When a legendary steam locomotive powers into town, railroaders from every service unit are able to cross a “must-see” item off their bucket list. Read Story
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Some people wear their heart on their sleeve. Jesse De Anda wears his pride on his belt buckle, as he daily displays his family’s railroading history in a practical piece of apparel.
I’ve seen many beautiful sunrises and sunsets, meteor showers, missile launches and was even struck by lightning in the Mojave Desert. I’ve always had pride in my job and told new employees to have pride in theirs. Do the job right the first time, and if not, be sure you have a good alibi!
You’ve heard of self-driving vehicles. How about self-operating cranes?
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A 17-year UP employee, William Jackson got his railroad start in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where he hired on as a track laborer. He later transferred to a carman welder position while working in Shreveport, Louisiana, and remained there until his 2013 move to Denver, Colorado.
To keep shelves stocked, delivery times low, and products readily available, every link in the integrated supply chain must work in a precisely coordinated sequence. This requires every player -- steamship lines, port terminals, trucks, rail, warehouses, freight asset owners, and the beneficial owners of the cargo – to keep the freight flowing at the same pace.
Union Pacific employees in North Platte, Nebraska, dug deep – literally – to prepare a site in Centennial Park for a new Community Build Playground, funded in part with a $10,000 grant from Union Pacific’s Community Ties Giving Program.
Safe Crossings Start Here: Safe Kids Worldwide, 'Chuggington' Help Union Pacific Educate Families Nationwide
Safe Kids and "Chuggington," with support from Union Pacific, have developed resources and materials to educate parents, teens and children about the importance of rail safety.
“Thank You” were the two most frequently heard words from the millions who witnessed locomotive UP 4014 – the Big Boy – as it toured through the Midwest and South in August and September, 2021.
Signal Maintainer Scott Davis recently completed training as an Operation RedBlock and Peer Support volunteer to learn how to help others. But nine months ago, the Engineering employee from Wamsutter, Wyoming, needed someone to answer his own call.
Despite being a 159-year-old company, Union Pacific has shown it is actively working to become even better by serving as an example not only to the business community, but more importantly, to the community at-large.
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22-year railroader Nathan McKinney and 16-year railroader Shaun Bateman worked as a team to paint the complex UP No. 1979 We Are ONE Employee Resource Group (ERG) Locomotive, one of many collaborations they’ve mastered over the past 16 years.
The newly restored Pullman National Monument, which honors a rich slice of railroad history with strong Union Pacific ties, will open Labor Day Weekend in Chicago.
Last fall, in a new partnership between Creighton University and Union Pacific Railroad, the first eight Union Pacific Scholars arrived on campus.