Union Pacific 844

UP 150 Express on last leg of sesquicentennial trip

Steam locomotive No. 844 is on the final leg of the UP 150 Express tour to Houston’s Amtrak Station for the October 26-28 commemoration to President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Act of Congress that created the Union Pacific Railroad 150 years ago.

UP 844 steaming through the West

Union Pacific steam locomotive No. 844, in many ways the 150-year-old railroad’s flagship, is on the fifth leg of the UP 150 Express, a multi-segment tour celebrating the company’s 150th anniversary, sharing UP’s rich history with the communities it serves throughout the railroad’s 32,000-mile, 23-state network.