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10/19/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:Alco 4-8-4Built As:UP 844 (4-8-4)
Serial Number:72791Order No:
Frame Number:Built:12/1944
Notes:Blt 1944; FEF-3, In Service - UP
Other locos with this serial:  UP 8444(4-8-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
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UP 2010
Title:  UP 2010
Description:  UP 2010 is along for the ride right now, but can be used to assist the 844 when necessary once the consist expands leaving Omaha.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/25/2012 10:56:18 PM
Location:  Fremont, NE
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 2010(AC45CCTE) UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
High Stepping
Title:  High Stepping
Description:  UP 844 with the abbreviated consist of The Shiloh Limited enroute from Cheyenne to Council Bluffs crests Arlington Hill, evoking a fleeting sense of what it must have been like over half a century ago, thousands of times a day, all across the land. One must feel great appreciation toward Union Pacific for perpetuating the thrilling legacy of mainline steam. Nothing quite like it.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 2:25:49 AM
Location:  Arlington, NE
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  87   Comments: 2
Eagle Eye
Title:  Eagle Eye
Description:  Engineer Dickens guides the 844 into Fremont, NE.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/25/2012 10:55:50 PM
Location:  Fremont, NE
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  98   Comments: 1
A clean machine
Title:  A clean machine
Description:  Greeting the Fremont Local crew as 844 glides into Fremont.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/25/2012 10:56:06 PM
Location:  Fremont, NE
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
Spring is sprung and the 844 is ready to run.
Title:  Spring is sprung and the 844 is ready to run.
Description:  UP 844 with The Cheyenne section of The Shiloh Limited (enroute Council Bluffs to fill with equipment) departs Fremont with a solid beat.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 2:33:50 AM
Location:  Fremont, NE
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
The Shiloh Limited
Title:  The Shiloh Limited
Description:  Celebrating Union Pacifics 150th year, UP 844 is enroute from Cheyenne to Council Bluffs to pick up more equipment, thence toward Marion, AR. Its a nearly immaculate locomotive at this stage of the journey.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 2:14:33 AM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  957   Comments: 6
Pit stop
Title:  Pit stop
Description:  UP 844 arrives in Missouri Valley, IA for a brief lube before whistling off for Council Bluffs.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 2:35:40 AM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
Blue Flag
Title:  Blue Flag
Description:  A Big Boy! Though lacking the extra set of drivers, UP 844 is nevertheless a massive piece of equipment. The grand Northern briefly pauses in Missouri Valley for service before heading into Council Bluffs.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/25/2012 11:07:44 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  89   Comments: 1
UP Steam Crew
Title:  UP Steam Crew
Description:  The experienced steam crew tends to the 844s massive drivers during a brief service stop.
Photo Date:  3/23/2012  Upload Date: 3/25/2012 11:07:52 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  87   Comments: 0


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