Monday, August 11, 2014

"Sun, Steam and Steel"...

This is Union Pacific #844. It is a 4-8-4 steam locomotive owned by Union Pacific Railroad. Built in 1944, it was the last steam locomotive delivered to Union Pacific. Today, it is one of UP's oldest serving locomotives. The wheelbase is over 90 feet. The locomotive weighs 486,000 pounds.

Photo # _KS10131bw. May/2006, Conway, Arkansas.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.


Lisa Gordon said...

I so love trains, and this one is wonderful, Kelly.
I love the perspective here.

Kelly Shipp said...

Thanks Lisa