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8/17/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Acord
Dates:9/3/1982 - 12/12/2020
Album Info:This album contains miscellaneous steam locomotives I have photographed over the years, since September 1982
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"Kate Shelley Express" being led across the Kate Shelley high bridge
Title:  "Kate Shelley Express" being led across the Kate Shelley high bridge
Description:  "Kate Shelley Express" being led across the Kate Shelley bridge by Chicago & North Western #1385 during Labor Day weekend 1982. The Kate Shelley bridge is a short distance west of Boone, Iowa, and today is being replaced with a new bridge adjacent to the old bridge.
Photo Date:  9/3/1982  Upload Date: 10/24/2009 2:45:09 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  CNW 1385(4-6-0)
Views:  1589   Comments: 0
"Kate Shelley Express" led by CNW #1385(4-6-0)
Title:  "Kate Shelley Express" led by CNW #1385(4-6-0)
Description:  "Kate Shelley Express" being led by CNW #1385 as it takes excursions across the Kate Shelley high bridge over the Des Moines River, west of Boone, IA during the first annual Pufferbilly Days Celebration over Labor Day Weekend 1982
Photo Date:  9/3/1982  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:08:16 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  CNW 1385(4-6-0)
Views:  637   Comments: 1
Chicago & North Western #1385(September 1982)
Title:  Chicago & North Western #1385(September 1982)
Description:  Chicago and North Western #1385(4-6-0) in Boone, Iowa in September, 1982 leading "Kate Shelley Express" excursion train
Photo Date:  9/10/1982  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 8:49:25 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  CNW 1385(4-6-0)
Views:  929   Comments: 0
Grand Canyon Railway #18 making the backup move to pick up its train
Title:  Grand Canyon Railway #18 making the backup move to pick up its train
Description:  Grand Canyon Railway #18 making the backup move to pick up its train less than 30 minutes before departure for the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on a beautiful warm, crisp morning in early May
Photo Date:  5/2/1990  Upload Date: 4/16/2008 10:32:12 PM
Location:  Williams, AZ
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  GCRY 18(2-8-0)
Views:  1809   Comments: 2
Grand Canyon steam excursion train preparing to depart Grand Canyon Station
Title:  Grand Canyon steam excursion train preparing to depart Grand Canyon Station
Description:  Grand Canyon Railway steam excursion train, led by 2-8-0 #29, proudly posing for photos about 30 minutes before departure from the Grand Canyon Station on a warm and crisp afternoon in early May
Photo Date:  5/2/1990  Upload Date: 4/16/2008 10:33:03 PM
Location:  Grand Canyon, AZ
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  GCRY 29(2-8-0)
Views:  1207   Comments: 1
Nevada State Railroad Museum Cooke 4-4-0 Steam Locomotive
Title:  Nevada State Railroad Museum Cooke 4-4-0 Steam Locomotive
Description:  Nevada State Railroad Museum Cooke 4-4-0 coal fired steam locomotive leading excursion train in Carson City, NV. The locomotive was built by Cooke Locomotive & Machine Co. in Paterson, NJ for the Denver, Texas, & Ft. Worth Railroad in 1888. Before acquisiton by the museum, it was used by Twentieth Century Fox for several movie productions, including "Sentimental Journey," "Centennial Summer," and others.
Photo Date:  5/31/1992  Upload Date: 6/24/2010 9:37:43 PM
Location:  Carson City, NV
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DR 8(4-4-0)
Views:  2987   Comments: 1
Aboard Georgetown Loop Railroad excursion train
Title:  Aboard Georgetown Loop Railroad excursion train
Description:  Aboard Georgetown Loop RR steam train, being pulled by a Lima Locomotive Works steam locomotive
Photo Date:  6/1/1997  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 8:49:04 PM
Location:  Georgetown, CO
Author:  William Acord
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Frisco #1522 in Washita Canyon
Title:  Frisco #1522 in Washita Canyon
Description:  Frisco #1522 leading BNSF Employee Special train through Arbuckle Canyon, along Washita River in south central Oklahoma
Photo Date:  5/31/2001  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 8:48:16 PM
Location:  Dougherty, OK
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  SLSF 1522(4-8-2)
Views:  409   Comments: 0
Frisco 1522 Steam("BNSF Employee Special")
Title:  Frisco 1522 Steam("BNSF Employee Special")
Description:  Frisco #1522 Steam train("BNSF Employee Special") blasting its way along Britton Road, in north Oklahoma City at track speed
Photo Date:  6/1/2001  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 8:50:51 PM
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  SLSF 1522(4-8-2)
Views:  2011   Comments: 0
Frisco 1522 blasting its way past old Santa Fe depot
Title:  Frisco 1522 blasting its way past old Santa Fe depot
Description:  Frisco #1522 steam locomotive leading BNSF Employee Special past old Santa Fe depot
Photo Date:  6/2/2001  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 8:47:40 PM
Location:  Ponca City, OK
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  SLSF 1522(4-8-2)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
ATSF #1951 Steam Locomotive
Title:  ATSF #1951 Steam Locomotive
Description:  ATSF #1951 steam locomotive on permanent display on Amtrak Station grounds in Pauls Valley, OK
Photo Date:  8/31/2002  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 11:04:17 PM
Location:  Pauls Valley, OK
Author:  William Acord
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Locomotives:  ATSF 1951(2-8-0)
Views:  725   Comments: 0
Union Pacific 3985 "Challenger" in St. Louis, Missouri
Title:  Union Pacific 3985 "Challenger" in St. Louis, Missouri
Description:  Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" blasting its way along Manchester Avenue at track speed on a beautiful early autumn morning
Photo Date:  10/6/2010  Upload Date: 10/6/2010 9:31:48 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  230   Comments: 2
Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" leading "Missouri River Eagle" through southern Illinois
Title:  Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" leading "Missouri River Eagle" through southern Illinois
Description:  The Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" leading the "Missouri River Eagle" north past Harris Road, near Valmeyer, IL as it makes its return trip to St. Louis from Gorham, IL on October 7, 2010
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 12:13:14 PM
Location:  Valmeyer, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
Union Pacific #3985 leaving Pacific, MO amidst a huge crowd of admirers
Title:  Union Pacific #3985 leaving Pacific, MO amidst a huge crowd of admirers
Description:  The Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" steam train is slowly getting underway as a huge crowd moves out of the way at the last minute.
Photo Date:  10/9/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 1:20:30 AM
Location:  Pacific, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" in Pacific, Missouri
Title:  Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" in Pacific, Missouri
Description:  The Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" leads the "Missouri River Eagle" steam train out of Pacific after a brief whistle stop. The enthusiastic crowds stood in harm's way until the very last minute!!
Photo Date:  10/9/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 1:23:37 AM
Location:  Pacific, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Union Pacific #3985 departing Pacific, MO
Title:  Union Pacific #3985 departing Pacific, MO
Description:  Union Pacific #3985 slowly gets underway as it leaves Pacific, MO after a 15-minute whistlestop.
Photo Date:  10/9/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 1:18:15 AM
Location:  Pacific, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
UP 844 "Little Rock Express" At Leffingwell In Kirkwood
Title:  UP 844 "Little Rock Express" At Leffingwell In Kirkwood
Description:  The "Little Rock Express," led by UP 844 blasts its way past Leffingwell and Arrow Box Factory in Kirkwood on a very warm and muggy day in early June.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 5:04:57 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
"Little Rock Express" In Kirkwood, MO
Title:  "Little Rock Express" In Kirkwood, MO
Description:  The "Little Rock Express" is blasting its way through Kirkwood, MO past Leffingwell to the delight of scores of railfans on a very warm and muggy June day. UP 1982, one of the Union Pacific Heritage Units, is also in the consist, thus adding "icing to the cake!!"
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 5:28:31 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
"Little Rock Express" At Leffingwell In Kirkwood, MO
Title:  "Little Rock Express" At Leffingwell In Kirkwood, MO
Description:  The "Little Rock Express" is being led past Leffingwell in Kirkwood to the delight of scores of railfans on a very warm June day.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 5:22:34 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
Proudly She Stands!!!
Title:  Proudly She Stands!!!
Description:  Union Pacific #844 proudly poses for just one of thousands of photos while on display at Ewing and Papin near downtown St. Louis on a very warm and muggy June day.
Photo Date:  6/3/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 5:47:38 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
Union Pacific "Little Rock Express" In St. Louis, MO--June 4, 2011
Title:  Union Pacific "Little Rock Express" In St. Louis, MO--June 4, 2011
Description:  Union Pacific #844 eagerly awaits her assignment for the day-to take 100 anxious riders to Gorham, Illinois for a very memorable once-in-a-lifetime ride!!!
Photo Date:  6/4/2011  Upload Date: 6/4/2011 6:25:44 PM
Location:  St. Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
UP 844 Fireman Before Departure-June 4, 2011
Title:  UP 844 Fireman Before Departure-June 4, 2011
Description:  The fireman of Union Pacific #844--"Little Rock Express"--takes a brief rest before resuming preparations for departure for Cape Girardeau, MO
Photo Date:  6/4/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 11:29:18 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  InCab,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Union Pacific #844 Leading the "Shiloh Limited" Into Jefferson City, MO
Title:  Union Pacific #844 Leading the "Shiloh Limited" Into Jefferson City, MO
Description:  Union Pacific #844 leads the "Shiloh Limited" into Jefferson City, MO on its way to Marion, Arkansas for a 150th Anniversary celebration of the Battle of Shiloh. The train was carrying a troupe of Civil War reenactors and their equipment. Nikon D200
Photo Date:  3/27/2012  Upload Date: 3/30/2012 3:06:21 PM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Union Pacific #844 "Shiloh Limited" in Chester, Illinois
Title:  Union Pacific #844 "Shiloh Limited" in Chester, Illinois
Description:  The UP #844 leads the "Shiloh Limited" into Chester, Illinois early on the morning of March 28, 2012 carrying a troupe of Civil War reenactors and their equipment to Marion, Arkansas for a 150th Anniversary celebration of the Battle of Shiloh
Photo Date:  3/28/2012  Upload Date: 3/30/2012 3:02:59 PM
Location:  Chester, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
Nickel Plate 765 Steam Excursion Train Departing Madison, IL with NKP 765 In Full Command!!
Title:  Nickel Plate 765 Steam Excursion Train Departing Madison, IL with NKP 765 In Full Command!!
Description:  The NKP 765 NS Employee Special Steam Excursion Train is departing Madison, IL on its way to Decatur, IL with NKP 765 in full command of the train. Here she is in her full glory. The sound of that mournful Wabash whistle is to die for!!
Photo Date:  9/10/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 2:25:31 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
NKP 765 2-8-4 Berkshire Steam Locomotive Leaving Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Title:  NKP 765 2-8-4 Berkshire Steam Locomotive Leaving Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Description:  Here we get a closer look at the Nickel Plate 765 2-8-4 Berkshire steam locomotive as it proceeds out of the Madison, IL TRRA Yard on its way to Decatur, IL. The locomotive was built by Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio in 1944 and is now used to pull steam excursion trains and delight scores of railfans young and old!!
Photo Date:  9/10/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 2:34:50 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  118   Comments: 0
Nickel Plate 765 2-8-4 Berkshire Steam Locomotive Leaving Madison, IL Yard With NS Employee Special Steam Excursion Train
Title:  Nickel Plate 765 2-8-4 Berkshire Steam Locomotive Leaving Madison, IL Yard With NS Employee Special Steam Excursion Train
Description:  The Nickel Plate 765 2-8-4 Berkshire steam locomotive is in full command of NS 099 Employee Special Steam Excursion train as it blasts its way northward out of the Madison, IL TRRA Yard enroute to Decatur, IL after a weekend of excursions between Berkeley, MO and St. Peters, MO. The sound of that mournful Wabash whistle is to die for!!
Photo Date:  9/10/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 3:12:24 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  1425   Comments: 0
NKP 765 Steam Excursion Train In Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Title:  NKP 765 Steam Excursion Train In Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Description:  The NKP 765 NS Employee Special Steam Excursion Train is slowly backing into the TRRA Yard in preparation to wye the train to put NKP 765 in command as the train continues east to Decatur, IL
Photo Date:  9/10/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 2:21:56 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
NS 9325 Leading NKP 765 Steam Excursion Train Into Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Title:  NS 9325 Leading NKP 765 Steam Excursion Train Into Madison, IL TRRA Yard
Description:  NS 9325 is leading the NKP 765 NS Employee Special Steam Excursion Train into the Madison, IL TRRA Yard on the first leg of its return trip to Decatur, IL after a weekend of excursion runs between Berkeley and St. Peters, MO. The train was wyed in the TRRA Yard and the diesel was cut off, thereby placing NKP 765 in full command of the train for the rest of the trip--what more could a railfan ask for!!! The sound of that Wabash whistle is to die for!!!
Photo Date:  9/10/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 2:30:46 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9325(C40-9W) NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  796   Comments: 0


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