Ogden is considered by many to be Utah's Second City. The city has a long history as a railroad town and sports a combination of industrial, high tech and recreational opportunities.
Ogden was one of the original boom towns of the Utah. It gained early fame as a transit hub after the driving of the golden spike on May 10, 1869 at promotory point. Served by Interstates 15 and 84, Ogden continues to be a major hub for interstate transit.
On April 26, 2008, train service resumed to Ogden in the form of the UTA Frontrunner commuter rail which connects to Salt Lake and will hopefully expand with time.Odgen has a long history as as central railroad hub. Served by Interstates 15 and 84, the town is also a motor hub.
Major employers in the area include Hills Air Force Base, Autoliv and Weber State University.
- Interstate 15 (88 pictures) Ogden is on Interstate 15 which runs North South.
- Interstate 84 (56 pictures) Interstate 84 runs east west.
- FrontRunner (47 pictures) This gallery shows pictures of the new FrontRunner light rail.
- Salt Lake City (483 pictures) Ogden is often referred to as Utah's Second City (Salt Lake somehow managed to get the Capitol).
- The Wasatch Mountains (131 pictures) Ogden City is in the Wasatch Mountains near Mount Ogden.
- Highway 89 (20 pictures) U89 takes on the name Washington Boulevard as it passes through Ogden.
- Union Station - Ogden (36 pictures) Union Station is a museum in the heart of Historic Ogden City.