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Amtrak train service stalled by rockslide, engine problems

Two area couples sprung up an impromptu friendship Friday afternoon as they waited for over seven hours at the Colfax Passenger Depot for the Amtrak train to arrive. Rob Chipp, of ...

Union Pacific levels unauthorized Auburn mountain bike course

AUBURN CA - For more than two decades, mountain bikers found an unauthorized haven in Auburn for jumps and training. But sources say that a couple of YouTube videos that described ...

Grass Valley Street in Colfax closed to daytime crossing

UPDATE: The Grass Valley Street railroad crossing continues to be closed today, Tuesday, March 6, as work continues on the railway through downtown Colfax. Union Pacific closed t ...

Q&A: Union Pacific embarks on its 150th birthday anniversary in 2012

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Pacific Railway Act, establishing the Union Pacific Railroad Company. The Journal sat down with Union Pacific corporate relations direc ...

Trash dumping an unsightly fact of life in Auburn, Placer County

AUBURN CA - The trashing of Auburn is going strong, with a check at several locations popular with dumpers liberally peppered with the detritus of modern living. Next to the Union ...