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Reader input: Lions, railroad make donations
Sunday Aug 23 2015
Kudos to the Auburn Host Lions for its recent donation of $2,500 to the Center for Visually Impaired Adults. It will be used to cover activities and operating expenses for 20 ...
One of Auburn’s ‘best-kept secrets’
Thursday Jun 12 2014
All aboard the creative train. A $10,000 grant from Union Pacific Railroad has helped Auburn Community Television (ACTV) launch “Gold Country Kids,” a show that, if not ...
Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life
Tuesday Apr 15 2014
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging hea ...
Legendary locomotive to return to Colfax
Thursday Sep 19 2013
A storied diesel locomotive is making a return visit to Colfax next month. Historic Southern Pacific No. 6051 will be showcased during Colfax Railroad Days, coming up Saturday and ...
Union Pacific offers grants for railroad safety initiatives
Thursday May 30 2013
Railroad safety is a priority for Union Pacific Railroad, and the company is driving the point home by providing a grant program for train safety initiatives in Union Pacific commu ...
Stay off the tracks, UP says
Thursday Apr 18 2013
Walking along railroad tracks can be hazardous, as one pedestrian discovered earlier this month. Luckily, the unidentified Colfax man lived to tell about being hit by a moving trai ...
Union Pacific train hits, injures man in Colfax
Saturday Apr 06 2013
A Union Pacific freight train hit and injured a pedestrian in Colfax Saturday afternoon. “It was not at a crossing,” Union Pacific spokesman Aaron Hunt said. “( ...
Railroad crossing to close next week
Wednesday Dec 28 2011
Union Pacific is on track to close the Grass Valley Street railroad crossing, above, from Tuesday, Jan. 3, through Sunday, Jan. 8. The closure – which will affect both motorists ...
Railroad repairs may force Loomis road closures
Tuesday Nov 15 2011
Union Pacific track upgrades chugging toward Loomis promise to slow the pace this holiday season. The track renewal project, slated to hit Loomis Dec. 18, could close up to three ...
Meeting tonight on bridge closures
Wednesday Mar 17 2010
Plans by Caltrans to close Loomis bridges over Interstate 80 for several months will devastate Loomis businesses, a town official said. “Times are tough. This would really hurt ...
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