Historic Locomotive Powers Through Topeka

By: Doug Brown
By: Doug Brown
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - You may have heard the sound of a legend throughout Topeka this morning.

Union Pacific Railroad's legendary steam locomotive 844 rolled into Great Overland Station this morning.

Today's event was part of a multi-segment tour celebrating Union Pacific's 150th anniversary.

The locomotive is on its way to Salina, where it will be on display tomorrow at Old Depot from 9"00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The fifth annual Topeka Railroad Festival will take place at the Great Overland Station Saturday August 18 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Stop by for face painting, a photobooth, vendors and so much more.


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