Klein to Write Third Installment of Union Pacific History

Omaha, Neb., March 28, 2006 – Union Pacific Railroad has commissioned historian author Maury Klein to write his third installment of the history of Union Pacific from 1970 to the 1990s.

Klein has published two comprehensive books that chronicle the railroad -- Union Pacific: Birth of a Railroad, 1862-93 in 1987 and Union Pacific: The Rebirth, 1894-1969 in 1990. Both books have recently been reprinted.
No publication date has been set for this third historic look at Union Pacific.


Jobs at Union Pacific

Currently, Union Pacific has job openings at many locations throughout its 23-state operating system. Opportunities are available in train service, skilled disciplines (e.g., diesel mechanics and electricians) and management. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit www.up.com and click on "Jobs at UP."

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serves the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad offers competitive long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America’s premier rail franchise.

For more information, contact Mark Davis, 402-544-5459.

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