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The Famous 844
Sandi Whitteker

The Famous 844

Carson City, NV!!

I've moved from San Diego to Carson City, and finding some new adventures, like train
chasing the 844. Steam Locomotive No. 844 is the last steam locomotive built for Union Pacific
Railroad and that has never been retired. She's a high-speed passenger engine, and she can
really move out. A thrilling moment as she flew by me and about blew me over... I was close
enough (a little too close!) to get sprayed with water from her steam.


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J. Scott Coile19-Apr-2013 16:25
Super perspective on this mammoth of the RR.
Esa Ervasti17-Oct-2012 13:32
Well it's not aerodynamic but very impressive ;)
Jim Coffman10-Oct-2012 13:35
This is wonderful,Sandi! Well done.
joseantonio29-Sep-2012 04:19
Beautiful shot. Thank you for the details...V
Dan Greenberg29-Sep-2012 03:40
It looks more like it may be chasing you. That aside, it is a remarkable capture - perfectly situated within its frame. ~BV~
Brad Claypole29-Sep-2012 02:31
Watch out Sandi, it's Very addictive.
Nice shot of this beauty. V
Astrid Taen29-Sep-2012 02:18
Excellent shot Sandi! You'll be missed in SD, but we'll enjoy seeing pics from your new area. V
Chris Spracklen29-Sep-2012 00:30
Excellent trackside p.o.v., Sandi.
Superbly sharp from front to back. V
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