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Yeah, It's Big All Right

This pint-sized visitor to the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum in Tucson is trying her hand at operating a diesel locomotive.

Union Pacific Railroad donated to the museum this locomotive control stand. 72 more words


Alton Amtrak Outings Set for April 22, 23

Two excursions are being planned by the American Association of Railroaders to celebrate the end of Amtrak service to the railroad station in Alton, Illinois, on April 22 and 23. 200 more words


Texas Teenager Hit By Train While Taking Modeling Photos

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NAVASOTA (AP) — The mother of a 19-year-old woman says her daughter was killed when she was struck by a train while having photos taken of her on the tracks in a bid to launch a modeling career. 112 more words


UP Derailment Led to Ski Train Cancellation

A Union Pacific derailment resulted in cancellation of the Winter Park Express between Denver and Winter Park, Colorado, last Saturday.

Passengers who had tickets for the March 11 ski train were offered the opportunity to rebook on another ski train, which has two more weekends to operate. 93 more words

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Woman struck by freight train in SLC; traffic impacted

SALT LAKE CITY — Police say a woman suffered fatal injuries Sunday after she stepped into the path of a Union Pacific train in a fenced-off area in downtown Salt Lake City. 258 more words


The Lone Wolf Takes A Chance 1941


Columbia Pictures

Yet another case of sleeplessness (maybe I should mention this to my doctor), led me to discover The Lone Wolf Takes A Chance (1941) in the wee, small hours of the morning. 569 more words

Railroad on Stilts-Camas Valley Railroad

The nickname “Railroad on Stilts,” refers to a section of the defunct Camas Prairie Railroad of northern Idaho. In one five-mile section, there are more than a dozen wooden trestles. 95 more words

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