844

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  1. Time to check things out

    Time to check things out

    UP engineer (appears to be Lynn Nystrom) disembarking from UP844 shortly after arrival at Coffeyville on April 24, 2010.
  2. Taking on water at Coffeyville, Kansas

    Taking on water at Coffeyville, Kansas

    UP 844 shortly after arrival in Coffeyville, Kansas on return leg of The Valley Eagle Heritage Tour, with boilermaker supervising the taking on of water. Public hydrant at corner of Dakota and Atlantic near train yards.
  3. UP 844 Downtown Houston

    UP 844 Downtown Houston

    UP 844 Downtown Houston between the Police Station and the University of Houston downtown. Waterways are White Oak Bayou and Buffalo Bayou.
  4. The boss waits for safety

    The boss waits for safety

    The conductor of the Valley Eagle waits for crowd control at Harlingen. Excited, but foolish people delayed the train's arrival in the downtown square.
  5. Chuffing for a spot

    Chuffing for a spot

    The Valley Eagle gets ready to spot for invited guests.
  6. Valley Eagle at Harlingen, TX

    Valley Eagle at Harlingen, TX

    Some state that 1952-53 was the last year for steam in the Rio Grande Valley. A big thanks goes to Harlingen's mayor Chris Boswell for getting the big northern to help celebrate the city's centennial. The mayor and entourage is pictured to the right.
  7. 844 in Houston

    844 in Houston

    UP 844 rolls slowly past St Arnold's Brewery in Houston, Tx April 11, 2010
  8. UP 844, Midlothian, Tx

    UP 844, Midlothian, Tx

    UP 844 in Midlothian, Tx..on its way to Ennis, then Corsicana and Hearne, Tx...Here it is on UP's Midlothian Sub (former SP line) under the 9th St bridge...
  9. UP 8444 and UP 844 at Hinkle OR

    UP 8444 and UP 844 at Hinkle OR

    UP 8444 brought the "US State Flags" special train to Spokane WA where it was on display for 6 months during Expo-74, the 1974 Worlds Fair. During a layover at Hinkle OR on 4/21/1974 UP 844, the GP30 that was responsible for 844 becomming 8444 in 1962 showed up on the next track...
  10. Taking  five

    Taking five

    One of the Hard working UP Steam Crew takes five!
  11. Oh for  day gone

    Oh for day gone

    Oh for the day gone pasted. At least once a year I can dream about it. As the 844 Steams past.
  12. 844 High balling

    844 High balling

    Just a little behind as the 844 high ball past.On the way to Cheyenne Wyo.
  13. A moment  alone

    A moment alone

    A crew member of the UP 844 takes a moment to reflect back on the day.
  14. The 844

    The 844

    The 844 in all her Glory in the Queen City o the plains
  15. Check it out

    Check it out

    OK here the Plain!We will head out and go north to Cheyenne. OK?
  16. Triple steam at Hearst

    Triple steam at Hearst

    Union Pacific 844 pauses for photos with Southern Pacific 2472 and Robert Dollar Company number 3 at Hearst siding, near Sunol, California.
  17. Steam Trio at Hearst

    Steam Trio at Hearst

    Union Pacific 844, Southern Pacific 2472, and the Robert Dollar Company #3 pose for all the foamers at Hearst siding near Sunol, California this morning. Union Pacific made an extra effort to acommidate us all by allowing us to cross over the tracks for photos.
  18. UP Biz Car "Cheyenne"

    UP Biz Car "Cheyenne"

    Union Pacific's business car "Cheyenne" brings up the rear of the 844 special at Hearst siding near Sunol, California. A very classy end to the UP special train and also to the 30 minute stop to view all three steam locomotives this morning.
  19. UP 844 at Pinole

    UP 844 at Pinole

    UP 844 leads the Western Heritage special around the big curve at Pinole as it runs along the San Francisco Bay. It's nearly to its western-most destination of Oakland.
  20. U.P. 844 in Sepia

    U.P. 844 in Sepia

    844 visited Kansas City Union Station in June '07


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