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1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

Then and now: Spokane's railroad history - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Robert Strahorn was a businessman, writer and promoter who was 25 when he was hired by Jay Gould of the Union Pacific Railroad as a publicist.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Is the Arbutus corridor worth $100 million?

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Canadian Pacific Railway, Transportation, Canada, Auto Dealers, Opinion

KTOO-TV Juneau

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

Friday was a big day for the Alaska State Archives. They officially took custody of 3,000 cubic feet of records and other documents from the National Archives in Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Anchorage, AK, Healy, AK

GuruFocus.com

Union Pacific Will Continue To Create Value

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific

Ohio.com

Hudson concerned about threat from Bakken oil trains

HUDSON: Bill Rich is troubled by the increasing number of tank cars he sees on the Norfolk Southern Corp. rail line in northern Summit County - rail cars that could be carrying highly volatile Bakkan crude oil.

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Related Topix: Hudson, OH, Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Summit County, OH, Train Disaster, Canada

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Union Pacific Corporation - Steady As She Goes, Buy On Dips

Union Pacific Corporation continues its impressive long term march upwards. Shares have seen an incredible performance over the past decade while the company operates in the boring and old-fashioned rail business.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad

Newsday

MTA: 11 East Side Access sinkholes filled, but new holes possible

The MTA says it has filled in all the sinkholes discovered at a critical construction site for the nearly $11 billion East Side Access project, but can't rule out new holes forming in the future.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Long-Island-City, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

LongIsland.com

Hicksville Senior Arrested for Mailing Suspicious Powdered Substance to E. Garden City Business

The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department assigned ... , NY - July 26th, 2014 - The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hicksville, NY, Garden City, NY, East Garden City, NY, Nassau County, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Burbank Leader

Officials to study light-rail feasibility

Southland officials gathered Thursday and lauded a motion to start looking into the feasibility of converting Metro's Orange Line bus system in the San Fernando Valley into light rail that could one day extend to the San Gabriel Valley, passing by Bob Hope Airport in Burbank along the way.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Burbank, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, North-Hollywood, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Chatsworth, CA

Business Journal

Has anybody seen the bridge? TriMet, Union Pacific start work on Southeast pedestrian crossing

The bridge, which results from an agreement TriMet and the City of Portland reached with Union Pacific Railroad, will sit at Southeast Rhine and Lafayette streets and cross railroad tracks near the future Southeast 17th Avenue and Rhine Street Max station.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Portland, OR

New York Post

Brave the worlda s tallest, fastest ride at Six Flags Great Adventure

"You got this," I thought to myself. "You is kind, you is smart, you is going to tackle the beast."

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Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit, Jackson, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ohio.com

Volatile Bakken crude moving on trains through northern Ohio cities

Hudson resident Bill Rich stands on Rt. 303 between the Norfolk Southern Corp. rail line overpass and the intersection of Rt.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Business Journal

Metro awards Purple Line contract to trusted firm despite cost

County officials on Thursday selected trusted construction firm Skanska to lead a joint venture to build the Purple Line subway extension despite a bid from a competitor for about $200 million less.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Bellingham Herald

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

A crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula worked Thursday morning amid cranes, trains, planes and rain to dismantle what was left of the six blue-green Boeing 737 bodies.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Transportation, Montana Rail Link, Train Disaster, Boeing 777

Planning

Mat-Su train service still a long way down the track, railroad says

July 25 -- WASILLA -- Sorry, Mat-Su commuters. The Alaska Railroad won't be starting a test run of scheduled rail service between the Valley and Anchorage any time soon.

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Related Topix: Wasilla, AK, Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Anchorage, AK

New York Daily News

MTA's five-year capital plan may have $12BN shortfall: controller

The state controller's report revealed that $15 billion will be needed to upgrade signals and $2 billion will be required for subway cars.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Bellevue Reporter

Transit board taps BNSF site in Bellevue as preferred option for rail yard

The Sound Transit Board emphasized the need to explore all options for mitigating the impact of constructing a rail yard at the BNSF site in Bellevue following its selection Thursday as the preferred alternative moving forward with development of a final environmental impact statement.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Back on track

Pictured is the new locomotive that will be passing through Waynesville and Canton starting this Saturday, when Watco Companies officially takes ownership of the railroad tracks that extend from Asheville to Dillsboro.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC, Canton, NC, Asheville, NC, Dillsboro, NC, Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Thu Jul 24, 2014

LA Daily News

MTA approves study to convert Metro Orange Line to light rail

Calling the San Fernando Valley one of the most underserved areas in the county for public transit, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board on Thursday authorized a study on changing the Orange Line busway into a light rail system.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sherman-Oaks, CA

Insider Monkey

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Crown Castle International Corp....

As we continue to analyze hedge funds' 13F filings for the second quarter of 2014, I came across Skylands Capital 's.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Telecom, IT Services, Crown Castle International, Financial Markets

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