How America's Top Railroad Learns to Fly

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 16:11:00 CDT Innovation Yes Yes

We've all seen them – those miniature helicopters flying over back yards, ball parks and playgrounds. For most people, drones are little more than a high-tech toy waiting to be unwrapped under the Christmas tree.

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New Rail Shuttle Facility Helps Feed a Nation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:02:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

Missouri grain farmers know as well as anyone that time is money; and now thanks to a new facility near Hamilton, Missouri, those farmers are saving plenty of both.

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Locomotive Honors, Remembers Those Who Served

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:05:00 CDT Heritage Yes Yes

The design of Union Pacific's heritage locomotive goes back to the 1940s, but its inspiration came about a year ago.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/1945-thespirit-10-27-2017.htm

Wind Rides on the Back of Union Pacific Trains

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:27:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

Drive down an interstate in Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, California or Kansas, and you're bound to spot them – giant wind turbines lined up like soldiers in perfect rows.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/wind-to-rail-09-29-2017.htm

Railroader Breaks Glass Ceiling, Balances Career and Family

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:32:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

It's the first day at a new job, and the unisex bathroom door doesn't properly shut. Tami Johnsen did what any good leader would do: she drove to a nearby hardware store, bought a new locking door knob and fixed the problem. Two decades later, Johnsen, Union Pacific's general superintendent of the Harriman Dispatching Center, still tackles new challenges head on.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/tami-johnsen-09-20-2017.htm