Union Railroad Company manages Duquesne Wharf, which offers streamlined management of barge-to-rail transport of coal and other commodities. Duquesne Wharf manages rail-served points throughout the northeastern United States and Canada. Founded in 1896, it is a dual unloading system that is capable of transferring more than 18,000 tons of products per shift. The company serves the steel industry and provides fleet security by monitoring barges. It also specializes in the freeze conditioning of coal.