BEN CAMPBELL: GUEST OPINION: Railroad’s move to scrap contract unwarranted

By Ben Campbell for palestineherald.com In 1872, the rails of the Houston & Great Northern RR reached Palestine from Crockett and connected with the east-west International railroad line. The railroad would be of great importance to Palestine for years to come. To persuade H&GN to come to Palestine, John H. Reagan had agreed to campaign […]

Carthage sues Union Pacific Corp. over crossings, bridges

CARTHAGE, Mo. — The city of Carthage is suing Union Pacific Railroad Corp., alleging the rail company has failed to maintain several bridges and crossings within the city. The suit, filed in federal court, cites 17 crossings, including the Oak Street bridge along Route 66. The city is asking the court to find Union Pacific […]

Country’s freight nexus is ready to compete for infrastructure projects

The release of President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan has sparked renewed discussion about the vital need to rebuild and modernize our nation’s infrastructure and the role that individual states, local communities and the private sector will have to play in funding that rebuilding. In the St. Louis region — the country’s freight nexus […]

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