Aerial photo of the Ogden Union Stockyards - from Weber State University special collections

Buildings at the stockyards

Where the livestock business came together

October 1931 site map showing property buildings & equipment of the Ogden Union Stock Yards Company at Ogden, Utah. Map with markings emphasized in 2017.

Exchange Building


For an overview of the crown jewel of the Stockyards, the Exchange Building,Click here. 

1950 Aerial map, Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Coliseum circled. Ogden Union Stockyards.

Coliseum


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Sheep Division showing catwalk above the stockyards and stairs down to the building. Thank you to Don Strack for generously sharing this photo, part of his extensive gallery. Motorcycle parked in front of the building. Thank you to Don Strack for generously sharing this photo, part of his extensive gallery. Ogden Union Stockyards.

Sheep Division


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New Hay Sheds, holding 1,200 tons - July 1952. Thank you to Don Strack for generously sharing this photo, part of his extensive gallery. Ogden Union Stockyards.

Other buildings


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Over time the stockyards expanded to a network of buildings that housed every related support function. Here is an inventory of buildings at or near the site from a 1931 map:
  • Ogden Union Stockyards Co. Exchange building
  • Coliseum
  • Stock pens
  • Western Gateway storage
  • American Packing & Provision Company 
  • Stock pens
  • Hay Barn
  • Hog Divison
  • Sheep Shed
  • Scale Houses
  • Intermountain Wool Pulling
  • Ogden Dressed meat
  • West ogden milling Co. 
  • Rail round house 

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