Pacing Union Pacific 844

Pacing Union Pacific 844 | Train Fanatics Videos

Up close and personal with hundreds of moving parts!

Fast and furious is what you see here with Union Pacific’s 844 Northern class beast!

Caught making a run to the 2011 Cheyenne Frontier Days, UP 844 is seen highballin’ down the line out of Pierce, Colorado.

Ordered by Union Pacific in 1944, UP 844 was designed by Union Pacific and ALCO to safely pull a 1000 ton passenger train at 100 miles per hour!

Quick Facts

  • Rail Line: Union Pacific
  • Power type: 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive FEF-3 class Northern
  • Builder: American Locomotive Company
  • Locomotive and tender weight: 907,890 lbs
  • Tractive effort: 63,750 lbf

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