Union Pacific 844 Barrels To California!

Union Pacific 844 Barrels To California! | Train Fanatics Videos


The Union Pacific Railroad is one of largest railroads in the United States. Engine #844 was one of the last steam locomotives that moved both freight and passengers. She now serves her owners pulling special public trains on historic occasions as depicted in this video.

Check out the angle at which this video is shot and the smoke in distance coming directly at you from around the curve. Her record is a 1,000-ton passenger train and she could get up to 120 miles per hour!

Quick Facts

  • Rail Line: Union Pacific
  • Train Name: UP steam engine 844 launches The Western Heritage Tour Union Pacific Railroads
  • Power type: 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive FEF-3 class
  • Builder: American Locomotive Company
  • Train type: Freight/Passenger

If you’ve ever taken a ride on the Union Pacific 844 or a train like this let us know in the comments below! Would love to hear your experience on this classic piece of history!

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