Southbound UP 844 - UP 1982 and The Little Rock Express Train Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
UP 844 and UP 1982 are leaving Poplar Bluff after its first visit since 1996 with The Little Rock Express UP Train SCGBK 06. This was during the UP Great Excursion Adventure. The first time I rode a locomotive was here in 1994, the first steam engine I rode on was in almost the same spot on this engine in 1996. That day was also the last time a steam locomotive rolled through PB.

A lot of people voted for this thing to visit Poplar Bluff, and I'm proud to call it my hometown, at least today. A downtown district that's getting back on track, both depots survive, one restored, the other on its way, and today we boasted arguably the most famous locomotive in the country. Life is good.

Date: 6/6/2011 Location: Poplar Bluff, MO   Map Show Poplar Bluff on a rail map Views: 733 Collection Of:   Zach Pumphery
Locomotives: UP 844(4-8-4) UP 1982(SD70ACe)    Author:  Zach Pumphery
Southbound UP 844 - UP 1982 and The Little Rock Express Train
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  June 2011 Around Kansas City
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Jim Satterwhite General The color, fan fare and composition make this a great photo. 6/14/2011 9:56:18 AM
John Danielson General Beautiful! 6/15/2011 10:18:03 PM
Rick Morgan General Nice shot, excellent writeup. 3/18/2012 11:17:23 AM
Robert Pickford General VERY NICE!!! GREAT ALL AROUND PHOTO... 3/19/2012 11:35:55 PM
Jim Matuska General I have to agree with the top four! NICE! 3/22/2012 5:35:01 PM
Edward Weisensel General Sounds like you were pumped up - a worthy occasion and righteous frame! 3/22/2012 9:22:20 PM
Bernie Feltman General Nice photo 3/24/2012 10:57:36 PM

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