Source Information

Ancestry.com. Utah, Select Union Pacific Railroad Personnel Records, 1890-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data:

Union Pacific Railroad Records, 1890-1960s. Union Station Museum, Ogden, Utah.

About Utah, Select Union Pacific Railroad Personnel Records, 1890-1965

This collection of personnel records held at Union Station in Ogden, Utah includes records on employees who worked for the Union Pacific Railroad during the years 1890 to 1965. The records include details on employment history, and include a small number of rail trip passes granted to employees and their families.

The employment records in this collection often include information such as name, address, occupation, rate of pay, dates of employment, birth date, age, nationality, marital status, height and weight, eye and hair color, emergency contact information, and details about any examinations, suspensions, absences, or disciplinary actions. Cards typically include an employee's original signature as well.

Trip passes might include the name of the person traveling, relation to the employee, age, residence, places of departure and arrival, and the purpose for travel.

For more information about Ogden's Union Station, visit the Union Station website.