Union Pacific 844, adorned with flags from both the Confederacy and the Union, rolls along at a good clip along the south bank of the Missouri River at Wooldridge, MO. This shot was taken from the foundations of a former grain elevator, on which the UP now stores track supplies. The 17 car train was on its way to Marion, AR, to unload cannons and actors for the 150th Battle of Shiloh reenactment. UP 2010, the Boy Scouts of America engine, is trailing.
On March 27, 2012, UP 844 traveled from Kansas City to St. Louis for the Missouri leg of the Shiloh Limited excursion train. In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh, UP ran this special, complete with 2 water cars, UP 2010 (Boy Sco