On July 11, 1981 the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club sponsored round-trip excursion with UP 8444 between Denver and Sterling, CO. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 8444 and 3985 going to the First CSRM Sacramento Railfair. A Roger Puta Photograph
All eyes on all moving parts! UP 8444 and 3985 steaming to the First Sacramento Rail Fair. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 8444 glides east along the Columbia River near The Dalles, OR on its way to La Grande with a passenger special that will visit the Pendleton Roundup the following day.
UP 8444 (now 844) gets some TLC during its overnight layover at La Grande, OR. The train came east from Portland and in the morning will head back with a stop at the Pendleton Roundup. UP 844 is t... (more)
UP 8444 and 3985 in a ferry move to the opening of the California State Railroad Museum. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 8444 (now back to 844) rolled east along the Columbia River at Wyeth, OR on a Special to the Pendleton Roundup. The train went east from Portland on the 14th, spending the night in La Grande be... (more)
UP 8444 photo run-by at Carr,CO..
We're stopped at LaSalle,CO. for servicing on the Denver/Laramie NRHS Special pulled by the UP's 8444. I did love UP steam excursions and tried to make as many as possible but looking back I guess... (more)
Photo run-by north of LaSalle,CO..
From the vestibule.
From the Dutch door at track speed across Wyoming.
Photo run-by but to this day still can't figure out where that Cadillac came from out in the middle of no-where.