Marshall, MO

Ben Jones (left) UP director - Public Affairs, presents Marshall Mayor Mark Gooden with UP's Partnership Coin during a city council meeting Monday, Dec. 3.

Ben Jones (left) UP director - Public Affairs, presents Marshall Mayor Mark Gooden with UP's Partnership Coin during a city council meeting Monday, Dec. 3.

The main line was built through Marshall by the Missouri Pacific Railway in 1888. In March, 1917, a merger of Missouri Pacific Railway and the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway was completed and a new company was formed - Missouri Pacific Railroad Company. Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific merged in 1982.