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UP Delivers Huge Holiday Tradition

Posted November 23, 2015 03:58 AM CDT

David Weigelt, Union Pacific carpenter truck driver, loads Omaha's Official Christmas Tree onto a truck.

With a police escort, a large Union Pacific truck rolled slowly through downtown Omaha, Nebraska, hauling a 40-foot Colorado blue spruce Nov. 16. Delivering Omaha’s Official Christmas Tree to the Durham Museum, formerly known as Omaha’s Union Station, is a special tradition that began more than 75 years ago.

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Steel Giants Promise Safe Passage

Nov. 13, 2015 11:00 AM CST

They say if a referee in a basketball game is doing his job well, you won't even know he's there.

The same can be said of a bridge. We cross them every day on our way to work or school or home. We will cross literally dozens, maybe even hundreds of bridges when trekking cross country on that annual family vacation. If those bridges are doing their jobs right, we'll never think twice about them, except to stare in awe at the big ones, we admire from afar, and while we cross them, looking down at the water below.

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UP Steam Update: Making Parts for a Living Legend

Nov. 12, 2015 02:38 PM CST

When it comes to working on a Living Legend, it’s the details that matter.

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New Railport in Kinney County, Texas, Delivers Cerveza

Nov. 10, 2015 01:30 PM CST

Crack open a cold one.

Union Pacific cut the ribbon at its new Kinney County Railport on Nov. 3. Located between Eagle Pass and Bracketville, Texas, the $40 million facility will support the growing needs of import beer businesses near Piedras Negras, Mexico. At the railport, Union Pacific will clean, maintain and prepare rail cars to meet food-grade guidelines. Once cleaned, the cars will be transported to Mexico to be loaded with beer bound for the U.S.

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The Feel-Good Story that Keeps Giving

Oct. 30, 2015 03:40 PM CST

When Josh Cyganik, a track inspector out of Pendleton, Oregon, decided to paint an elderly man’s house, he didn’t expect to receive an avalanche of media inquiries, hundreds of new Facebook friends or an adjusted outlook on life.

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