Union Pacific 844 Steam Engine

A look back into history as the Union Pacific 844 Steam Engine passed through Hilgard, Oregon this afernoon. A great site to behold!

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3751molallatrain says ... on Monday, Sep 13 at 2:43 PM

check out my steam engine on you-tube '' ROBERT'' or molalla train park, bob

Bucksnort says ... on Monday, Sep 13 at 7:44 AM

Hilgard is a little west of lagrande ...4 miles or so

hankgentry says ... on Monday, Sep 13 at 4:36 AM

Where is Hilgard, OR? I have a really good shot of this engine entering Salem some years ago, if I can find it. I love the old steamers, and have ridden behind several of them.

paperbob says ... on Monday, Sep 13 at 1:41 AM

My step-father was a brakeman on the Northern Pacific Railroad and when I was about 12 years old he took me to work with him one day. What a thrill...I rode in the engine and "got" to shovel coal into the boiler & even make the whistle blow.

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