[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 50°F  
High: 70°F ~ Low: 43°F
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

UP will abandon Malone tracks

Sunday, September 6, 2009

SIKESTON -- The Union Pacific Railroad is abandoning the tracks running alongside Malone Avenue. What happens next is yet to be determined.

Union Pacific received permission in June from the Surface Transportation Board to abandon their rail line between Essex and Miner, according to Chuck Leible, city counselor.

For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.