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Union Pacific 844(4)

Built

1944

Class

FEF-3

Configuration

4-8-4

Retired

Never retired

Disposition

Operational

Union Pacific 844 is a preserved 4-8-4 steam locomotive.

BiographyEdit

UPRR 844 was built in 1944 as the last steam locomotive for the railroad. It's suprisingly well performance led to it's key significance: it was never retired from service (the only American engine to be so)! 844 has pulled excursion trains throughoutit's career, and still does today.