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Union Pacific 4-8-8-4
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No: 7903   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 2003   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: England
Union Pacific 4-8-8-4

This photo got me puzzled at first, really puzzled. Part of a UK collection of photographs, what was this US locomotive doing in amongst it? And then I noticed that the track looked 'off', ie a bit narrow for the real thing. So...
This is a replica steam locomotive of the Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. X4008 "William Jeffers", part of Dobwalls Adventure Park's 7 1⁄4 in (184 mm) gauge Miniature railway networks.

Photo © The Step Back Through Time Collection
Picture added on 16 January 2010 at 13:37
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Through Their Eyes - Steam Trains Collection, England
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My favourite amongst US steam locomotives. They must have been magnificent to watch in their heyday working in Wyoming.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 17 January 2010.
See a full size locomotive with details at picture #5057.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 18 January 2010.
Thanks Peter-quite something indeed.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 18 January 2010.
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