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Mechanic Finds a Second Home at Union Pacific

Posted September 20, 2018 10:00 AM CDT

Family man Jacob Sullivan began searching for a new career in 2007. He wanted to work for a company that felt like home. That’s when he found Union Pacific.

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Pioneering Female Railroader Proud of her Union Pacific Family

Sep. 5, 2018 02:00 PM CST

Back in 1979, there were few women working in field railroading positions. That didn’t matter to Annette Cannon.

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Switching Gears: Beautician Becomes Electrician

Aug. 22, 2018 09:00 AM CST

Prior to 2014, Latisha Dunton’s daily tools included curling irons and contouring brushes. She traded them in for wrenches and pliers to repair diesel electric locomotives.

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Union Pacific Conductor Literally Living the Dream

Aug. 17, 2018 12:00 PM CST

Train Conductor Eric Kuhl still has the picture he drew in kindergarten with his dream job scribbled in crayon: “I want to drive trains.” It’s no wonder Union Pacific runs in his family. Kuhl’s father worked as a train dispatcher for 13 years before taking a management position in St. Louis.

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'Cool' Machinist Apprentice Fixing to Become a Foreman

Jul. 3, 2018 02:00 PM CST

Zach Gartrell spent a decade filling orders in a distribution center before following in his brother’s footsteps to become a locomotive machinist at Union Pacific.

In addition to the challenge, above-average benefits for his family and a regular, stable schedule drew Gartrell to the railroad.

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