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The Manteca Bulletin
1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on roadsite, but it was the skimming station that brought commerce to the fledgling co
1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 14 hours ago
site, but it was the skimming station that brought commerce to the fledgling community. It was located just east of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks where Regal Signs stands today. Manteca could easily have faded into the South San Joaquin... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Northbound Highway 101 State Beaches off-ramp to close temporarilylast approximately two weeks and allow Caltrans workers to make changes to a ne
Northbound Highway 101 State Beaches off-ramp to close temporarily
Ventura County Star / Posted 18 hours ago
last approximately two weeks and allow Caltrans workers to make changes to a nearby Pacific Coast Highway bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, officials said. According to Caltrans, engineers determined that the edges of the bridge do not... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Mosier parade and picnic SaturdayJuly 23, with an appreciation picnic for emergency responders who helped during
Mosier parade and picnic Saturday
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
July 23, with an appreciation picnic for emergency responders who helped during the June 3 derailment of oil tankers on Union Pacific tracks. A parade downtown is planned for 3 p.m. and will include antique cars. The picnic follows at 3:30 p.m.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California to levy fee on rail cars carrying dangerous chemicalsthat own the chemicals will pay the fee, rather than the railroads. Still, rai
California to levy fee on rail cars carrying dangerous chemicals
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 hours ago
that own the chemicals will pay the fee, rather than the railroads. Still, railroad companies, including major shippers Union Pacific and BNSF, say the fee would interfere in their business transactions. They would be expected to collect the... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
North Platte Rail Days to be held in mid-SeptemberSaturday, Sept. 17, Cody Park will bustle with activities, including a Lil' Spi
North Platte Rail Days to be held in mid-September
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
Saturday, Sept. 17, Cody Park will bustle with activities, including a Lil' Spike Kids Zone, a Husker Tailgate party, Union Pacific displays / demonstrations, entertainment, the annual Union Pacific Family Day Picnic, plus vendors and bus... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Wyatts will celebrate 70th wedding anniversaryhave eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild
Wyatts will celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
have eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Dean worked as a union representative for Union Pacific Transportation Union and has been retired for 29 years. Lorna worked as an administrative assistant and been... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Television: Ozzy, Jack Osbournes back on the air, and on the roaddebuts at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, on HBO. � �Hell On Wheels� rolls into the
Television: Ozzy, Jack Osbournes back on the air, and on the road
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
debuts at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, on HBO. � �Hell On Wheels� rolls into the sunset on AMC at 9 p.m. Saturday, with the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads finally driving the golden spike into their union in its fifth and final... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
State seeks fee on dangerous chemicals crisscrossing Californiamaterials must pay the fee, but railroad companies must collect the fee from th
State seeks fee on dangerous chemicals crisscrossing California
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
materials must pay the fee, but railroad companies must collect the fee from them and convey it to the state. The Union Pacific and BNSF – the two main hazardous materials shippers in California – sent letters to the state last month... Read more
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Denver Post
Don’t Miss This: Cinema Q tackles GLBT issues from the inside outFor this year’s Cheyenne Frontier Days, Union Pacific Railroad is re-introducin
Don’t Miss This: Cinema Q tackles GLBT issues from the inside out
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
For this year’s Cheyenne Frontier Days, Union Pacific Railroad is re-introducing the extensively restored 844 steam locomotive after a nearly three-year absence. With attacks on the gay and transgender communities reaching shocking new lows lately,... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Historic steam locomotive draws crowd as it rolls through GreeleyMuseum, a much bigger dinosaur rolled into the station outside. About 200 peop
Historic steam locomotive draws crowd as it rolls through Greeley
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
Museum, a much bigger dinosaur rolled into the station outside. About 200 people, including the Bakers, gathered at the Union Pacific Depot to see Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotive No. 844 pull The Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days... Read more
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Vail Daily
Highway 131 closed on Monday at BondEAGLE COUNTY — Crews from the Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing rail thr
Highway 131 closed on Monday at Bond
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE COUNTY — Crews from the Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing rail through the crossing on State Highway 131 at mile point 16.25 through Bond on Monday. The only day of a full closure will be Monday. Preliminary work begins Sunday, with... Read more
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Vail Daily
Highway 131 closed Monday at BondEAGLE COUNTY — Crews from the Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing rail thr
Highway 131 closed Monday at Bond
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE COUNTY — Crews from the Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing rail through the crossing on State Highway 131 at mile point 16.25 through Bond July 25. The only day of a full closure will be July 25. Preliminary work begins July 24, with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US stocks break from winning runa record run as investors were disappointed by profit results from tech giant I
US stocks break from winning run
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
a record run as investors were disappointed by profit results from tech giant Intel and transport companies, including Union Pacific. Markets at 8:00am (AEST): Intel shares lost 4 per cent after the world's biggest computer chipmaker said... Read more
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Island Packet
Business Highlightsoriginal low-fare carrier. Southwest shares plunged in trading, wiping out gai
Business Highlights
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
original low-fare carrier. Southwest shares plunged in trading, wiping out gains from a three-week rally in the stock. Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slows OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's second-quarter profit fell 19... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Welcome To Texas: Museum Of The American Railroadand cars in the country. And they have a star attraction. “But this is the one
Welcome To Texas: Museum Of The American Railroad
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
and cars in the country. And they have a star attraction. “But this is the one everyone wants to see. This is the Union Pacific Big Boy steam locomotive #4018. It was built in 1942 and weighs 1.2 million pounds. It could pull over 110... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Stocks pull back from recordscompanies had some of the biggest losses Thursday. Energy stocks fell along wit
Stocks pull back from records
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
companies had some of the biggest losses Thursday. Energy stocks fell along with the price of crude oil. Railroad operator Union Pacific gave up 3 percent and Kinder Morgan fell 5 percent. Southwest Airlines dropped 11 percent and Intel fell 4... Read more
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Market Watch
Union Pacific profit falls 19% as demand pressuredUnion Pacific Corp. said its second-quarter earnings fell 19% as freight demand
Union Pacific profit falls 19% as demand pressured
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Union Pacific Corp. said its second-quarter earnings fell 19% as freight demand remains pressured, a trend the railroad operator expects to continue throughout the second half of the year. Chief Executive Lance Fritz cited the negative impact of the... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
One person dead following train vs. minivan in Tehama Countywhen she was hit by a southbound Amtrack Train. Anders was pronounced dead at
One person dead following train vs. minivan in Tehama County
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 2 days ago
when she was hit by a southbound Amtrack Train. Anders was pronounced dead at the scene. No passengers were injured. Union Pacific Railroad crews have been on scene testing the railroad crossing at the intersection, looking to ensure the... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
One woman dead following train vs. minivan accident in Tehama Countyher minivan on Altube Avenue when she was hit by a southbound Amtrak train. An
One woman dead following train vs. minivan accident in Tehama County
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 2 days ago
her minivan on Altube Avenue when she was hit by a southbound Amtrak train. Anders was pronounced dead at the scene. Union Pacific Railroad crews have been on scene testing the railroad crossing at the intersection, looking to ensure the... Read more
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Kenosha News
Fix It: Wilson Road stop signreduced parking on off-peak traffic hours to make eastbound traffic merging eas
Fix It: Wilson Road stop sign
Kenosha News / Posted 2 days ago
reduced parking on off-peak traffic hours to make eastbound traffic merging easier.A thank you Tina Weiss wrote about the Union Pacific railroad crossing in the 6500 block of Hwy. E. Weiss wrote ,“ ...Highway E had been closed off earlier this... Read more
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Business Insider
This spot in Chicago is the epitome of a more than $100 billion problem facing Americarail is divided into three classifications, with Class I being the largest and
This spot in Chicago is the epitome of a more than $100 billion problem facing America
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
rail is divided into three classifications, with Class I being the largest and including national operators like CSX and Union Pacific. Chicago is the only place in the country where six of the seven Class I operators interconnect. That's why... Read more
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CNBC
Union Pacific shares slip after revenues dropelectricity, a strong U.S. dollar getting in the way of exports, the shale ener
Union Pacific shares slip after revenues drop
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
electricity, a strong U.S. dollar getting in the way of exports, the shale energy related activity being pretty depressed," Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz said Thursday on "Squawk on the Street." "But we are seeing sequential improvement." Union... Read more
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Salon.com
Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slowsOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific’s second-quarter profit fell 19 percent as the
Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slows
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific’s second-quarter profit fell 19 percent as the railroad hauled 11 percent less freight. CEO Lance Fritz said Thursday that volumes are likely to remain weak through the rest of the year because of the soft global... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slowsFILE - In this June 6, 2014, file photo, a train operator, left, dismounts a Un
Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slows
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this June 6, 2014, file photo, a train operator, left, dismounts a Union Pacific locomotive, while another operator climbs up, at a rail yard in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific reports financial results Thursday, July 21, 2016.... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Union Pacific performance hit again by slowing rail shipmentsUnion Pacific said its rail car shipments dropped by 11 percent in the second q
Union Pacific performance hit again by slowing rail shipments
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
Union Pacific said its rail car shipments dropped by 11 percent in the second quarter of 2016, and that declining volume hit the company's profitability. Operating revenue for the Omaha Fortune 500 member was down 12 percent in the second quarter,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Thursday Morning Business Brief - July 21of Realtors reports the existing home sales number for June. On the business si
Thursday Morning Business Brief - July 21
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 2 days ago
of Realtors reports the existing home sales number for June. On the business side, General Motors, Southwest Airlines and Union Pacific report quarterly financial results before the market opens. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Starbucks and Visa report... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
High-temperature forecast could lead to slower commuteshigher than 90, Metra increases track inspections to once a day, up from a mini
High-temperature forecast could lead to slower commutes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
higher than 90, Metra increases track inspections to once a day, up from a minimum of twice a week. Metra's rail partners, Union Pacific and BNSF, are taking similar precautions, and engineers also are watching for problems, Thomas-Reile... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAparticulate matter do research on Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 locomotives. The i
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
particulate matter do research on Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 locomotives. The info is out there on the internet. I know Union Pacific has Tier 4 compliant locomotives on order for delivery this year. And she fails to mention an obvious reality:... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAthe derailment of an oil train in her small town in June. According to the Ass
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
the derailment of an oil train in her small town in June. According to the Associated Press, federal investigators blamed Union Pacific Railroad, saying the company failed to properly maintain its track. As she told the crowd on Saturday, it’s not... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Fruita celebrates its newest trailTrail. The eight-tenths of a mile segment allows non-vehicular traffic to pass
Fruita celebrates its newest trail
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Trail. The eight-tenths of a mile segment allows non-vehicular traffic to pass under Interstate, U.S. Highway 6 and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, connecting north and south areas of the city. Imagine biking or walking north and south in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Hazmat team, bomb squad investigating potentially hazardous material in Corvallispolice suspect the device contains an unidentified liquid gas used to deter thi
Hazmat team, bomb squad investigating potentially hazardous material in Corvallis
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
police suspect the device contains an unidentified liquid gas used to deter thieves. The investigation is ongoing. Hazmat team responds to SW Portland business for gas leak Hazmat teams investigating fuel leak from Union Pacific train in the G... Read more
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ABC Montana
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through towninfraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through town
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
infraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane City Council earlier this summer condemned Union Pacific Railroad for resuming the transport of crude oil through Mosier, Oregon, following the derailment of a train... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through towninfraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through town
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
infraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane City Council earlier this summer condemned Union Pacific Railroad for resuming the transport of crude oil through Mosier, Oregon, following the derailment of a train... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through towninfraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through town
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
infraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane City Council earlier this summer condemned Union Pacific Railroad for resuming the transport of crude oil through Mosier, Oregon, following the derailment of a train... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crashCoast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Oil tanker cars burn in the Col
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Oil tanker cars burn in the Columbia River Gorge after part of a 96-car Union Pacific train derails near Mosier on June 3 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A monitoring well installed after last month's train... Read more
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The Columbian
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil, coal through towninfraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil, coal through town
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
infraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane City Council earlier this summer condemned Union Pacific Railroad for resuming the transport of crude oil through Mosier, Oregon, following the derailment of a train... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through towninfraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane
Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil or coal through town
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
infraction punishable by a fine of up to $261 for each train car. The Spokane City Council earlier this summer condemned Union Pacific Railroad for resuming the transport of crude oil through Mosier, Oregon, following the derailment of a train... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Eighth Street detour connection set to open earlyStreet connection was not to have been constructed until next summer. The work
Eighth Street detour connection set to open early
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Street connection was not to have been constructed until next summer. The work still hinges on final approvals with the Union Pacific Railroad and the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority for temporary removal of railroad tracks that are part... Read more
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Daily Herald
Geneva council ready to OK new TIF districtnight, the city will withdraw the offer, Mayor Kevin Burns said. The district
Geneva council ready to OK new TIF district
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
night, the city will withdraw the offer, Mayor Kevin Burns said. The district includes parcels from Woodward Avenue to the Union Pacific railroad tracks to First Street to Stevens Street, across the river to School Street. It excludes the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Summer Day: Bear Mountain State Park offers a great escape with a view - Travel(The prison was eventually moved to Ossining and is known today as the Ossining
Summer Day: Bear Mountain State Park offers a great escape with a view - Travel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
(The prison was eventually moved to Ossining and is known today as the Ossining Correctional Facility.) The husband of Union Pacific Railroad president E.H. Harriman, Mary Harriman gifted the state with 10,000 acres of land around the mountain,... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Chico road work disrupting local businessesThis marks the final week of road closures in Chico, due to Union Pacific railr
Chico road work disrupting local businesses
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 4 days ago
This marks the final week of road closures in Chico, due to Union Pacific railroad track upgrades. This week's work is being done at west 8th street where one business is feeling a negative impact. Inday's Filipino Restaurant, located on the west... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rockland Road to close at Route 41 for crossing repairsRockland Road (Route 176) at the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Lake Bluff wi
Rockland Road to close at Route 41 for crossing repairs
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Rockland Road (Route 176) at the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Lake Bluff will be closed, weather permitting, beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, July 25 for repairs to the crossing. Rockland will be closed east of Route 41 until approximately 6 p.m.... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODOT leans toward putting off high-speed rail plans) that the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenge
ODOT leans toward putting off high-speed rail plans
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
) that the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenger rail line in its current location on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The railroad owners focus on moving freight, causing delays for passengers. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon leans toward putting off high-speed rail plansthat the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenger
Oregon leans toward putting off high-speed rail plans
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
that the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenger rail line in its current location on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The railroad owners focus on moving freight, causing delays for passengers. The... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
TxDOT, FRA seeking input on passenger rail studyHillsboro on a new rail alignment. Route C4C would have a clockwise route from
TxDOT, FRA seeking input on passenger rail study
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
Hillsboro on a new rail alignment. Route C4C would have a clockwise route from Hillsboro to Fort Worth parallel to the Union Pacific tracks there, going on to Dallas and then back to Hillsboro. An open house and presentation will be held Aug.... Read more
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The Mercury News
No landslide detectors planned for ACE's Niles Canyon tracksinto a rain-swollen Alameda Creek on March 7, will not get rockslide-detection
No landslide detectors planned for ACE's Niles Canyon tracks
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
into a rain-swollen Alameda Creek on March 7, will not get rockslide-detection equipment in the foreseeable future, a Union Pacific Railroad spokesman said. Justin Jacobs, a UP spokesman in Roseville, said Friday that UP and ACE, with help... Read more
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OregonLive.com
High-speed Willamette Valley passenger train prospects fadethat the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenger
High-speed Willamette Valley passenger train prospects fade
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
that the Oregon Department of Transportation is planning to keep the passenger rail line in its current location on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The railroad owners focus on moving freight, causing delays for passengers. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man, 47, charged in Little Rock generator theftUnion Pacific Railroad employees caught three people trying to steal a generato
Man, 47, charged in Little Rock generator theft
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Union Pacific Railroad employees caught three people trying to steal a generator from a railroad crossing in south Little Rock, leading authorities to arrest one suspect early Sunday morning and return the generator. The railroad employees saw three... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New bridge imperils 2 businessesprice for others. An $8.9 million project to replace a 75-year-old bridge that
New bridge imperils 2 businesses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
price for others. An $8.9 million project to replace a 75-year-old bridge that carries traffic on MacArthur Drive over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in North Little Rock is forcing one longtime establishment out of business and may prompt... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Coahoma fire burns 700 acres, injures noneold tires. The fire spread from Coahoma and reportedly burned up to 700 acres.
Coahoma fire burns 700 acres, injures none
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
old tires. The fire spread from Coahoma and reportedly burned up to 700 acres. The cause is believed to be sparks from a Union Pacific train that services and smooths the rails, starting a small grass fire that began to grow. The fire is... Read more
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