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December 5, 2019

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Welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC

The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce is honored to welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC, one of the largest short line railroad holding companies in the U.S. with 41 short line railroads operating on more than 5,100 miles of track, as well as 31 industrial contract switching locations. WATCO’s Mechanical Services operates at 19 locations with

Union Pacific – Big Boy No. 4014 coming to Marshall TX

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary. The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific