Tag: st louis

St. Louis fire chief warns railroads to hand over life-saving supplies

By Chris Hayes and Kayla Shepperd for fox2now.com St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says he’s been battling for about a decade for the railroads to bring critical safety supplies closer to the city. He said there’s no question we’ll need those supplies. “It’s not if, it’s when. We know it’s going to happen,” Jenkerson […]

IAM District 9 Hosts COVID Vaccination Site for St. Louis Area Members

Last week IAM District 9 hosted a COVID-19 vaccination site for Machinists Union members and staff. Firefighters from Pattonville Fire District distributed over 460 shots at the Bridgeton, MO office. “Thanks to the Pattonville Fire District with the help of St. Louis County, IAM members in our area who wanted to get vaccinated had the […]

A Look Back • St. Louis railroad chugs its last steam engines to the scrapper in 1955

By Tim O’Neil St. Louis Post-Dispatch for kpvi.com The engineer eased open the throttle of old No. 124, bound for the Dupo yard. The grimy, hissing machine lurched forward at the head of a funeral train. The locomotive was one of the Missouri Pacific Railroad’s last 11 steam engines, all used to haul coal from […]

Crews continue Merchants Bridge rehab

How TRRA will fix area’s 2nd-oldest bridge By Charles Bolinger for theintelligencer.com It survived two world wars, The Great Depression, 21 U.S. Presidents and multiple floods as its triple trusses have hulked over the Mississippi River since the Reconstruction Era. Of all the Mississippi River bridges at St. Louis, only the Eads Bridge is older […]

Terminal Railroad Association Of St. Louis Completes Leadership Transition

ST. LOUIS –Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) is embarking on a new chapter under new President Ron Tindall, while the legacy of predecessor Mike McCarthy will have a lasting impact on the organization and the bi-state St. Louis region. TRRA Chief Legal Officer and Director of Corporate Affairs Asim Raza stated that McCarthy’s seven […]

St. Louis Region’s Freight Network Delivers Essential Shipments During COVID-19 Pandemic

Goods continue to move to and through the bi-state area, underscoring the adaptability of the network and how those employed in the freight sector are among the essential workers keeping our economy moving As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the movement of goods into, out of and throughout the United States, the consistent response […]

Union Pacific Railroad’s Betrayal of Small-Town America

By STEVE PRESLEY  & ROBERT D. JOHNSTON for nationalreview.com Across the nation, the rail behemoth is taking advantage of the local partners that helped it grow so large. At the start of the 19th century, America was a rural society that depended on boats and horses for its transportation needs. A century later, it was the greatest […]

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March 2023