Community Ties

November 2013 Archive

CT: Iowa State

Iowa State Honors UP for Ongoing Support

Nov. 27, 2013 07:32 AM CDT

In recognition of its relationship with Iowa State University's College of Business Administration, Union Pacific received the Russ and Ann Gerdin Award in a ceremony Nov. 8, in Ames, Iowa.

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CT: Wyoming

Children’s Book Is a Whimsical Trip through Wyoming

Nov. 21, 2013 01:34 PM CDT

A new children’s book authored by Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead educates young readers about the state’s better known and lesser known historical moments.

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CT: College Station

Union Pacific Helps Celebrate College Station's 75th Birthday

Nov. 20, 2013 10:56 AM CDT

The City of College Station, Texas, marked the 75th anniversary of its incorporation Nov. 16 with a community celebration sponsored by Union Pacific at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

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CT: Tree

UP Makes Special Delivery to Omaha's Union Station

Nov. 19, 2013 08:30 AM CDT

Union Pacific began the tradition more than 75 years ago by cutting a Christmas tree from along its right of way in the Pacific Northwest and transporting it to Omaha's Union Station.

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CT: Jindal

UP Foundation Supports School Technology

Nov. 15, 2013 07:00 AM CDT

UP and Louisiana First Lady's foundation work together to provide opportunities to make a lasting and positive difference in education.

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CT: 4014 Update Steam

Big Boy No. 4014 Prepares to Leave Pomona

Nov. 14, 2013 07:40 AM CDT

Before UP No. 4014 can hit the main line once again it first must cross the facility's parking lot. The plan calls for the UP Steam Team to install second-hand track panels, which will be "leap frogged" to connect to a staging area of the nearby Metro-Link rail line.

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CT: Military

Union Pacific Named Among Top Military-Friendly Companies

Nov. 12, 2013 08:06 AM CDT

So far this year, Union Pacific has hired nearly 800 military veterans, including 91 disabled veterans.

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CT: Elmhurst Safety

Elmhurst Police Conduct Rail Safety Blitz

Nov. 5, 2013 03:21 PM CDT

Elmhurst's Oct. 29 initiative reached more than 300 commuters during the busy morning rush from 5-9 a.m.

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CT: Odessa Railport

The Proof is in the Railport

Nov. 4, 2013 12:28 PM CDT

The ribbon is cut and Odessa's Chamber of Commerce issues a hearty 'thank you,' to Union Pacific Distribution Services and Union Pacific.

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