UP Steam Locomotive To Arrive In Boone Thursday

Posted on 06 September 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Union Pacific’s Legendary steam locomotive No. 844 is on the fifth leg of the UP 150 Express, a multi-segment tour celebrating  the Union Pacific’s 150th anniversary and will be in Boone for Pufferbilly Days.  The locomotive department Council Bluff’s Thursday morning and is expected to arrive in Boone early Thursday afternoon.  During it’s visit, the locomotive and the UP’s vintage Promontory baggage car will be on display at 7th and Delaware Streets in Boone.  Last month, the 844 layover in Boone before departing for Des Moines and the Iowa State Fair.  Many railroad enthusiasts turned out last month and even more are expected during Pufferbilly Days.  Follow the travels of the Legendary No. 844 here.

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