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North Platte, Nebraska. A Small City with a History of Big Numbers

October 28, 2016


This small city of a little over 25,000, located in the northwestern part of the state, is associated with some pretty big numbers – and they’re all railroad-related. Rail fans from all over the world travel here to take in a birds-eye view of the world’s largest rail car classification spectacle – the Union Pacific […]

Cheyenne, Wyoming. Cowboys to Containers

October 25, 2015


From the city’s rough and tumble beginnings as a player in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad to its ‘old west’ cow and cowboy heritage, much of life today in Cheyenne revolves around the same elements that defined it 150 years ago – ranching and railroads. The Union Pacific Railroad is a constant presence in […]