|CLASSIC RAILROAD PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES
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Location: North Little Rock, AR N 34.76284, W 92.27702
Railroad: UP (ex MP)
Significance: UP primary heavy maintenance shops for engines. Jenks shops are where the first units of absorbed railroads, such as CNW,
WP, and SP, have been painted into UP livery.
Link to Union Pacific's official page for Jenks Shops
Joint Line (Colorado)
Location: Central Colorado, between Denver and Pueblo
Railroads: BNSF and UP
Significance: Heavy traffic line that carries a major portion of southbound coal from the Powder River Basin.
Colorado Railfan's map
Joint Line (Chicago)
Location: The line runs south from Dolton Junction south for 65 miles to Woodland Junction at N 40.70176, W 87.73067.
Railroads: UP (ex MP) and CSX
Significance: The line is UP's gateway into and out of Chicago to and from the west and CSX's exit from Barr Yard to the east.
Location: Between Joso and Ayer, WA N 46.59434, W 118.22784
Significance: Colossal 3,920 foot long structure over the Snake River Valley.