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Laramie, Wyoming and the Union Pacific Railroad

I, Zeb the Duck, and Soapy Smith Duck, went to Laramie, Wyoming.   Laramie was founded in 1868 when the Union Pacific Railroad came to town.   This sign tells about early Laramie. 241 more words

Ames Monument in Wyoming

Wyoming has a pyramid. I, Zeb the Duck, and Soapy Smith Duck, saw a pyramid in Wyoming.

It is made of light colored native granite and is 60 feet tall.   335 more words

Pinecliffe, Colorado

About 40 miles from Denver, in Coal Creek Canyon, is the little town of Pinecliffe.

I, Zeb the Duck, and Soapy Smith Duck, stopped there.   Our first stop was the Pinecliffe Post Office. 202 more words

Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A 25-year-old man was killed Tuesday evening near Buckner Road when an Amtrak train struck him.

A spokesperson for the Union Pacific Railroad said the train sounded a warning signal as it approached the victim from behind. 176 more words


“Racial Redistricting in Little Rock, Arkansas” is the focus of tonight's UALR Evenings with History

Tonight Dr. John Kirk and Dr. Jess Porter discuss racial separation in Little Rock’s history as part of the 2014-2015 UALR Evening’s with History series. 533 more words


Chicago-St. Louis Route Work Delayed Until Spring

Continued work to increase train speeds on the Chicago-St. Louis Amtrak corridor has been delayed until next spring.

Union Pacific, which owns the tracks used by the trains through most of Illinois, had expected to perform the work this fall in Normal, McLean and Lexington. 162 more words

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Missouri River Runner Passengers to be Bused

Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner Nos. 316 and 314 will not operate between Kansas City and Jefferson City, Mo., on Nov. 12 and 13 due to a bridge construction project. 58 more words

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