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  • Carmen Division July 1, 2016

    Carman with 38 Years on-the-job Retires

    Tony “Bones” Morrison started his railroad career on April 17, 1978 at the Chesapeake Ohio Heavy Repair Shop located in Raceland, KY.  Tony was elected to a Trustee position of LL 6344 in 1997.  In 1999, he was appointed to the Local Protective Committee by former Local Chairman, Woody Lane, to assist in the lodge’s

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  • Carmen Division June 10, 2016

    TCU Carmen Division Members Building Train Cars that Fight Fires in the Northwest

    In 2014 and 2015, fires that spread to roughly 300,000 acres in north-central Washington broke previously held records for that state. The blaze in 2014 destroyed several communities and caused trestle and track damage to short line Cascade & Columbia River Railroad. Other fires have led to closures of BNSF and Union Pacific main lines

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  • Carmen Division May 6, 2016

    TCU/IAM Carmen Division Files Comment Requesting that FRA Deny the AAR’s Petition for Waiver to Discontinue Brake Tests on Trains in the Powder River Basin

    The Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division, TCU/IAM (BRC) requested that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) deny the Association of American Railroads (AAR) request to allow the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in the Powder River Basin to discontinue performing brake tests on designated trains due to the use of wayside detection technology. This is the third time

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  • Carmen Division October 7, 2015

    Remembered – Bob Pirillo

    Bob Pirillo passed away on October 7, 2015.  Bob worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad and then at Transco Railcar in Oelwein, IA for 27 years.  Bob served as the Local President and Local Chairman of Lodge 6069.  Brother Pirillo was instrumental in maintaining membership, handling grievances and assisting with contract negotiations.  He was a

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  • Carmen Division September 12, 2015

    New Yard Opens Up on CSX

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