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  1. brad_in_omaha

    UP 844 in Omaha, NE

    The UP 844 rolled in to Omaha yesterday afternoon, sporting a new black nose. For years its been silver. The red mars light was also removed during the rebuild. Wish I would have had more time to get out and chase it across the plains. 1. 20170612SC8A3743 by Brad Williams, on Flickr...
  2. J

    UP 844 Steam Locomotive with UP Coal Passing

    Hello everyone! I am posting my first video to the group! Summer 2011 - Here is a UP Coal Train passing the UP 844 Steam Locomotive as it was parked near Downtown St. Louis on its cross-country tour that year. It's great to be part of the group! And, thank you for viewing my video...
  3. UP 844 Omaha Amtrak Depot

    UP 844 Omaha Amtrak Depot

    Backing from Gibson Yard to the UP main line is UP 844 on June 26, 2013
  4. G

    844 on the Marysville sub 10-12-2012 Gibbon, NE to Marysville, KS

    This video is my first that is worth of railroadforum. the rest you can find on my youtube channel, but i'll only pick out the quality for you folks. No Shakey cam, I used a tripod. Mo motor zooming. (I still to get the hang of smooth zooming) No warning bell at crossings (my crossings were...
  5. brad_in_omaha

    844 Comes to Omaha/Council Bluffs

    UP 844 North to Omaha/CB - STPCB-08 1. South of Offutt AFB on Fairview. 2. South of Offutt AFB 3. South leg of the Wimmer Wye 4. South leg of the Wimmer Wye 5. South leg of the Wimmer Wye 6. South leg of the Wimmer Wye 7. Vinton Street 8. Vinton...
  6. Foggy departure

    Foggy departure

    UP 844 departs North Platte in a heavy fog with the Shiloh Limited.
  7. UP844 Brings the Shiloh Special Headend Cars to CB IA

    UP844 Brings the Shiloh Special Headend Cars to CB IA

    Seen at Canal St. in Missouri Valley IA
  8. Little 844 closeup against Big 844 drivers/con rod

    Little 844 closeup against Big 844 drivers/con rod

    Let's compare little 844 with BIG 844 !! Love the perspective between the sizes !! Thanks to the gentleman who brought his newly purchased 844 - Lionel version. 1:48 scale I believe (O-scale).
  9. Little 844 vs Big 844 !

    Little 844 vs Big 844 !

    Let's compare little 844 with BIG 844 !! Love the perspective between the sizes !! Thanks to the gentleman who brought his newly purchased 844 - Lionel version. 1:48 scale I believe (O-scale).
  10. brad_in_omaha

    844 Arrives at CWS

    The 844 Arrived in Downtown Omaha Today just outside The Trade (TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, AKA TDAPO), Home to the NCAA Mens College World Series. It looks GREAT!!! 1. 2. 3. 4. UP 7410 is also there 5. 6. 7.
  11. 844 coming to life

    844 coming to life

    844 is steaming to life in Longview Texas on April 21, 2010 awaiting departure to North Little Rock. This will be the beginning of my 90 mile ride to Texarkana aboard the train.
  12. Engineer walking beside tracks

    Engineer walking beside tracks

    This is the companion photo to the one I posted previously showing the engineer (Lynn Nystrom) disembarking from UP844 after arrival at Coffeyville, KS on 04/24/2010. I will dedicate this photo to the memory of UP steam engineer Lynn Nystrom, who reportedly passed away on May 5, 2010. RIP
  13. UP Service Truck 40110 by the "Reed Jackson"

    UP Service Truck 40110 by the "Reed Jackson"

    UP service truck driving northbound along the tracks next to the parked display of UP 844 during "The Valley Eagle" Heritage Tour, 2010. The car "Reed Jackson" is immediately behind it.
  14. Souvenir Shop is Open!

    Souvenir Shop is Open!

    This souvenir shop sign is detachable, fitting into a holder on the side of the car. At the end of the first car in the photo, you can see a portion of the special signage UP is using this year to honor the National Model Railroad Association for their 75 years of service to the model...
  15. Confab time in Coffeyville

    Confab time in Coffeyville

    Several UP employees gather in the cabin for a discussion shortly after arrival in Coffeyville, KS. 844 was on its way back north on the final leg of "The Valley Eagle" Heritage Tour 2010. (Actual date of pic is 04.24.2010)
  16. Blocking the road for UP 844

    Blocking the road for UP 844

    Union Pacific service truck 53126 blocking the road at Dakota and Atlantic, for hooking fire hose to UP car "Joe Jackson" 814 for water fill-up. This is a match to the other photo I posted taken trackside, to show the whole operation. This was during "The Valley Eagle&quot...
  17. Closeup  detail of "Elephant Ears" UP844

    Closeup detail of "Elephant Ears" UP844

    Closeup of "Elephant Ears", taken on 04/24/2010
  18. Detail of drive wheels, UP844

    Detail of drive wheels, UP844

    Close-in detail on driver wheels, UP 844. Photo was taken on 04/24/2010 (date on photo is incorrect)
  19. Brakeman checking things out in Coffeyville, KS

    Brakeman checking things out in Coffeyville, KS

    Taken shortly after arrival in Coffeyville, KS on return leg of "The Valley Eagle" Heritage Tour. (Note that date on photo is incorrect; was actually taken on 04/24/2010)
  20. UP844 Refueling Ops, Parsons, KS

    UP844 Refueling Ops, Parsons, KS

    UP844 being refueled shortly after arrival in Parsons, KS on April 7, 2010. Train overnighted there before moving on south.



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