Possible Suicide Closes Train Tracks

EUGENE, Ore. — Police shut down the train tracks Sunday to investigate a possible suicide. Police taped off the area near Fourth Avenue and Lincoln Street around 1 p.m. as both police and the medical examiners investigated the collision. This is the second pedestrian-train collision within a two-block radius during a two-week period.

Train Kills Young Boy

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Friends and family are mourning the death of a young boy who was hit by a train in Junction City Saturday night. 14-year-old Julius Schmidt was found dead near the tracks along West Front between 4th and 6th Avenue. The rumble of trains passing through is a regular occurrence in that … Continue reading »

Union Pacific Railroad Turns 150

EUGENE, Ore. — Union Pacific Railroad hit the big 150 this year. To celebrate, the company created a mobile museum and sent it on a tour of the country, including a stop in Eugene. Thousands of people made it out the rail yard on Bethel Drive Thursday where Union Pacific celebrated its 150th year by … Continue reading »

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