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Mar 11, 2013 at 8:24 AM
The journey east on Amtrak's California Zephyr train is as good as the destination.
Dec 29, 2012 at 10:50 AM
Energy companies behind the oil boom on the Northern Plains are increasingly turning to an industrial-age workhorse - the locomotive - to move their crude to refineries across the U.S., as plans for new pipelines stall and existing lines can't keep up with demand.
Aug 15, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Union Pacific Railroad will be repairing the Beech Street Crossing in Oakridge beginning Monday, August 20th at 7:30 a.m.  The crossing will be closed for repair until August 24th at 4:30 p.m.

Traffic control will be provided during...
Jul 12, 2012 at 9:57 AM

150 years ago -- on July 1, 1862 -- President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act and officially created Union Pacific to construct a transcontinental railroad. In 2012, it’s time to celebrate with a signature (and free!)...
Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 AM
Federal investigators want to know why a freight train streaking across the Oklahoma Panhandle failed to pull into a side track and instead charged down the main line and collided head-on with another train approaching from the opposite direction.
Jun 24, 2012 at 2:56 PM
Three Union Pacific Railroad crew members were missing after two freight trains collided Sunday in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Jun 2, 2012 at 3:04 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Union Pacific Railroad bisects Eugene's Whiteacre neighborhood, bringing a network of train cars through the area.
Saturday night, June 2nd at 7:30 p.m. County Commissioner Pete Sorenson will speak at the Reality Kitchen...
May 5, 2012 at 9:59 AM
While 81-year-old Warren Buffett's health has been on investors' minds, many shareholders at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting said Saturday that they aren't that worried about Buffett's prostate cancer diagnosis.
Nov 11, 2011 at 4:14 PM
For Harry Kawahara, a 19-year-old boy raised in the tiny, rural railroad towns of Idaho and Oregon, the bloody realities of World War II were something he would bear silently.
Nov 10, 2011 at 3:55 PM

On November 14th and 15th Union Pacific Railroad will be working on the tracks at Hills Creek. The crossing will be closed for our afternoon routes.

On these two days Route C will be picking up as normal. In the afternoon we will drop...
Nov 9, 2011 at 3:38 PM

Hills Creek Road will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 14-15.

Union Pacific Railroad is closing the road for maintenance and repair work on their tracks.   

The...
Nov 4, 2011 at 9:56 AM

Mount Vernon Road will be closed Monday at 7 a.m. through Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to allow repairs to the railroad tracks.

Eastbound traffic can use Jasper Road to Bob Straub Parkway, north on Bob...
Oct 21, 2011 at 9:17 AM
Southport Lumber Company's first rail car shipment has left the North Spit, and is on it's way to Eugene. This 12 load train hauls the equivalent of 36 trucks.
Jul 11, 2011 at 11:30 AM
River Road (also known as First Avenue) will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing through 5 p.m. Thursday, July 14, for repair work on the crossing. Eastbound traffic can detour north on Front Street to Fourth Avenue, east on Fourth...
Jul 5, 2011 at 12:01 PM
Five members of Eugene family were injured Friday afternoon in a single vehicle rollover traffic crash along Interstate 84 about three miles east of Troutdale.