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Union Pacific Delivers
A Holiday Tradition

Posted November 20, 2014 1:48 p.m. CST

Union Pacific employees load up the Shockley tree for transport to The Durham Museum in downtown Omaha. (Photo courtesy The Durham Museum.)

Continuing a tradition begun more than 75 years ago, Union Pacific employees harvested Omaha's "official" Christmas tree Nov. 17, and transported it to The Durham Museum, a former Union Station located downtown.

With police escort, the 50-foot blue spruce traveled eight miles down a main Omaha thoroughfare to the open doors of The Durham. More precisely, the open doorway of the Durham. The museum doors were removed in anticipation of the tree's arrival. In years past, the snug fit of exceedingly wide trees has been enough to bring the doorways down.

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Military Veteran Employees Featured in New Union Pacific Commercial

Nov. 11, 2014 1:40 p.m. CST

Meet three of the Veterans featured in Union Pacific's new "Answering the Call" commercial.

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Tower 55 Project Benefits Railroads, Communities and the Environment

Nov. 10, 2014 2:32 p.m. CST

The historic rail intersection located in Fort Worth can now accommodate an estimated 25 percent more train traffic, eliminating significant train delays.

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Artwork Depicts Four Pillars of Partnership in Warrensburg

Oct. 31, 2014 10:00 a.m. CDT

The Four Pillars of Warrensburg, Missouri covers almost 200 years of history and an entire wall at City Hall.

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Converted UP Boxcar Becomes a Classroom

Oct. 29, 2014 2:46 p.m. CDT

Union Pacific's investment in hands-on training for first responders includes a new look for a standard piece of equipment.

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