RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 3985 Union Pacific Steam 4-6-6-4 at Salt Lake City, Utah by John Doughty
 
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Salt Lake City yard (more..)
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (more..)
June 26, 1982
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Steam Show 1982 (more..)
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With a Rio Grande freight passing on the left, and railfans on the right taking photos and quickly heading back to their cars, Union Pacific 3985 puts on a show as it slowly heads south to the Union Station. UP 3985 took a passenger train special down to Provo and back, and because it was a coal burner, it set off many brush fires. This led to UP 3985 being converted from a coal to oil burner. This was the very first time I saw an articulated steam locomotive running, and what a sight it was!
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