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  • The Transcontinental Railroad: Map, facts and history for .

    The Transcontinental Railroad: Map, facts and history for .

    The Transcontinental Railroad for kids Ulysses Grant was the 18th American President who served in office from March 4, 1869 to March 4, 1877. One of the important events during his presidency was the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad on March 10, 1869.

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  • Construction Laborer Job Description, Duties and Jobs - Part 1

    Construction Laborer Job Description, Duties and Jobs - Part 1

    Job description and duties for Construction Laborer. Also Construction Laborer Jobs. Use our Job Search Tool to sort through over 2 million real jobs. Use our Career Test Report to get your career on track and keep it there. Use our Job Description Tool to sort through over 13,000 other Job Titles and Careers. Holland Code: R-C-E

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  • Federal Contractor & Subcontractor Requirements

    Federal Contractor & Subcontractor Requirements

    Jan 05, 2016 · Monongahela Railroad Company, No. 85-OFC-2 (Apr. 2, 1986), an Administrative Law Judge held that because "the type of service provided by defendant, i.e. the transportation of coal, is necessary to the performance of Detroit Edison's government contract to supply electricity, defendant meets the definition of a subcontractor under the .

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  • APUSH Chapter 24 Flashcards | Quizlet

    APUSH Chapter 24 Flashcards | Quizlet

    These two railroad companies built the first transcontinental railroad, a Railroad company that built 1,086 miles of railroad along a north central route westward from Omaha and linked up with the Central pacific, completed in 1869. The crews were mostly composed of ex-soldiers, former slaves, Irish, and German immigrants.

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  • CHINESE-AMERICAN CONTRIBUTION TO TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

    CHINESE-AMERICAN CONTRIBUTION TO TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

    To this end, the Central Pacific Railroad Company was established, and construction of the route East from Sacramento began in 1863. Although the beginning of the effort took place on relatively flat land, labor and financial problems were persistent, resulting in .

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  • Drug and Alcohol | Federal Railroad Administration

    Drug and Alcohol | Federal Railroad Administration

    NEW** FRA has developed model compliance plans to assist railroads and their regulated service contractors in complying with Part 219 requirements, with updates of Part 219 regulatory requirements and the addition to random drug and alcohol testing of Maintenance of Way Workers, as defined by the definition of "Roadway Worker" in Part 214.7 .

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  • Railroad Dictionary - CSX

    Railroad Dictionary - CSX

    A designated location for conducting railroad business or a local railroad customer service office. Agency Pools : Equipment pools where cars are assigned to a local agent and are returned empty to that agent when unloaded at the ultimate destination.

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  • Railroad Contractors Insurance Agents | The Hartford

    Railroad Contractors Insurance Agents | The Hartford

    A program for manufacturers, contractors and distributors servicing the railroad industry and various railroad service support industries. Generate 40% or more of their receipts from providing services or supplying goods to the railroad industry Generate a minimum account premium of 5,000 .

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  • CONTRACTOR'S RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT (Texas)

    CONTRACTOR'S RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT (Texas)

    CONTRACTOR'S . RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT . ARTICLE 1 - DEFINITION OF CONTRACTOR. For purposes of this Agreement, all references in this agreement to Contractor shall include Contractor's . At the request of Railroad, Contractor shall remove from Railroad's property any employee of Contractor who fails

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  • A GUIDE TO DETERMINING COVERED FEDERAL .

    A GUIDE TO DETERMINING COVERED FEDERAL .

    A GUIDE TO DETERMINING COVERED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR STATUS 2 LITTLER MENDELSON, P.C. •EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE™ CASE STUDY: THE UNSUSPECTING SUBCONTRACTOR In OFCCP v.Monongahela Railroad Company, 2 the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) addressed whether the Office of Federal Contract .

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  • Early American Railroads [ushistory]

    Early American Railroads [ushistory]

    The result was the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the first railroad chartered in the United States. There were great parades on the day the construction started. On July 4, 1828, the first spadeful of earth was turned over by the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, 91-year-old Charles Carroll. New railroads came swiftly.

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  • Revisions to FRA Regulations (49 CFR Part 219) - WorkforceQA

    Revisions to FRA Regulations (49 CFR Part 219) - WorkforceQA

    It applies to railroad employees and contractors who perform maintenance of way (MOW) functions for a railroad. MOW employees/contractors are roadway workers as defined in §214.7, which includes ''any employee of a railroad or a contractor to a railroad, whose duties include inspection, construction, maintenance or repair of roadway track .

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  • Railroad Engineering 101

    Railroad Engineering 101

    Railroad Engineering 101 Overview of the Railroad Equipment - Locomotives –All Units rated by Horsepower –Horsepower is converted to Tractive Effort to propel locomotive –Types: » Electric – Pantograph trolley or third rail shoe » Diesel-Electric – self contained electric power plant » Dual Mode – Can use either electric or diesel

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  • Railroad Protective Liability Insurance Overview

    Railroad Protective Liability Insurance Overview

    deleted for work within 50' of the railroad property (as referenced above). • In the case of the Railroad Protective Liability Policy, the named insured is the railroad and not the contractor or sub-contractor. ELIGIBILITY • Only those insured's that either are railroad operations or .

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  • Revisions to FRA Regulations (49 CFR Part 219) - WorkforceQA

    Revisions to FRA Regulations (49 CFR Part 219) - WorkforceQA

    It applies to railroad employees and contractors who perform maintenance of way (MOW) functions for a railroad. MOW employees/contractors are roadway workers as defined in §214.7, which includes ''any employee of a railroad or a contractor to a railroad, whose duties include inspection, construction, maintenance or repair of roadway track .

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  • Railroad | Definition of Railroad at Dictionary

    Railroad | Definition of Railroad at Dictionary

    Dec 09, 2014 · Railroad definition, a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. See more.

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  • Construction of Railway Track Methods - Engineering Articles

    Construction of Railway Track Methods - Engineering Articles

    Telescopic Method of Construction of Railway Track In this method, rails, sleepers and fastenings are unloaded from the material train as close to the rail head as possible. The sleepers are carried by carts or men along the adjoining service road and spread on the ballast.

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  • Railroad | Definition of Railroad by Merriam-Webster

    Railroad | Definition of Railroad by Merriam-Webster

    Railroad definition is - a permanent road having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid on a roadbed and providing a track for cars or equipment drawn by locomotives or propelled by self-contained motors; also : such a road and its assets constituting a single property. How to use railroad in a sentence.

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  • Railroad Dictionary - CSX

    Railroad Dictionary - CSX

    A contract between the railroad and the customer in which the railroad agrees to accept either the customer's scale weights or uniform weight approved by a weighing and inspection bureau as entered on the bill of lading. Shipping Order

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  • Glossary of Railroad Terminology & Jargon - BNSF Railway

    Glossary of Railroad Terminology & Jargon - BNSF Railway

    railroad and its customers for large volumes of business. These agreements involve the beneficial owner, the railroad, and the appropriate channel participant(s). Assigned units Rail-controlled units assigned to a nonasset-based shipper such as an IMC. The purpose of .

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  • Track Guy Consultants - Railroad Contractor Assistance

    Track Guy Consultants - Railroad Contractor Assistance

    Example of Railroad Contractor Assistance During the course of planning a project, we think about many different ways to build the work. Some people simply follow what the estimator said and others think outside the box for innovative and creative ideas that can save money and achieve the same goal more efficiently and in less time in order to .

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  • Railroad Occupations & Wages - RailServe Railroad .

    Railroad Occupations & Wages - RailServe Railroad .

    Railroad Occupations, Wages & Salaries This table presents a list of U.S. railroad industry occupations, including job counts, average hourly wages, and average annual salaries. The Federal Standard Occupational Classification system is used to classify workers, with .

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  • The Meaning of Insured Contract - thebalancesmb

    The Meaning of Insured Contract - thebalancesmb

    An agreement to indemnify a railroad for bodily injury or property damage arising out of construction or demolition operations, within 50 feet of any railroad property. For example, suppose you are a paving contractor. Your firm has been hired by a city to repave a road that crosses a railroad track.

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  • Structure and Building Demolition - Hulcher

    Structure and Building Demolition - Hulcher

    Home » Contractor Services » Environmental Services » Structure and Building Demolition Structure and Building Demolition. Hulcher Services is experienced in the demolition of buildings at rail yards, along the right-of-way and on industrial properties separate from the railroad.

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  • FRA | Federal Railroad Administration

    FRA | Federal Railroad Administration

    NEC FUTURE is the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) comprehensive plan for improving the Northeast Corridor (NEC) from Washington, D.C., to Boston, MA. Through NEC FUTURE, the FRA has worked closely with NEC states, railroads, stakeholders, .

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  • Railroad Protective Liability Insurance | The Hartford

    Railroad Protective Liability Insurance | The Hartford

    Rail contractors and other railroad related manufacturing and wholesaling businesses face significant risks. Work takes place close to tracks – often on the tracks. There's damage to railroad tools, property or equipment, loss of items in transit to consider and more. Nevertheless, The Hartford .

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  • CGL Contractual Liability: Railroad Protective Liability 101

    CGL Contractual Liability: Railroad Protective Liability 101

    There is no 'railroad exclusion.' The problem lies within the contractual liability exclusion and the definition of 'insured contract.' When a contractor is hired to perform work near a railroad track, they usually must obtain an easement agreement from the railroad before beginning the work. The agreement requires the contractor to .

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  • Construction Laborer Job Description, Duties and Jobs - Part 1

    Construction Laborer Job Description, Duties and Jobs - Part 1

    Job description and duties for Construction Laborer. Also Construction Laborer Jobs. Use our Job Search Tool to sort through over 2 million real jobs. Use our Career Test Report to get your career on track and keep it there. Use our Job Description Tool to sort through over 13,000 other Job Titles and Careers. Holland Code: R-C-E

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  • Introduction to Railroad Track Structural Design

    Introduction to Railroad Track Structural Design

    BCR2A'09 Railroad Track Design Including Asphalt Trackbeds Pre-Conference Workshop Introduction to Railroad Track Structural Design Don Uzarski, Ph.D., P.E.

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  • 49 CFR § 219.5 - Definitions. | CFR | US Law | LII / Legal .

    49 CFR § 219.5 - Definitions. | CFR | US Law | LII / Legal .

    Covered employee means an employee (as defined in this section to include an employee, volunteer, or probationary employee performing activities for a railroad or a contractor to a railroad) who is performing covered service under the hours of service laws at 49 U.S.C. 21101, 21104, or 21105 or who is subject to performing such covered service .

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  • UP: Suppliers Service Requirements Questions

    UP: Suppliers Service Requirements Questions

    The Contractor shall provide such information to the Railroad, its officers, employees and agent before Contractor uses any hazardous chemicals (as defined in the HCS) in, on or about any premises or facility of the Railroad.

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  • CONTRACTOR'S RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT (Texas)

    CONTRACTOR'S RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT (Texas)

    CONTRACTOR'S . RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT . ARTICLE 1 - DEFINITION OF CONTRACTOR. For purposes of this Agreement, all references in this agreement to Contractor shall include Contractor's . At the request of Railroad, Contractor shall remove from Railroad's property any employee of Contractor who fails

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  • The Association of American Railroads

    The Association of American Railroads

    Founded in 1934, AAR is the world's leading railroad policy, research, standard setting, and technology organization that focuses on the safety and productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry. AAR Full members include the major freight railroads in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Amtrak.

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  • UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY Contractor .

    UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY Contractor .

    The term "Contractor", "Contractor-in-Charge" and "Contractor Personnel" as used in this document or other reference materials applies to all non-employees at the work site including contract personnel, third party vendors, subcontractors and others within Railroad work .

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  • Risk Management--Railroad protective liability 11/11

    Risk Management--Railroad protective liability 11/11

    • A railroad protective liability policy is generally purchased by a contractor for the benefit of the railroad when the contractor and/or its subcontractors are performing work on or about railroad property. • This policy is similar in many ways to an owners and contractors protective liability (OCP) policy.

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  • Railroad Protective Liability | Insurance Glossary .

    Railroad Protective Liability | Insurance Glossary .

    Railroad Protective Liability Definition Insurance coverage protecting a railroad from liability it incurs because of the work of contractors on or near the railroad right-of-way. Links for IRMI Online Subscribers Only: CLI VI.R; CRT XII.D. Related Terms. Protective Liability Insurance .

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  • Railroads in the 1800s: History for kids

    Railroads in the 1800s: History for kids

    Railroads in the 1800s for kids John Quincy Adams was the 6th American President who served in office from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829. One of the important events during his presidency was the construction the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, one of the oldest US railroads in the 1800s.

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  • Railroad Construction & Maintenance : Railroad Contractors

    Railroad Construction & Maintenance : Railroad Contractors

    Railroad Construction & Maintenance A Leader in Track Construction Services. Ameritrack Rail is a full service rail contractor providing its customers with engineering and design services, new track construction, existing track maintenance and 24/7 emergency service.

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  • Contractual Liability and the CGL Policy | Expert .

    Contractual Liability and the CGL Policy | Expert .

    Contractual Liability and the CGL Policy . The liability is assumed in a contract or agreement that falls within the definition of "insured contract." . This can be accomplished by amending the policies to include coverage for railroad construction or demolition operations as an "insured contract."

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  • BNSF Contractor

    BNSF Contractor

    Railroad Intro. BNSF Contractor Orientation is excited to share with you our new-dedicated site for BNSF Railway Contractors. Our new site is required for any/all contractors working on/with BNSF Railway properties.

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