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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:Alco 4-8-4Built As:UP 844 (4-8-4)
Serial Number:72791Order No:
Frame Number:Built:12/1944
Notes:Number of 844 1962-89
Other locos with this serial:  UP 8444(4-8-4) UP 844(4-8-4)
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UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  Union Pacific Photo Part of my personal collection
Photo Date:  1/1/1940  Upload Date: 10/30/2016 6:30:27 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Union Pacific Railroad
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  531   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/1963  Upload Date: 4/13/2012 10:09:12 AM
Location:  Harriman, WY
Author:  George Kantola
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  950   Comments: 1
Mosquito control on "the Hill"
Title:  Mosquito control on "the Hill"
Description:  This run-by immediately preceeded a "dark firebox" condition. After makin' a reverse move ta pick up the fans the ol' girl ran outta fuel. Two Geep's were called ta pull the 8444 and train in to Cheyenne. A LITTLE smoke is kinda OK, THIS amount is a bit over the line
Photo Date:  4/15/1971  Upload Date: 7/21/2010 1:55:51 PM
Location:  Laramie, WY
Author:  Karl Rethwisch
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  2415   Comments: 6
Wye not
Title:  Wye not
Description:  844(4) as she should look, live with a clean stack. With UP 904 and train in tow she takes a leisurely cruise around the wye in Denver. She would later power a Dent Branch excursion.
Photo Date:  6/15/1971  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 11:04:23 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Karl Rethwisch
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1071   Comments: 2
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  Grease for UP 8444
Photo Date:  6/1/1973  Upload Date: 12/3/2004 11:33:09 PM
Location:  Laramie, WY
Author:  Bob Wilcox
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1131   Comments: 1
Portrait of a Lady
Title:  Portrait of a Lady
Description:  At rest after a long hard workout to Laramie.
Photo Date:  8/2/1973  Upload Date: 3/26/2004 2:51:25 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Ed Hopson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  845   Comments: 1
Drifting...
Title:  Drifting...
Description:  Working her way thru the switches from Denver Union Sta. to the U.P.R.R. service area.
Photo Date:  8/2/1973  Upload Date: 3/26/2004 2:52:39 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Ed Hopson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  896   Comments: 0
Ready to ROLL!
Title:  Ready to ROLL!
Description:  In the station @ Greeley, Colo. She soon took off; going 0-90 from a standing start.
Photo Date:  8/2/1973  Upload Date: 3/26/2004 2:53:45 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Ed Hopson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1173   Comments: 1
Crossing Over
Title:  Crossing Over
Description:  The end of a day-long excursion, Denver-to-Laramie gave some twilight photos.
Photo Date:  8/2/1973  Upload Date: 3/26/2004 2:54:56 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Ed Hopson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  736   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 #8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 #8444
Description:  inside the roundhouse
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:04:49 PM
Location:  Green River, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  836   Comments: 1
UP 4-8-4 #8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 #8444
Description:  getting ready to depart on an eastward caboose hop
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:06:54 PM
Location:  Green River, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  872   Comments: 0
UP 8444 eastward on caboose hop
Title:  UP 8444 eastward on caboose hop
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:09:15 PM
Location:  Rock Springs, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1284   Comments: 3
UP 8444 on caboose hop
Title:  UP 8444 on caboose hop
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:12:04 PM
Location:  Rock Springs, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  891   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  eastward caboose hop
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:14:46 PM
Location:  Medicine Bow, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1091   Comments: 3
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  eastward caboose hop on Sherman hill
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:16:52 PM
Location:  Laramie, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  766   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:17:54 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1750   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 9:18:38 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1721   Comments: 0
A Steamy Special
Title:  A Steamy Special
Description:  UP 8444 pulls an excursion in February of 1974. Location unknown
Photo Date:  2/1/1974  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:39:38 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
Off The Beaten Path
Title:  Off The Beaten Path
Description:  UP 8444, with a quintet of borrowed Amtrak cars, waits at some unknown location with an off-line excursion.
Photo Date:  2/1/1974  Upload Date: 11/13/2018 6:27:21 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1974  Upload Date: 11/6/2009 2:21:27 AM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  UP 8444 camped out in Spokane Wa. for the Worlds Fair.
Photo Date:  6/1/1974  Upload Date: 11/6/2009 2:21:57 AM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  For a few short hours a dream came true. Union Pacific's 8444 and the American Freedom Train's 4449 thrilled thousands of people across Nebraska. 8444 fresh from the Omaha shops and the 4449 having been repaired, worked together as a special train from Omaha to Cheyenne, as photographed near Brady, Neb.
Photo Date:  10/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/8/2013 7:34:24 PM
Location:  Brady, NE
Author:  James W. Watson
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4) SP 4449(4-8-4)
Views:  845   Comments: 0
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  Union Pacific's 8444, with the American Flag flying, rests at North Platte, Neb. The 8444 had just doubleheaded with the American Freedom Trains 4449 from Omaha. After taking on fuel oil and water, the two 4-8-4's will leave North Platte at sunset to complete their journey to Cheyenne and the end of a once in a lifetime experience.
Photo Date:  10/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/10/2013 6:34:36 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  James W. Watson
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
Coming Back
Title:  Coming Back
Description:  A UP excursion, headed by 8444, is seen arriving back in Denver.
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 7/15/2019 9:17:08 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 8444
Description:  UP 8444 backs an excursion through the cut at Hermosa
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:44:59 PM
Location:  Hermosa, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:46:32 PM
Location:  Hermosa, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
Homeward Bound
Title:  Homeward Bound
Description:  UP 8444, just south of Cheyenne, rolls an excursion homeward.
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:51:00 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Nearing The Bridge 2
Title:  Nearing The Bridge 2
Description:  Slightly before the previous shot, UP 8444 pulls an excursion towards Cheyenne at the Speer Road bridge
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:59:18 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 5:59:46 PM
Location:  Hermosa, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 6:00:20 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-4 8444
Title:  UP 4-8-4 8444
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 6:04:10 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Settling The Cylinders
Title:  Settling The Cylinders
Description:  The cylinder cocks on UP 8444 are drawn open to let out the excess condensate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 6:04:47 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
Simmering
Title:  Simmering
Description:  UP 8444 simmers in the yards in Denver, waiting to head north to Cheyenne
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 6:05:17 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Rolling Along
Title:  Rolling Along
Description:  UP 8444 speeds along an excursion near the Colorado/Wyoming border, headed for Cheyenne. Location unknown
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 4/26/2018 6:07:51 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Steam Action
Title:  Steam Action
Description:  UP 8444 passes the camera with an excursion as one of the photographer's sons looks on.
Photo Date:  6/1/1976  Upload Date: 11/13/2018 6:23:54 PM
Location:  Harriman, WY
Author:  Bob Jordan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  88   Comments: 1
1095-02 UP steamers 8444 and 838 in the roundhouse
Title:  1095-02 UP steamers 8444 and 838 in the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/3/2007 1:05:46 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4) UP 838(4-8-4)
Views:  2083   Comments: 0
1095-09 UP steamer 8444 in the roundhouse
Title:  1095-09 UP steamer 8444 in the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/3/2007 1:08:03 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
1096-14 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1096-14 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/4/2007 1:48:21 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  650   Comments: 0
1096-18 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1096-18 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/4/2007 1:48:53 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  854   Comments: 1
1096-19 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1096-19 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/4/2007 1:49:22 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  557   Comments: 0
1096-20 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1096-20 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/4/2007 1:49:45 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  566   Comments: 0
1097-05 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1097-05 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 11:22:19 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
1097-12 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Title:  1097-12 After a long slumber, UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse to stretch her legs the day before its deadhead run to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 11:22:45 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  476   Comments: 0
1097-14 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Title:  1097-14 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 11:24:31 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  568   Comments: 0
1097-17 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Title:  1097-17 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/6/2007 2:57:56 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  723   Comments: 0
1097-22 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Title:  1097-22 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 11:25:08 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  528   Comments: 0
1097-24 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Title:  1097-24 After stretching her legs for a short time the day before its deadhead run to Denver, UP 8444 goes back into the roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 11:25:34 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  559   Comments: 0
1102-07 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Title:  1102-07 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 12:11:14 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
1102-10 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Title:  1102-10 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 12:11:49 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
1102-15 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Title:  1102-15 UP 8444 comes out of the roundhouse for its ferry move to Denver
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 12:12:24 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  578   Comments: 0


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