Boxcars stored west of Eagle await uptick in Union Pacific business

Boxcars stored west of Eagle await uptick in Union Pacific business
Local News

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — A couple of weeks ago when a train rolled through the valley it sparked local memories of times when rail traffic was a daily occurrence.But when the train engines pulled away, they left more than just recollections. There are now 10 coal cars stored on the tracks just west of Eagle.Mark Davis, a spokesman for Union Pacific, cited the economy as the reason for the cars’ appearance.“They are being stored because right now, they are not being needed in the rail industry,” said Davis. “As soon as we need those cars, they start pulling them off to use …

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