I caught the Union Pacific #844 Steam Locomotive pulling about 10 cars (and a modern freight locomotive) up thru Echo Canyon in Utah. This was the next to last day of a 32 day tour through Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and California. The train was headed back to the museum/roundhouse in Cheyenne WY.

This locomotive was THE LAST STEAM POWERED ENGINE BUILT FOR U.P. IN THE USA.
It's sister locomotive #833 is housed in the Ogden Station Museum in Ogden, UT (although the 833 does not operate).

More info. on the #844 at the U.P. site:
uprr.com/newsinfo/media_kit/steam/844/index.shtml

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