By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

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County Resident Questions Railroad Practice

 

January 27, 2021

The railroad and Sidney have parallel histories to say the least. Sidney was a stopping point for the westward movement and the gold seekers west and north migration. The Union Pacific was part of that settling process.

More than 150 years since the community and UP were helping each other grow, some Cheyenne County residents see the transportation company as more of a distant cousin, one that doesn't talk much.

In the January 19 meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners, Jim Pelster, who lives on north County Road 109, was on the agenda regarding the railroad crossing at Highway 30 and...



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