Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

UP Steam Locomotive Will Stop Oct. 15 at Great Overland Station

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

UP Steam Locomotive Will Stop Oct. 15 at Great Overland Station

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The Union Pacific Railroad's No. 844 steam locomotive will stop in Topeka later this month during its first multistate journey in three years.

Union Pacific this week released a tentative schedule of stops the locomotive will make during its 19-day round trip to Memphis, Tenn., to celebrate the Oct. 22 opening of Big River Crossing.

According to the schedule at http://cjon.co/2dFUuBw, the No. 844 will arrive at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Great Overland Station, 701 N. Kansas Ave. in Topeka. The steam locomotive will make a 30-minute stop, departing at 12:45 p.m.

It is scheduled to then make a 30-minute stop at the Lawrence Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. 2nd St. in North Lawrence, before arriving at 3:30 p.m. at Union Station in Kansas City, Mo. The locomotive will remain on display at Union Station from 9 a. …

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