December 21, 2014

After 90 years, no more Corgiats aboard

On the first day of November, Bruce Corgiat tried to log on to the Union Pacific Railroad’s employee web page just as he’d done most other mornings.

“They’d already blocked me,” he said.

Wow, that was quick. On Halloween, Bruce officially retired from the railroad, as did his father and three brothers before him. But his was different from the others, and getting blocked from the website represented the exclamation point.

Read the complete story at the Modesto Bee.