Wednesday, April 6

Union Pacific's Big Plans in New Mexico

The Union Pacific Railroad has gotten a special tax break on locomotive fuel from the state of New Mexico. What is that worth to New Mexico?
Union Pacific - Retro Logo Tin Sign , 12x16

Probably $500 Million long-term, 3000 short-term construction jobs, and 600 long-term jobs at the new yard which UP will build in Santa Teresa, NM.

The loser? El Paso, Texas where the yard will be "downsized" and most of the business moved to the new facility when it is completed.

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