UP 844 leads its special all around the Southwest and now, it pulls its train up the famous Cajon Pass for the first time in 22 years with the sun finding a break in the clouds just at the right t... (more)
UP steam engine 844 charges out of West Colton up the famous Cajon Pass as it slowly moves through Dike on a typical stormy November day on the pass.
Engineer Dickens blows the whistle of 844 as it thunders down the tracks as the wind blows through the hair of engineer Dickens with a crowded steam engine cab.
UP 844 nears the summit of Cajon Pass just after passing through Silverwood.
UP 844 and train round the big curve west of Summit just as the clouds cleared to the delight of the many railfans on hand.
Union Pacific 4-8-4 844, the only steam engine never retired by its original owner, passes through the stark landscape at the northern side of Victorville, California, on November 19, 2011. The t... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-4 844 leads a short train around Sullivan's Curve in southern California's Cajon Pass under skies that were threatening rain. The cold temperatures, though, provided more steam ... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-4 844 passes through the "moonscape" just north of Victorville, California, as it heads for Yermo on November 19, 2011. (Coincidentally, the camera assigned this image the name ... (more)
Union Pacific train SWCYR 19, with 4-8-4 844 on the point, rounds Cajon Pass' famed Sullivan's Curve on November 19, 2011. The train is running from West Colton Yard, in Bloomington, to Yermo, ju... (more)
I think I can, I think I can.. After highballing West Colton yard, UP 844 leads its Yermo bound train up the UP Palmdale cut off to summit on a foggy and windy November morning.
UP 844 charges down the tracks as it rolls by the crossing at Lugo with a group of railfans enjoying this spectacular sight on Cajon Pass.