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Amtrak Service Suspended South of Springfield

Amtrak service south of Springfield, Ill., has been was suspended this week in favor of buses. The Texas Eagle will be detouring over a Union Pacific route via Watseka, Villa Grove, Tuscola and Pana, Ill. 195 more words

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Stream of Consciousness Writing

I have been participating in a Stream of Consciousness Saturday writing session for a couple of months now on my blog so, you can imagine my delight when I found out that our first assignment in Writing 101 was to free-write for a 20 minute session. 700 more words


Flood Suspends Train Service

MOAPA, Nev. (AP) — The Union Pacific Railroad has suspended service between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City while crews repair tracks that were washed out near Moapa. 101 more words


Officials Ponder Site for Rockford Amtrak Depot

Amtrak’s proposed service to Rockford, Ill., was the subject of a recent town meeting that yielded the news that the Rockford station might be located on Union Pacific tracks across the Rock River and closer to downtown. 513 more words

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Classic Streamliners - 'Route of the Florida Sunbeam' & The City of Los Angeles

Classic Streamliners

‘Route of the Florida Sunbeam’

THE FLORIDA SUNBEAM was operated by the New York Central System, the Southern Railway System, and the Seaboard Airline Railroad. 240 more words


Hell on Wheels Season 4: Truth or Fiction?

This week we sat down with Anthony Keith from Channel 5 News here in Cheyenne to talk about AMC’s Hell On Wheels up coming season 4… 1,369 more words


Four all-time-best financial marks highlight UP's strong second quarter.

The diversity of its commodity groups and a big post-winter business boost helped Union Pacific Corp. set four all-time quarterly financial records in the second quarter.The new high-water marks include operating revenue, which climbed 10 percent to $6 billion; operating income, which jumped 17 percent to $2.2 billion; diluted earnings, which ballooned 21 percent to $1.43 per share; and the operating ratio (OR), which improved 2.2 points to 63.5 compared with second-quarter 2013 results. 263 more words