Union Pacific 4-8-4 No. 844 coming to the Midwest
This years 2013 Union Pacific No. 844 schedule will include June excursions to the Cornhusker State.
No. 844 will travel from its home base in Cheyenne, Wyo., to North Platte, Neb., on June 9, then continuing on to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on June 10. The locomotive will be on display at the College World Series in Omaha June 14-25.
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2013 UP 844 schedule for June:
Depart Cheyenne 8 a.m. Mountain Time
9:30 a.m. Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
11:30 a.m. Sidney, Neb.
1:45 p.m. Ogallala, Neb.
5 p.m. Central Time North Platte, Neb.
Depart North Platte 8 a.m.
9:30 a.m. Lexington, Neb.
11:45 a.m. Grand Island, Neb.
1:30 p.m. Columbus, Neb.
3:15 p.m. Fremont, Neb.
5:15 p.m Arrive Council Bluffs, Iowa
8:00 a.m Depart Council Bluffs, Iowa
10:01a.m. Arrive Omaha, Neb
Display Noon – 7:00 p.m. CT
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT Omaha, Neb.
Arrival 11:00 a.m. CT Council Bluffs, Iowa
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT Council Bluffs, Iowa
Arrive 9:15 a.m. CT Fremont, Neb
Depart 9:45 a.m. CT
Arrival 11:01 a.m. CT Columbus, Neb
Depart 11:30 a.m. CT
Arrival 1:15 p.m. CT Grand Island, Neb.
Depart 1:45 p.m. CT
Arrival 3:30 p.m. CT Lexington, Neb.
Depart 4:01 p.m. CT
Arrival 5:15 p.m. CT North Platte, Neb.
Depart 9:00 a.m. CT North Platte, Neb.
Arrival 9:30 a.m. MT Ogallala, Neb.
Depart 10:01 a.m. MT
Arrival 11:30 a.m. MT Sidney, Neb.
Depart 11:45 a.m. MT
Arrival 2:15 p.m. MT Potter, Neb.
Arrival 3:15 p.m. MT Pine Bluffs, Wyo
Depart 3:30 p.m. MT
Arrival 4:45 p.m. MT Cheyenne, Wyo.
UP will also operate a passenger special from Omaha to North Platte June 7 for the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska at the Hanging H Ranch between Paxton and Sutherland. Proceeds benefit cancer research and local health care. The train will depart the Durham Western Heritage Museum (Omaha Union Station) at 8:30 a.m. and arrive in North Platte at 2:45 p.m.
For more information, go to http://cattlemensball.com/ride-the-train.
Kirby and I saw it in action in Denver earlier this year, but last weekend I got to see it up close and personal: Union Pacific 844, the “Living Legend” and the only steam locomotive never to have been retired by a major US …
Publish Date: 10/30/2012 23:18
Union Pacific locomotive 844, on the last leg of a tour commemorating the railroad’s 150th anniversary, passes by the station before pulling into a siding to stop for the night.
Publish Date: 11/02/2012 1:39