Community Ties

April 2013 Archive

CT: Roseville Earth Day

Roseville Students Plant Trees for Earth Day

Apr. 30, 2013 02:51 PM CDT

The 4th graders got a lesson about the environment from UP employees before getting their hands dirty.

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CT: Tennison

UP's Tennison Named 'Technology Leader of the Year'

Apr. 29, 2013 08:49 AM CDT

Tennison, senior vice president and chief information officer, was selected based on his national reputation as a visionary information technology thought leader.

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CT: Long Beach

Building America, Building a Home

Apr. 26, 2013 02:00 PM CDT

Western region UP employees helping out Habitat for Humanity in Long Beach, Calif.

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CT: Pantano Bridge

UP Bridge Removal Saves Route Miles in Arizona

Apr. 25, 2013 08:07 AM CDT

The old bridge required trucks higher than 15 feet to make a 67 mile detour using state routes off Interstate 10.

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CT: Como Elementary

Earth Day Beautification at Como Elementary

Apr. 24, 2013 03:36 PM CDT

UP's Davidson Yard employees work with neighborhood school Como Elementary in Ft. Worth, on Earth Day project.

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CT: Sacramento Green

UP Recognized for "Green Leadership"

Apr. 22, 2013 09:22 AM CDT

The award recognizes companies, agencies and individuals demonstrating a strong commitment to making the Sacramento region a thriving hub for clean technology.

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CT: Roseville Tour

Roseville, CA, Leaders Tour Largest Rail Yard in the West

Apr. 19, 2013 10:42 AM CDT

Attendees were surprised to learn 98 percent of all rail traffic in the region flows through J.R. Davis Yard.

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CT: SLC Scouts

Cub Scouts Tour Salt Lake City Rail Yard

Apr. 17, 2013 01:59 PM CDT

Several scouts climbed aboard a locomotive and looked inside for a firsthand view of what it takes to be an engineer at America's premier freight railroad.

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CT: Lincoln

Union Pacific Aids Lincoln Presidential Library

Apr. 16, 2013 10:30 AM CDT

The company's $500,000 donation to the library foundation celebrates Lincoln's role in creating the railroad.

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CT: Banjo

Dog's Rescue Captures International Attention

Apr. 15, 2013 01:25 PM CDT

Riverside County Animal Services has received more than 200 emails inquiring about adopting Banjo, in part due to hundreds of articles written about the UP crew's efforts.

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CT: Trails

Former UP Iowa Rail Corridors Donated for Trails

Apr. 12, 2013 01:34 PM CDT

Rail corridors contributed by Union Pacific rank among Iowa's premiere biking and hiking trails.

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UP Headlines Los Angeles Transportation Club Luncheon

Apr. 11, 2013 08:41 AM CDT

More than 200 transportation professionals got an overview of Union Pacific and its operations from Kate Betsworth, UP vice president-Intermodal Operations.

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UP Employees Help Establish Afghan Railroad

Apr. 8, 2013 09:17 AM CDT

The joint effort is helping Afghanistan develop a cost-efficient transportation system with rail at its core.

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CT: Steam

UP Living Legend No. 844 Prepping for 2013

Apr. 4, 2013 02:30 PM CDT

Work is under way in Cheyenne readying the Living Legend No. 844 for this year's Steam trips.

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CT: UP Cares

UP Helping to Protect and Serve in Sauget, Ill.

Apr. 3, 2013 12:12 PM CDT

Union Pacific Railroad Police participated in a UPCARES event with Alton & Southern Railway, a subsidiary of Union Pacific, on March 27 in Sauget, Ill.

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