Archive for the ‘Union Pacific’ Category
NORTH PLATTE, NE. — Three Union Pacific railroad workers were injured, two seriously burned while working on a rail car at Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard in North Platte.
LONGVIEW, Texas — A semi truck that was crossing the railroad tracks on Private Road 2317 in Gregg County, Texas on Wednesday, Nov. 21, was hit by an oncoming Union Pacific train.
MIDLAND, Texas — A Union Pacific train crashed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families killing four servicemen two of whom saved their wives by pushing them to safety before they died.
FORT WORTH, TX. — Union Pacific railroad workers are being exposed to blazing temperatures at Union Pacific’s massive Davidson Yard located in Fort Worth, Texas being forced to deal with record summer temperatures in a rail yard that has been labeled the Fort Worth Death Valley.
MIAMI COUNTY, MO.– A Union Pacific train consisting of 106 railroad cars derailed on Wednesday, August 15, plunging several rail cars into the Marais Des Cygnes River. Mark Davis, a spokesman for Union Pacific, told the media that only 23 rail cars derailed, but some struck the railroad bridge over the river.
MASON CITY, IA — A Union Pacific railroad worker from central Iowa was killed while on the job Tuesday morning, July 31, in the Mason City railyard, located in the 1600 block of North Quincy Avenue.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. – A Union Pacific train derailed on Wednesday, July 4, killing a Glenview couple who were driving under the viaduct when the rail bridge collapsed on top of them due to the weight of the wreckage.
TULSA, Okla. – A preliminary federal report released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Monday, July 9, said the two freight trains that collided in the Oklahoma Panhandle on June 24 were not speeding.