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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


Union Pacific to upgrade lines in Illinois, Wisconsin

By month’s end, Union Pacific Railroad expects to complete upgrades on a line between Pinckneyville and Mount Vernon, Ill.

The $5.5 million project began June 22. 108 more words


Meandering through the little city of Guadalupe and a better view of the GIANT sand dunes

I love to meander.

Frequently while aimlessly exploring I’ll stumble upon a town I’ve known in name only.  California is a very large state, and I may know ABOUT a region or ABOUT a city or town, but if I’ve read something interesting I want to see for myself. 644 more words


Cities May Have To Foot Part Of Bill For Tarrant County Rail Expansion

TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – When looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. 533 more words


Tempted, Tried and Tested

During the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the Rockie Mountains. Wanting to test the bridge, the chief engineer loaded a train with enough extra cars and equipment to double its normal payload, drove it onto the bridge and left it there a whole day. 99 more words

Trials And Testings