OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific's 'Living Legend' No. 844 steam locomotive will travel more than 1,200 miles one-way to celebrate the Oct. 22 opening of Big River Crossing in Memphis, Tennessee. The trek is the first multi-state venture since the locomotive's three-year restoration.
No. 844 will traverse Union Pacific's main line through Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee beginning Oct. 13. Brief stops are scheduled throughout the 19-day roundtrip journey.
- Thursday, Oct. 13
- 9:30-10 a.m. MT, E. 1st St. & S. Walnut St. in Kimball, Neb.
- 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. MT, Oberfelter St. & Front St. in Lodgepole, Neb.
- 1:30-2 p.m. MT, S. Spruce St. Crossing in Ogallala, Neb.
- 4:30 p.m. CT, E. Front St. in North Platte, Neb.
- Friday, Oct. 14
- 9:15-9:45 a.m. CT, Meridian & Hwy 30 in Cozad, Neb.
- 11-11:30 a.m. CT, Pawnee Road Crossing in Gibbon, Neb.
- 1:15-1:45 p.m. CT, C Street Crossing in Belvidere, Neb.
- 2:20 p.m. CT, Rock Island Depot in Fairbury, Neb.
- Saturday, Oct. 15
- 9:30-10 a.m. CT, 609 N. 2nd St. in Marysville, Kan.
- 10:30-10:45 a.m. CT, West 2nd St. Crossing in Frankfort, Kan.
- 12:15-12:45 p.m. CT, 701 N. Kansas Ave. in Topeka, Kan.
- 1:30-2 p.m. CT, Old Depot, 402 N. 2nd St. in Lawrence, Kan.
- 3:30 p.m. CT, 30 W. Pershing Rd in Kansas City, Mo.
- Sunday, Oct. 16
- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, 30 W. Pershing Rd in Kansas City, Mo.
- Monday, Oct. 17
- 9-9:15 a.m. CT, S. Hudson St. in Buckner, Mo.
- 9:45-10 a.m. CT, 10th St. Crossing in Lexington, Mo.
- 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. CT, Route K Crossing in Blackwater, Mo.
- 12:30-12:45 p.m. CT, Near 4th & Water St. in Boonville, Mo.
- 2 p.m. CT, North of W. Main St. Jefferson City, Mo.
- Tuesday, Oct. 18
- 9:15-9:45 a.m. CT, Boat Ramp Road in Hermann, Mo.
- 10:30-10:45 a.m. CT, 301 W. Front St. in Washington, Mo.
- 11:15-11:45 a.m. CT, First St. in Pacific, Mo.
- 12:15-12:45 p.m. CT, 110 W. Argonne Dr. in Kirkwood, Mo.
- 1:30 p.m. CT, S. Ewing Ave. & Papin St. in St. Louis, Mo.
- Wednesday, Oct. 19
- 9 a.m. CT, N. Main St. & Carondelet Ave. Crossing in Dupo, Ill.
- 9:45-10 a.m. CT, Henry St. in Prairie du Rocher, Ill.
- 10:30-11 a.m. CT, Rock Bridge Road & Water St. in Chester, Ill.
- 11:30-11:45 a.m. CT, Lake St. Crossing in Gorham, Ill.
- 12:15-12:30 p.m. CT, State Forest Road in Wolf Lake, Ill.
- 1 p.m. CT, Thebes Bridge (pass-through) in Thebes, Ill.
- 1:15-1:30 p.m. CT, Oak St. Crossing in Scott City, Mo.
- 2:30-3:45 p.m. CT, Co. Rd. 517A & Co. Rd. 527 Crossing in Bloomfield, Mo.
- 4:30 p.m. CT, Co. Rd. 708 & Co. Rd. 712 in Dexter Junction, Mo.
- Thursday, Oct. 20
- 9:15-9:30 a.m. CT, Main St. Crossing in Piggott, Ark.
- 10:15-10:45 a.m. CT, E. Main St. Crossing in Paragould, Ark.
- 11:45 a.m.-12:01 p.m. CT, E. Hamilton Road Crossing in Harrisburg, Ark.
- Saturday, Oct. 22
- 9:45-11:30 a.m. CT, Harahan Bridge in Memphis, Tenn.
- Monday, Oct. 24
- 10:30-11 a.m. CT, Martin Luther King St. Crossing in Wynne, Ark.
- 12:15-12:45 p.m. CT, S. Elm St. Crossing in Bald Knob, Ark.
- 2:15 p.m. CT, 1000 W. 4th St. in North Little Rock, Ark.
- Tuesday, Oct. 25
- 9:30-9:45 a.m. CT, Main St. Crossing in Conway, Ark.
- 11-11:30 a.m. CT, Old Depot in Russellville, Ark.
- 1:30 p.m. CT, Main St. & 2nd Ave. in Van Buren, Ark.
- Wednesday, Oct. 26
- 9-9:15 a.m. CT, Elm St. Crossing in Sallisaw, Okla.
- 10:45-11:15 a.m. CT, SW 5th St. & Jackson Ave. in Wagoner, Okla.
- 12:15-12:30 p.m. CT, N. Cherokee Crossing in Claremore, Okla.
- 1:15-1:30 p.m. CT, Near US-60/E. Cherokee Ave. Crossing in Nowata, Okla.
- 2:15 p.m. CT, Near Atlantic & Colorado in Coffeyville, Kan.
- Thursday, Oct. 27
- 9:45-10:15 a.m. CT, US-54 & Otter Road in Durand, Kan.
- 12-12:15 p.m. CT, W. Main St. Crossing in Osawatomie, Kan.
- 3:15 p.m. CT, 30 W. Pershing Road in Kansas City, Mo.
- Friday, Oct. 28
- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, 30 W. Pershing Rd in Kansas City, Mo.
- Saturday, Oct. 29
- 9-9:15 a.m. CT, 402 N. 2nd St. in Lawrence, Kan.
- 10-10:30 a.m. CT, 701 N. Kansas Ave. in Topeka, Kan.
- 12:15 p.m. CT, 602 N. 2nd in Marysville, Kan.
- Sunday, Oct. 30
- 9:45-10:15 a.m. CT, C Street Crossing in Belvidere, Neb.
- 12-12:30 p.m. CT, Pawnee Road Crossing in Gibbon, Neb.
- 1:30-2 p.m. CT, 202 W. Pacific Ave. in Lexington, Neb.
- 3:30 p.m. CT, Downtown on E. Front St. in North Platte, Neb.
- Monday, Oct. 31
- 9:30-10 a.m. MT, S. Spruce St. Crossing in Ogallala, Neb.
- 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. MT, 10th & Grant St. in Sidney, Neb.
- 1:30-2 p.m. MT, Main St. Crossing in Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
- 3:30 p.m. MT, Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Due to the dynamic nature of these operations, running times and scheduled stops are subject to change. A comprehensive schedule including locations and display times, as well as route map and a GPS monitor of No. 844's location, is available at http://www.up.com/aboutup/special_trains/steam/details.shtml.
Housed in Union Pacific's Steam Shop in Wyoming, No. 844 underwent a major overhaul and made its return to the rails for Cheyenne Frontier Days in late July.
Details about No. 844's restoration are available in a series of blog posts and videos available via the InsideTrack section of Union Pacific's website at http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/heritage/index.htm.
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