 94 year old Mom and this is what she said Glenn Brothers between 25th and 26th on Washington near the Orphium Theater near the Ben Lomand Hotel. Ta-da1   ·  1 month ago

Russell CrookGulbransen Player Pianos... Anyone know where the shop was?1   ·  1 month ago

Dwane ParkerThe good old days!3   ·  1 month ago

North Ogden Historical MuseumRussell, Not sure where the shop is, but we found this ad: Gulbransen used the trade mark of a baby on the floor pushing a piano pedal with the logo Easy To Play, indicating that very little effort was needed to operate the player piano!1 month ago

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