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Union Pacific names Rochelle the first Train Town USA city

Posted: Monday, Mar 19th, 2012

Rochelle Area Chamber of Commerce Director Peggy Friday, Global III Intermodal director Malcolm Patterson, Director of Public Affairs for Union Pacific Wesley Lujan and Rochelle City Mayor Chet Olson pose with the city’s new Train Town USA sign. (Photo by Jennifer Simmons)

ROCHELLE — Rochelle has been awarded the first membership in Union Pacific’s Train Town USA Registry as part of the railroad’s year-long 150th anniversary celebration.

Rochelle received an official Train Town USA resolution signed by Union Pacific Chairman Jim Young, and Rochelle’s historical connection with Union Pacific will be featured at www.up150.com.

For the complete article see the 03-18-2012 issue.

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