Union Pacific Railroad's Legendary Steam Locomotive to Visit South Texas On a Heritag

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Union Pacific News Release

Omaha, Neb., March 15, 2010 – Union Pacific Railroad's historic steam locomotive, No. 844, will travel more than 3,500 miles from its base in Wyoming on a 28-day, eight-state tour to South Texas, to celebrate the railroad's history and heritage.

The "Valley Eagle Heritage Tour" will begin April 2 when No. 844 leaves Cheyenne, Wyo., and travels to North Platte, Neb. The locomotive will make overnight stops and be on display in the following cities before arriving back in Cheyenne April 29:

  • North Platte, Neb.;
  • Marysville, Parsons and Coffeyville, Kan.;
  • Kansas City, Mo.;
  • McAlester, Okla.;
  • Ft. Worth, Hearne, Houston, Bloomington, Raymondville, Harlingen, Palestine and Longview, Texas; and
  • North Little Rock and Van Buren, Ark.


CEO of the LCP
WoW...!!! When's it gonna be in Harlingen..?? I'm about 30 min. from there..!! Is there a schedule posted somewhere..??

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