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August 2013 Archive

CT: ESGR Tracy

ESGR Certificate Honors UP Veteran Support

Aug. 28, 2013 10:53 AM CDT

UP's North Little Rock Service Unit received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Freedom Award Certificate based in part on the nomination submitted by Locomotive Engineer Frank Tracy.

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CT: Texas Fire

UP Welders, Foreman Battled Blaze that Threatened Town

Aug. 27, 2013 03:57 PM CDT

Strong winds and tall grass fueled the fire, threatening not only the man's trailer and truck, but also a handful of houses in the area.

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CT: De los Santos

Special Agent's Career Includes Serving Country

Aug. 16, 2013 03:15 PM CDT

Special Agent Luis De Los Santos, dedicated to serve - his country, and Union Pacific.

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CT: 4014 Steam

Big Wheels Not Yet Turnin'

Aug. 15, 2013 03:00 PM CDT

The deal has been struck, but a lot of work remains to be done before the first wheel turns for the move from Pomona, Calif., to Cheyenne.

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CT: Back to School

Houston Students Head Back to School with Safety Message

Aug. 12, 2013 01:33 PM CDT

Every student leaves with a backpack filled with supplies, which this year included a zipper-pull bearing the safety message "Always Expect a Train."

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CT: Water Phoenix

Watering Down a Heat Wave

Aug. 2, 2013 08:42 AM CDT

UP employee Troy Morris helps out with Phoenix's "Operation Hydration," to keep local residents hydrated.

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