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NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

...wrapped up an investigation into the Sept. 12, 2008 head-on collision between a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train in Chatsworth, California. The Metrolink train ran through a red signal. Twenty-five people were...
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Connie Layne Tonsgard McFadden

...March 28, 1949 to Conan and Thelma McFadden of Portland, Oregon. Conan worked his entire career as an engineer for Union Pacific Railroad. Thelma raised 6 beautiful girls in Dalles, Oregon. Connie graduated high school at Dalles High. She worked...
Commissioner Kemp named Centralia College's Distinguished Alumnus

...opportunity to continue to play ball," Kemp said. The fact that his grandfather was a railroad engineer for the Union Pacific and once lived in Centralia helped to cement the decision.He came to the college planning on a teaching career...
About the original Harriman Expedition

...various colleges represented by members of the expedition?" - John Burroughs, Harriman Alaska Series, Vol. 1 For Union Pacific Railroad magnate Edward Harriman of New York, the 1899 expedition to Alaska was prompted by his doctor's orders...
Around the state

...Anchorage resident since 1989, Whitmore joined Yukon Pacific after holding several engineering-related positions with Union Pacific Resources and Phillips Petroleum. He replaces Jeff Lowenfels. CSX is based in Richmond, Va., and operates the...
This Day in History

...the nation In 1800, Congress held its first session in Washington in the partially completed Capitol. In 1889, the Union Pacific Railroad Co. began direct, daily railroad service between Chicago and Portland, Ore., as well as Chicago and San...
Best of the best

...Ill.; IKEA in Baltimore; LEGO Systems Inc. of Enfield, Conn.; the McGraw-Hill Cos. based in New York; Union Pacific Railroad headquartered in Omaha, Neb.; and Verizon Wireless of Bedminister, N.J.
Alaska Railroad CEO to step down

...he was CEO of Estonian Railways.Aadnesen also held senior corporate positions within the industry including the Union Pacific Railroad Co., The Texas Mexican Railway Co., Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana and Houston's Port Terminal...
Alaska Railroad Corp. gets new chief executive

...executive was three years he spent at the helm of Estonian Railways in Estonia. He has also held senior positions at Union Pacific Railroad Co., The Texas Mexican Railway Co. and Houston's Port Terminal Railroad Association. The Alaska Railroad's...
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Fun facts about the Olympic torch

...ceremonial cauldron that will hold the flame during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, plus he designed the Union Pacific cauldron car that will transport the flame from city to city along the nation's railways. &3149; The torch is...


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