A Fremont, NE bound grain shuttle battles the grade east of Cheyenne at the famous "Archer Hill" between Cheyenne and Archer.
8444 crosses the Mojave River on the way to Los Angeles to celebrate Union Station's 50th birthday.
8444 crests Cima Hill, Calif on the way to Los Angeles to celebrate Union Station's 50th birthday.
A lame 8444 sits in Cheyenne after having failed on an excursion at Lynch, WY prior to a photo run. The right cylinder valve cage was damaged but the Northern managed to limp back to Cheyenne.
Union Pacific FEF-3 4-8-4 8444 backs down to Denver Union Station and the excursion train to Laramie, WY. The previous night's rain had turned to snow much to everyone's delight.
Union Pacific 8444 sits in Denver on a rainy Valentine Day's evening prior to an excursion the following day.
Now THAT is a plume! Well, admittedly it's overkill, but dramatic nonetheless. UP's world famous 4-8-4 climbs east through Echo Canyon on a sunny October 22, 1978 afternoon. UP President John C. K... (more)
A member of the Union Pacific 8444 crew works on the brake system as the locomotive sits in the Las Vegas yard.
With a loyal following of railfans parked along I-80 at the Castle Rock exit, UP 8444 heads west from Cheyenne, Wyoming to participate in the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal's 50th anniversar... (more)
Storm clouds part just in time to illuminate UP 4-8-4 #8444 on a westbound passenger special approaching Morgan, Utah. The Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal celebrated 50 years of service in Ma... (more)
Ready to depart eastbound.
UP 8444 with some newer brethren at Denver,CO..
The 1982 NRHS Convention was held in Denver, Colorado. The schedule included an excursion trip from Denver to Sterling and return. Union Pacific 8444 was the power for this trip. Union Pacific Cla... (more)
The Intermountain Chapter of the NRHS special stops at LaSalle,CO. on its way to Laramie,WY....drumhead sign adds a touch of class.
UP's 8444 storms through Mosier with the 1989 "Symphony Steam Tour" excursion returning from Bend on the Oregon Trunk.