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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:Alco 4-6-6-4Built As:UP 3985 (4-6-6-4)
Serial Number:70174Order No:
Frame Number:Built:6/1943
Notes:Challenger, Class 4664-4, operational with UP Steam Program
Other locos with this serial:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4) CRR 676(4-6-6-4)
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UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Description:  Ryan (standing next to the tracks) didn't realize how close he was till it got to him.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 7:49:29 PM
Location:  Chester, IL
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  258   Comments: 4
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Description:  UP 3985 blast past a coal train led by 6476, which is waiting on a crew.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 7:49:29 PM
Location:  Dupo, IL
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4) UP 6476(AC44CW)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle NB
Description:  UP 3985 blast past a coal train led by 6476, which is waiting on a crew.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 7:49:30 PM
Location:  Dupo, IL
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4) UP 6476(AC44CW)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Description:  Just behind me is where it 'spent the night'.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 7:49:33 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  237   Comments: 4
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Description:  Just behind me is where it 'spent the night'.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 7:49:36 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  241   Comments: 3
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Description:  Approaching the switch to the siding where it spent the night.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 5:35:54 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle WB at S. Jefferson Ave.
Description:  Approaching the switch to the siding where it spent the night.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 5:35:54 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle at S. Ewing Ave. & Papin St.
Title:  UP 3985 Missouri River Eagle at S. Ewing Ave. & Papin St.
Description:  The Challenger pulling into its 'stable' for the waiting & adoring fans.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 5:35:56 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Waxler
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  UP Chester Sub. 3 miles North of Gorham ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:18:25 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  178   Comments: 2
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  UP Chester Sub. 3 miles North of Gorham ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:20:01 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Pulling in for service ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:25:40 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  164   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Pulling in for service ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:32:27 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Pulling in for service ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:33:41 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  155   Comments: 2
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Pulling in for service ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:34:42 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  1036   Comments: 3
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Getting serviced before heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:43:54 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Getting serviced before heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:42:30 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Getting serviced before heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:38:46 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Getting serviced before heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:45:56 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Inside look while getting serviced before heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:53:51 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Getting ready to head back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:47:04 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Heading back North ~ Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/trnbuf
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2010 8:50:35 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mike Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Team work to lubricate the giant UP steam engine 3985 in Southern Illinois. It will eventually head to St. Louis.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/25/2010 12:19:03 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Doug Wolfe
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  140   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Missouri River Eagle heritage tour, just after crossing the Kaskaskia River
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/19/2010 7:24:23 PM
Location:  Ellis Grove, IL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  569   Comments: 3
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Challenger steam locomotive UP 3985 the "Missouri River Eagle" arriving in Gorham. It will turn around and be serviced before returning to St. Louis.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/8/2010 10:11:20 AM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Doug Wolfe
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  222   Comments: 5
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Challenger steam locomotive UP 3985 the "Missouri River Eagle" in Southern Illinois.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/8/2010 10:08:32 AM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Doug Wolfe
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  164   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  1940's technology races through rural Illinois in 2010.
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/8/2010 2:30:48 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Doug Wolfe
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
UP 3985 Front shot
Title:  UP 3985 Front shot
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 2/21/2011 4:16:47 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Evan Acker
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
UP 3985 sitting in downtown STL
Title:  UP 3985 sitting in downtown STL
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 2/21/2011 4:11:05 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Evan Acker
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
UP 3985 on display
Title:  UP 3985 on display
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 2/21/2011 4:14:28 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Evan Acker
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  No mistaking this location, with the Gateway Arch in the background.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/15/2010 3:35:06 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  98   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The biggest operating steam engine in the world sits on display in St. Louis.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/15/2010 3:33:56 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  On display in downtown St Louis.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 10:07:19 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The westbound Missouri River Eagle special sits on display in downtown St. Louis.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 11/7/2010 1:37:24 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Matthew Chapman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The UP Challenger rests for the night.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 12:06:47 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Matthew Chapman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  440   Comments: 7
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The UP Challenger spends the night in St. Louis under a clear sky.
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/17/2010 9:50:44 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Matthew Chapman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Fill UP
Title:  Fill UP
Description:  Fill it UP, check the oil and tires and wash the windshield
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/30/2010 10:27:37 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  David Bodkin
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:00:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Steam swirls in the cab of UP 3985 at idle on Display at St. Louis, Mo.
Title:  Steam swirls in the cab of UP 3985 at idle on Display at St. Louis, Mo.
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:01:16 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  InCab,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:02:18 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:02:41 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Almost panoramic view of UP 3985 with the Arch and St. Louis Skyline to the east in background from Closed Compton Avenue Overpass
Title:  Almost panoramic view of UP 3985 with the Arch and St. Louis Skyline to the east in background from Closed Compton Avenue Overpass
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:20:11 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Scenic,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  2077   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:20:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
UP 3985 on display with Union Pacific train CNAOV 06  Passing East
Title:  UP 3985 on display with Union Pacific train CNAOV 06 Passing East
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:21:03 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:21:22 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
workers making spot repairs on UP 3985 while on Display in St. Louis
Title:  workers making spot repairs on UP 3985 while on Display in St. Louis
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:21:42 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:22:20 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:22:37 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 7:22:55 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Bob Bober
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 2:05:15 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Night,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  450   Comments: 2
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 2:05:50 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Night,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  166   Comments: 0


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