UP 844 Northern and UP 6936 Centinal at Union Station         
This is a rare look for us to see thse 2 units side by side. Also take note of the Amtrak 30 P42DC right next to it. I didn't list AMTK 33 to the lcoo list on this picture becasue it wasn't the subject and I didn't get it in the angle of this subject.
Date: 9/22/2006 Location: Kansas City, MO   Map Show Kansas City on a rail map Views: 1817 Collection Of:   Chris Knight
Locomotives: UP 6936(DDA40X) UP 844(4-8-4)    Author:  Chris Knight
UP 844 Northern and UP 6936 Centinal at Union Station
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  UP Hertage Series and Steam
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Name Type Comments Date
MISSY G General BIG BOY!!!! YES!! LOVE IT!! kool pix! UP ROXS! 6/15/2007 10:51:20 AM
Shelley H. General 2 very famous loco's together! What a sight! Very Nice Pic! 12/21/2008 8:44:17 PM
John Teeter General Missy -- 844 is not the Big Boy -- they're the 4000's 1/11/2009 10:52:40 AM
Victor Butts General Great shot! 4/4/2011 10:11:57 PM
Alan Fricker General THE most interessting three builder photo I've seen in a long time! 6/8/2011 10:57:16 AM
Jim Dodds General Largest steam loco and largest diesel loco side by side! How cool is that! And an Amtrak in the background! I wonder how many of those Amtrak passengers realize the awesomeness of what is right next to them! Great shot! Seen on the homepage! 1/24/2012 4:58:32 PM
Jonathan Vincent General Missy and Jim. 844 is not a Big Boy. Nor is it anywhere near the largest, by any measure. We'll not get into the whole "largest steam loco" discussion here. The 844 is a 4-8-4 "Northern". It IS famous for being the only Mainline steam locomotive to have never been retired, being on UP's active roster it's whole life. It's still a beautiful locomotive, even if it's not the biggest. 2/1/2012 3:50:44 PM
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 9/11/2013 6:05:21 PM
scott crotwell General Nice shot! 6/8/2017 9:24:17 AM

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