Union Pacific Railroad

The Union Pacific Railroad (reporting mark UP) (NYSE: UNP), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is the largest railroad network in the United States. Union Pacific has more than 44,000 employees and operates more than 8,000 locomotives on 31,900 miles (51,338 km) of track across 23 states in the central and western United States, west of Chicago and New Orleans. The current chairman is James R. Young. Over the years, Union Pacific has purchased a large number of other railroads, notably the Missouri Pacific, Chicago and North Western, Western Pacific, Missouri-Kansas-Texas, and the Southern Pacific (including the Rio Grande). Currently, Union Pacific owns 26% of Ferromex while Grupo México owns the remaining 74%. Union Pacific's leading railroad competitor is the BNSF Railway, which covers much of the same territory in the United States.

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Union Pacific Railroad - Environmental Record
... Quality are jointly studying ground contamination at the railroad's yard originating with the Southern Pacific from over one hundred years ago, consisting mostly of petroleum ... Union Pacific Railroad has recently started an experimental method of reducing emissions from the engine exhaust of their locomotives ...
Amtrak Rolling Stock - Locomotives - Diesel - Inherited From Other Railroads
... These locomotives were inherited from many of the Class 1 railroads that joined Amtrak ... Images Budd RDC 10–12, 14–16, 18–20, 27, 28, 36 New Haven 30, 32 Northern Pacific Railway, via Burlington Northern 34 Penn Central EMD F3B 155–156 Northern Pacific ...
Ames Monument - History
... The audacity of building a transcontinental railroad in the 1860s was "today's equivalent of the mission to Mars Big, expensive and impossible," according to University of Wyoming historian Phil Roberts ... that if he could get the transcontinental railroad built then he would be "the most remembered man of the century." Lincoln personally recruited Oakes after progress by and ... in 1873 charges of financial fraud were leveled at Oakes, tarnishing his and the Union Pacific Railroad Company's reputation ...
Ames Monument
... Union Pacific Railroad financiers ... for connecting the nation by rail upon completion of the United States' First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 ... whereas Oliver became president of the Union Pacific Railroad (1866 - 1871) ...
Sports In Idaho - Transportation - Railroads
... Idaho is served by three transcontinental railroads ... The Union Pacific Railroad crosses North Idaho entering from Canada through Boundary and Bonner, and proceeding to Spokane ... Canadian Pacific Railway uses Union Pacific Railroad tracks in North Idaho carrying products from Alberta to Spokane and Portland, Oregon ...

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