Speeding across the Union Pacific's Yuma Subdivision on November 17, 2011, UP 4-8-4 844 has been touring the American southwest in order to help celebrate the upcoming centennials of New Mexico an... (more)
UP 844 and UP 3985 lead a passenger special out of Denver on July 23, 2005. Seen here at Henderson, the doubleheaded special would only make Greeley before the 3985 was removed with mechanical is... (more)
After the reenactment of the Golden Spike Ceremony and all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the event had ended, I had an opportunity to take a few pictures of the UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and... (more)
Big steam in the shadow of the Wasatch. Union Pacific's mighty Northern #844 steams in the yard at Ogden's Union Station on the eve of the sesquicentennial of the Transcontinental Railroad,... (more)
A Golden Spike in Ogden. UP Senior VP, Scott Moore joins several local dignitaries and a descendant of one of the Chinese immigrants who built the Transcontinental Railroad in a 150th anniv... (more)
Union Pacific - Building America! With "Living Legend" 844 as a backdrop, and flanked by local dignitaries and senior UP Management, UP Chairman and President Lance M. Fritz addre... (more)
A crew picture in front of "Living Legend" Union Pacific 4-8-4 "Northern" steam locomotive #844 after the ceremony in Ogden, UT on May 9, 2019.
A portrait of "Living Legend" Union Pacific 4-8-4 "Northern" steam locomotive #844 at the beginning of the ceremony in Ogden, UT in the early morning of May 9 2019.
Two members of the steam team lube the rods of Union Pacific Northern No. 844 at Rawlins, Wyoming, on May 6, 2019.
With all the hubbub of the recent restoration of Union Pacific Big Boy #4014, and the amazing celebrations of the Golden Spike Anniversary, it's not hard to overlook the blood, sweat, and tears th... (more)
A Big Boy meeting an FEF-3 in Ogden was an everyday occurrence in the 1940s and 50s, but quite a sight to behold in this day and age. The masonry wall behind the 844 is the modern-day FrontRunner... (more)
New meets old at The Great Race To Ogden Celebration.
On Saturday UP 844 (4-8-4) will leave Cheyenne and head west toward Utah. The Big Boy will follow in about a week.
No doubt railfans, foamers and photogs will be lining the tracks for miles!
UP 844 powers an excursion thru the west side of Milwaukee on CNW tracks in August of 1996.