Inside the historic old Union Pacific steam backshop in Cheyenne, home base for Union Pacific's steam fleet, work is underway on returning UP FEF-3 #844 to service.
Union Pacific's famous 4-8-4 Steam engine 844 goes through the final phases of its thorough restoration. After reassembly, it hopefully will be ready for service by June of this year!
UP 844 with three E units are waiting to enter Denver Union Terminal as soon as Extra 5838 West clears the lead, on June 21, 1997. The two GP-60’s were leading the First Ladies of the World who ... (more)
Union Pacific 844 and three E-units pull an 18 car National Railway Historical Society charter through Sheephead Tunnel in Weber Canyon on June 28, 1997.
With the Great Salt Lake in the back ground UP 844 and 1996 roll through the big cut at Erda, Utah.
Union Pacific steam 4-8-4 No. 844 leads an 18 car NRHS special along the former D&RGW at Mesa (Thanksgiving Point) on June 23, 1997.
Union Pacific 4-8-4 No. 844 leads an 18 car NRHS passenger special along the former D&RGW through Spanish Fork Canyon on June 23, 1997.
Union Pacific's world famous steam 4-8-4 No. 844 leads an 18 car NRHS passenger special out of Helper, meeting a CSMGV-21 coal train along the way. June 23, 1997
The Arkansas State Capitol building looms in the distance and across the Arkansas River as UP 844 rests before another day of Fall trips to Bald Knob.
UP 844 rounds the big sweeping turn at Jericho, Utah on the Lynndyl Subdivision.
UP 844 rounds the Lofgreen curve after a 20 year hiatus from this trackage.
After a long road trip. Union Pacific 844 is heading for home on a frosty November morning in Utah's Weber Canyon. The cool morning air allows for a rare white plume of smoke out of the 844.
Framed by the firebox door opening, a crew member of Union Pacific’s steam shop is grinding in the firebox of 4-8-4 No. 844. On this date of March 25, 2013, the famous locomotive was getting some ... (more)
On the last legs of a 2900 mile journey with the Arizona and New Mexico centennial special, Union Pacific 844 rolls east to Wyoming and home.