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Jul 24 2015

The Railroad Commission of Texas: Environmentally Responsible Regulation Benefits All Texans

By Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commissioner What’s in a name? When it comes to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the name says little about what this important state agency does on a day-to-day basis. With 125 years of history, the Commission was established to oversee the regulation of railroads. Today, it is recognized as a …

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May 03 2013

Longview recognizes history as train town

In coordination with Union Pacific Railroad, a presentation will be held to recognize Longview as a “Train Town USA” city. The ceremony will take place at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 3, at the Longview Train Depot, 903 Pacific Avenue. The celebration is part of Union Pacific’s 150th Anniversary. Longview’s history is directly tied to the …

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