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7/23/2017
 
 
 
 
 
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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Backing to the depot
Title:  Backing to the depot
Description:  The public excursion backs from UP's Fife yard to Amtrak's Tacoma station to start Saturday's trip.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:54 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  SP 4449(4-8-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  291   Comments: 1
Adding to the clouds
Title:  Adding to the clouds
Description:  SP 4449 and UP 844 back the special around the curve at River St. and into the Amtrak depot.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:54 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  SP 4449(4-8-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
River Street Reverse
Title:  River Street Reverse
Description:  UP 844 shoves the Saturday excursion around the curve at River St. into the Tacoma Amtrak depot.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:55 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Steam Bath
Title:  Steam Bath
Description:  Both engines release plumes of steam as they make the final push into the Tacoma depot.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:56 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) SP 4449(4-8-4)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Old Meets New
Title:  Old Meets New
Description:  The special backs past more modern power outfitted with remote control working Tacoma yard.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:56 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) SP 4449(4-8-4) BNSF 2265(GP38-2)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
In Between
Title:  In Between
Description:  Just as the special was leaving Tacoma, BNSF's S-CHCTAC arrived, spoiling what would have been a good photo opportunity. Sigh!
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:57 AM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
On the High Iron
Title:  On the High Iron
Description:  On the mainline, the grand ladies were allowed to run. I figured about 65mph through Kent.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:58 AM
Location:  Kent, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) SP 4449(4-8-4)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
Mukilteo Speedway
Title:  Mukilteo Speedway
Description:  The special blasts under the car bridge leading to the Mukilteo ferry dock, most likely surprising motorists who had no idea what was going on.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:59 AM
Location:  Mukilteo, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
Basic Black
Title:  Basic Black
Description:  Charging through Mukilteo, 844's paint shone on this unusual northwest sunny day.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:52:59 AM
Location:  Mukilteo, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  1028   Comments: 3
Trailing Unit
Title:  Trailing Unit
Description:  Having swapped places with 4449, UP 844 now runs in second from Everett to Tacoma.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:53:01 AM
Location:  Everett, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
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Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Running on Yellow
Title:  Running on Yellow
Description:  By the time the special got back to Auburn, it was running behind a couple of other trains -- and the rain.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:53:02 AM
Location:  Auburn, WA
Author:  Ken Liesse
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 4449(4-8-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  373   Comments: 0


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