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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
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  4-6-6-4 in Villa Grove yard filling with water. Date approximant
Photo Date:  7/1/1994  Upload Date: 9/30/2011 12:01:46 PM
Location:  Villa Grove, IL
Author:  Larry Behl
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
UP 3985 4-6-6-4 Challenger
Title:  UP 3985 4-6-6-4 Challenger
Description:  Arived Van Buren, AR for Overnight stop. Tomorrow on to Little Rock, AR Parked on Main Line in Van Buren at the 13th Street Yard Office. Ironically the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad (AM) has an RS1 Diesel a few months older than this Steam Loco. UP 3985 Blt 7/1943 AM 22 Blt 4/1943. AM RS1 Picture also in another of my album.
Photo Date:  6/4/1995  Upload Date: 10/7/2006 3:42:50 PM
Location:  Van Buren, AR
Author:  Richard Sprouse
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  551   Comments: 0
Looking Westbound at a Westbound
Title:  Looking Westbound at a Westbound
Description:  UP#3985 and the Es are pulling off the mainline risers at Hinkle enroute to Portland on Main#1 while an eastbound DPU consist is being built on the Old South Lead.
Photo Date:  9/22/1995  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 9:47:27 PM
Location:  Hinkle, OR
Author:  Ryan Swanson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 9398(C40-8W) UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  377   Comments: 2
Title: 
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/1997  Upload Date: 11/27/2013 6:51:19 PM
Location:  Valley Junction, TX
Author:  Forrest L. Becht/Scan of Calendar/C.T. Bruce Collection
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Signal,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The two famous UP steam locomotives sit in Roseville, CA during the CA Railroad Museum anniversary.
Photo Date:  6/12/1999  Upload Date: 7/7/2012 1:43:15 PM
Location:  Roseville, CA
Author:  Mark Forbes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  962   Comments: 0
UP 3985 at Union Station
Title:  UP 3985 at Union Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2000  Upload Date: 7/7/2006 6:00:10 PM
Location:  Kansas City, MO
Author:  mark mcdowell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  512   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/16/2000  Upload Date: 6/15/2007 2:04:40 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  TIM PESTKA
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  749   Comments: 0
Title: 
Description:  UP 3985 at Martinez spur (Cajon Pass)
Photo Date:  1/1/2001  Upload Date: 1/8/2006 12:26:48 PM
Location:  Summit, CA
Author:  chad thomas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  493   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  UP 3985 races across the Moreau River bridge at 60 mph on its way to the 2001 NRHS convention
Photo Date:  6/1/2001  Upload Date: 2/13/2006 1:00:14 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Gary Dyhouse
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  871   Comments: 2
UP 3985 in 2001 (Sometime) at MoPac Station
Title:  UP 3985 in 2001 (Sometime) at MoPac Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2001  Upload Date: 9/14/2004 3:20:59 PM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  John Kuehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  665   Comments: 1
UP 3985 in 2001 (Sometime) in Millbottoms
Title:  UP 3985 in 2001 (Sometime) in Millbottoms
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2001  Upload Date: 9/14/2004 3:25:05 PM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  John Kuehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  752   Comments: 0
Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Title:  Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Description:  The 3985 and a few supply cars storm up Archer Hill
Photo Date:  6/7/2001  Upload Date: 7/13/2016 3:03:32 PM
Location:  Archer Hill, WY
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  west bound UP 3985 coming back from Illinois
Photo Date:  6/8/2001  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 10:42:34 PM
Location:  Egbert, WY
Author:  steven hamilton
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  a crappy scan from the Challenger excursion from StLouis...
Photo Date:  6/11/2001  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 4:22:40 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Mark Herren
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
Challenger highballing to Milwaukee
Title:  Challenger highballing to Milwaukee
Description:  UP 3985 highballs through through Winfield, IL on it's way to Milwaukee
Photo Date:  6/15/2001  Upload Date: 8/5/2004 7:09:27 PM
Location:  Winfield, IL
Author:  Neil Huss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  583   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/19/2001  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 10:08:59 AM
Location:  Fountain, IL
Author:  Pat Schmidt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  320   Comments: 1
UP 3985 deadheading west to Kansas City
Title:  UP 3985 deadheading west to Kansas City
Description:  First leg of it's trip home to Cheyenne has it laying overnight in Kansas City, just a short ways away from Pleasant Hill.
Photo Date:  6/22/2001  Upload Date: 8/30/2007 9:50:30 PM
Location:  Pleasant Hill, MO
Author:  Jerry Albertie
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  419   Comments: 2
UP 3985 steam train
Title:  UP 3985 steam train
Description:  UP passenger train running back to home base in Cheyenne WY 3 miles northwest of Topeka KS
Photo Date:  6/23/2001  Upload Date: 12/18/2004 12:33:33 PM
Location:  Topeka, KS
Author:  Eric Burris
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  515   Comments: 1
UP 3985 steam train
Title:  UP 3985 steam train
Description:  UP passenger train running back to home base in Cheyenne WY 3 miles northwest of Topeka KS
Photo Date:  6/23/2001  Upload Date: 12/18/2004 12:33:33 PM
Location:  Topeka, KS
Author:  Eric Burris
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  459   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  NRHS Sprcial speeds north on UP's Chester Sub. over the Kaskaskia River.
Photo Date:  7/1/2001  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 2:42:08 AM
Location:  Roots, IL
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  373   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  NRHS Special has just been wyed in Gorham and is ready to head back to St.Louis.
Photo Date:  7/1/2001  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 2:44:55 AM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  UP Challenger 3985 rolls south through Ault with a Cheyenne Frontier Days deadhead move to Denver
Photo Date:  7/19/2001  Upload Date: 9/15/2016 7:40:08 PM
Location:  Ault, CO
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  The annual Cheyenne Frontier Days special north of Pierce. At Cheyenne, passengers would attend the CFD festivities and return by train to Denver in the evening. Notice the UP E8B helping the Challenger.
Photo Date:  7/21/2001  Upload Date: 9/15/2016 7:41:23 PM
Location:  Pierce, CO
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  118   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2001  Upload Date: 10/28/2011 6:52:34 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  max linder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2001  Upload Date: 10/28/2011 6:52:40 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  Mike Conn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/16/2001  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 10:33:47 PM
Location:  Davenport, NE
Author:  Bob Wilcox
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  686   Comments: 0
Challenger makes early moring departure
Title:  Challenger makes early moring departure
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/17/2001  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 9:56:06 PM
Location:  Marysville, KS
Author:  Bob Wilcox
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  830   Comments: 2
Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Title:  Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Description:  The 3985 is only a few miles from home as it drifts down Archer Hill
Photo Date:  11/5/2001  Upload Date: 7/13/2016 3:02:06 PM
Location:  Archer Hill, WY
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  1626   Comments: 2
Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Title:  Union Pacific "Challenger" 3985
Description:  The Challenger is westbound....in just over an hour she would arrive back in Cheyenne.
Photo Date:  11/5/2001  Upload Date: 7/13/2016 3:07:45 PM
Location:  Egbert, WY
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
3985 At rest
Title:  3985 At rest
Description:  3985 resting in West Chicago
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/28/2010 4:27:45 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Robert E. Petit Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  287   Comments: 0
3985 in Wisconsin
Title:  3985 in Wisconsin
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/28/2010 4:29:14 PM
Location:  Kenosha, WI
Author:  Robert E. Petit Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
Reason I took Pictures
Title:  Reason I took Pictures
Description:  In the first place. I'd heard from a friend that this was coming into town. I decided to see it.
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 11/22/2005 2:00:05 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
Stopped
Title:  Stopped
Description:  The day after the 3985 was at Council Bluff's Golden Spike Park she went for an excursion to Sargent Bluff IA and back. I followed from Honey Creek IA and took this from the Hwy 30 overpass.
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 11/22/2005 2:17:18 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  586   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:26 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  376   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:32 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:27 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:28 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  479   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:29 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  460   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:29 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  552   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:30 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:30 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  405   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:31 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:32 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  498   Comments: 3
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:37 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  415   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:37 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:38 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  446   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:39 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  306   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:39 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  In the summer of 2002, UP hosted a number of excursions out of Chicago to Butler. Here we see the Challenger on the trestle over the CP mainline and Watertown-Plank Rd.
Photo Date:  6/10/2002  Upload Date: 1/19/2005 9:50:35 PM
Location:  Wauwatosa, WI
Author:  Brian Connolly
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  496   Comments: 1
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/11/2002  Upload Date: 11/24/2005 3:06:23 PM
Location:  Bertram, IA
Author:  Matt Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  209   Comments: 1


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