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The West Yellowstone Gateway

When I think about nationally significant resources that are too rarely, for my taste, recognized as such, I think about West Yellowstone and its Union Pacific Railroad complex.   453 more words

Montana Historical Landscape

Group Eyes Eau Claire-St. Paul Rail Service

A group of western Wisconsin residents is seeking to bring back intercity rail passenger service to Eau Claire, which has not seen a passenger train in 52 years. 340 more words

Other News

Missouri River Runners Back in Service, CONO, Texas Eagle Still Have Mid Route Bus Bridges

The Missouri River Runners returned to service over their entire route on Sunday, but the City of New Orleans and Texas Eagle continue to have mid-route bus substitutions until Thursday due to flooding in the Midwest. 134 more words

Amtrak News

Giant Christmas Tree

The giant Christmas tree in the Durham Museum is an annual tradition dating back to the 1930’s.  Formerly the Union Station (train), the lobby was annually decorated with a giant Christmas tree to welcome holiday travelers coming and going throughout the Midwest. 117 more words

Photojournalism

I missed the Party 039

Without some compromises, I can’t wear this uniform, through I tried so hard, and got so far, but in the end, it didn’t… 143 more words

Tautology

The Union Pacific Railroad’s Oakes and Oliver Ames

When Collis P. Huntington, Eastern Agent and Vice President of the Central Pacific, found himself at a very low point in 1863 – when he could not raise funds to buy iron and other railroad hardware because the money men saw easier money to be made in war profiteering – a prior business relationship during the Gold Rush proved to be his salvation. 666 more words

American History

Whispering Smith 1948

Paramount Pictures

In my continual search for obscure train movies, I came across Whispering Smith from 1948.  I was able to obtain a good Technicolor print from the Universal DVD collection.  561 more words