As of February 2020, Union Pacific has officially retired Challenger 3985, saying she now has a worthy successor in Big Boy 4014. While that is true, many who loved seeing and hearing the 4-6-6-4 will miss her display of power. So, let’s go back in time and see 3985 in her first long distance trip after restoration – to Railfair 1981 in Sacramento – and a 30 minute cab ride from her trip to thew 1993 NRHS Convention in Chicago. Newly digitized, enhanced and color corrected by Pentrex. Enjoy!
Union Pacific Steam 1981, with special bonus: 30 minute 3985 cab ride
As of February 2020, Union Pacific has officially retired Challenger 3985, saying she now has a worthy successor in Big Boy 4014. Fight back! Watch 3985 from her maiden mainline trip in 1981 from Cheyenne to Sacramento and her trip to Chicago in 1993.
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