After running up to "Frontier Days" in Cheyenne, Wyo., earlier in the day, UP 844 and UP DDA40X 6936 roll down the Greeley Subdivision back to Denver on a perfect July evening.
UP 844 smokes it up as it departs Saint Louis, bound for Memphis, TN.
Union Pacific MDVRO approaches Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado, on January 21, 2006. Two EMD SD70Ms sandwich a GE C40-8 on the manifest freight bound for Roper Yard in Salt Lake City.
SD70ACE 8584 outside the UP Jenks shops. Notice the missing UP herald on the building.
Keeping a Close Eye: As UP 844 steams into Washington, MO for it's scheduled stop, the engineer, in classic fashion, leans out of the cab for a better view. On special trips like this, the ... (more)
UP #844 Steam Train PDXMN2-20 departs Dexter in a cloud of steam as they start to pull for the run to Marion, AR on it's Trek to Tennessee for the Big River Crossing grand opening in Memphis, TN
Drone Shot - UP #844 pulls the Steam Train PSTDX2-19 over Big Muddy river bridge on it's Trek to Tennessee for the Big River Crossing grand opening in Memphis, TN
UP 844 accelerates away from a 30-minute stop in Paragould, Arkansas, on the way to Marion, and an eventual grand opening of the "Big River Crossing" two days later in Memphis.
Historic Hermann: UP 844 departs Hermann, MO about 15 minutes early in order to try to keep schedule. With a short train like this she'll be up to track speed quickly. From the top of Kallm... (more)
UP 844 crosses over the Big Muddy River in southern Illinois. The locomotive is heading to Memphis, TN for a bridge dedication ceremony.
Four UP motors head up a North Platte to West Colton manifest as it rolls west through scenic Afton Canyon on the old LA&SL.
St. Louis Steam: After high-balling St. Louis, UP 844 creeps across TRRA's MacArthur Bridge, after being given a 10mph slow order by the West Belt dispatcher. The St. Louis Arch is visible ... (more)
Union Pacific 844 slows on the approach for a stop in Scott City, MO as it curves around a MoPac searchlight signal on the north side of town
Union Pacific 844 leads a short excursion train under the cantilever signal at Dupo, IL on the UP Chester Subdivision.
UP 844 is heading to Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday for a bridge unveiling... (more)