Union Pacific Challenger 3985 NRHS Excursions   Bookmark

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:04:46

In 1992 UP's Challenger steam locomotive, 3985, was featured on several excursions for the NRHS National Convention in San Jose CA. This film documents the r...


Union Pacific Challenger Steam Locomotive 3977   Bookmark

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:28:52

Union Pacific Challenger 3977 Steam Locomotive on display at Cody Park in North Platte, Nebraska.


Union Pacific 3985 in Arkansas on February 6, 2004   Bookmark

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:16:26

On February 6, 2004 steam locomotive 3985 made a trip from North Little Rock, Ar. to Van Buren, Ar. These videos are some highlights from that cold day of mu...


Union Pacific 3985 in Arkansas on Feb 4, 2004   Bookmark

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:02:43

We filmed steam locomotive 3985 in different locations on its run down the ex- Mopac mainline on a cold day with snow flurries and sleet. We gave up our chas...


Pacing Union Pacific # 3985 on February 4, 2004   Bookmark

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:43:42

Union Pacific steam locomotive 3985 ran from Longview, Tx. to North Little Rock, Ar. on February 4, 2004. We followed the "Challenger" on a portion of its ru...


Railfair 1991: So Many Steam Locomotives!   Bookmark

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:28:45

Railfair '91 in Sacramento, California was an amazing event. This video shows a variety of steam locomotives being staged for a pageant (featured in another ...


CHALLENGER 3985 - Part 5   Bookmark

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:21:25

Friends challenger number 3985.


Sountraxx Tsunami DCC Retrofit - Rivarossi Union Pacific Challenger #3985   Bookmark

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:44:17

Video I shot when I installed a Tsunami Heavy Steam decoder into my Rivarossi Challenger. I had problems towards the end of the video so if it seems a bit in...


UP # 3985   Bookmark

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:11:25

Various scenes of Union Pacific #3985 in action. Courtesy of Video Rails.


UP's 8444 & 3985   Bookmark

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:30:38

Various scenes of Union Pacific's #8444 & #3985 in action from Cheyenne, Wy to Sacramento, Ca. Courtesy of VideoRails.


Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 Restoration & Challenger 3985 information   Bookmark

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 21:11:26

Website: http://ngdiscussion.net/phorum/read.php?1,245148,245168#msg-245168 OK, I know this information about the Challenger will be controversial, but it is...


UP 3985 The Last Run (episode # 1)   Bookmark

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 04:03:45

October 14, 2010 on what could be the final run of the Challenger for quite some time. Caught off gaurd at Big Springs the mighty Challenger glides by the hu...


UP 3985 Departs North Platte   Bookmark

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:18:06

UP 3985 made its last big run in September-October 2010 when it pulled the "Missouri River Eagle". The 4-6-6-4 Challenger-Class locomotive was retired in 195...


U.P. 3985- The Cajun Challenger : June 6, 1995   Bookmark

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:23:51

Steam locomotive 3985 ran through the Spanish moss & gator country of southeast Arkansas and northern Louisiana on June 6, 1995. This was a trip from Little ...


U.P. 3985 in Arkansas : June 4, 1995   Bookmark

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:37:52

Steam engine 3985 pulled a trip from Van Buren to Little Rock, Ar. in it's 2nd visit to the state.


UP 3985 on the Move (Trailer)   Bookmark

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 05:19:31

http://www.trainvideodepot.com/DVD-3985-On-the-Move!-The-City-of-Los-Angeles VV64 In May, 1994, the Pacific Limited Group sponsored the City of Los Angeles e...


U.P. 3985 on the Cotton Belt Route : Jan. 23, 2004   Bookmark

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 03:51:35

Steam engine 3985 was seen on the Cotton Belt Route running to Pine Bluff, Ar. on that cold but sunny day.


U.P. 3985 on the Cotton Belt Route : January 24, 2004.   Bookmark

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 08:45:43

Steam engine 3985 runs from Pine Bluff, Ar. to Tyler, Tx. on a rainy Saturday in 2004. This is the same route of the old Cotton Belt 819 excursions to Texas.


SL ???????????? 3985 ???????? ALCO UP #3985 challenger class steam loco 4-6-6-4 9mm   Bookmark

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:37:46

UP Rail?#3985 ???????? ??????????????... Athearn DCC??.


Mainline steam: UP 3985 in Niles Canyon and Oakland, Calif 1992   Bookmark

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 04:48:53

Union Pacific Challenger 3985, the largest operating steam locomotive in the world, was in the San Francisco Bay Area in July 1992 for the annual convention ...


Union Pacific Challenger 3985 steams through Bearden, Arkansas   Bookmark

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:21:16

The world's largest operating steam locomotive. Recorded on January 24, 2004 in Bearden, Arkansas.


Athearn Challenger 3985 Tsunami Sound   Bookmark

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:38:10

Here's my 2004 model Ho scale 4-6-6-4 that I got used on eBay. Dropped a tsunami heavy steam in, and used the factory speakers. Runs like a watch, and it it'...


Union Pacific Steam Shop Cheyenne, WY   Bookmark

Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:17:31

A walk through the Union Pacific Steam Shop and Roundhouse with 4-8-4 844, Centennial 6936, Snow Plow 900082, E-9s, and Challenger 3985.


Athearn HO Scale Challenger #3985 w/ Tsunami Sound Review   Bookmark

Sun, 02 Jun 2013 00:01:03

Review of the 2nd run Athearn HO Scale Challenger #3985 with DC/DCC and Tsunami Sound.


Steam Giants: Union Pacific Big Boy & Challenger 3985   Bookmark

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:29:19

Footage of Big Boy 4006 & Challenger 3985 in operation on our layout. The engines ran perfectly for nearly an hour. I hope you enjoy watching them run as muc...


Tour of Union Pacific Steam Program Shop Building and Roundhouse   Bookmark

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:54:45

After the walk-over we went inside the facilities and were given a private tour of their shops! In the shops were UP 844 with its drivers off, UP 3985 in an ...


Chasing Union Pacific 3985 up the Columbia River Gorge 9.22.2005   Bookmark

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:12:49

Feeling a little nostalgic I decided to post my first steam trip, filmed with a "brand new" Fuji camera. I followed UP 3985 from Portland to just east of The...


Athearn Genesis/QSI Revolution #3985 Challenger Steam Locomotive.wmv   Bookmark

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 05:12:38

Any Challenger/QSI fans might enjoy this one. She didn't start out life as #3985. It actually was an unlettered new in the box I stumbled onto equipped with ...


Rivarossi Union Pacific Challenger #3985 SoundTraxx Tsunami "Heavy Steam" Decoder   Bookmark

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 06:22:18

Running the Rivarossi UP Challenger 3985 with Tsunami Heavy Steam decoder installed in boiler around the layout.


Union Pacific 3985   Bookmark

Mon, 24 Dec 2012 21:40:40

UP 3985 leads a 1990's era Denver Post, Cheyenne Frontier Days Drain Denver to Greeley in this segment from the VHS archives of late last century, so old 8 t...


The Chief and Union Pacific Challenger No. 3985   Bookmark

Sat, 08 Dec 2012 05:42:54

These are two of my favorite semi-scale locomotives period! The Lionmaster Legacy (Lionel No. 6-11200) Union Pacifc Challenger No. 3985 is in charge of a thi...


UP Challenger 3985 - Westbound - Mt. Grove (Tunnel) Switch   Bookmark

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 04:39:11

Chesapeake Bay & Western's (CB&W) Adam Kemp runs UP Challenger 3985 manifest westbound through the Mt. Grove (Tunnel) switch.


Union Pacific Challenger 3985, 1992   Bookmark

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:38:24

Union Pacific articulated steam locomotive, number 3985, was built in July 1943 as a 4-6-6-4 Challenger-class behemoth for hauling fast freight long distance...


UP 844 & 3985 double-heading at Tie Siding & Laramie, WY on May14,1999.   Bookmark

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:14:47

Union Pacific Steam Locomotives #844 and #3985 double-heading through Tie Siding and Laramie, Wyoming, on May 14, 1999, enroute to RailFair in Sacramento, Ca...


Union Pacific Challenger 4-6-6-4 3985 Steam Locomotive Animation   Bookmark

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 06:16:40

This was requested by lionelkid456. Also see video in playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC2BB6AEF8A929747&feature=mh lolz.


Union Pacific 3985 Challenger and 143 Freight Cars   Bookmark

Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:16:40

Just for a train of this size I had to put everything on low and tsx off.


Union Pacific 3985 rolls through Ames, Iowa   Bookmark

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:33:10

Union Pacific 3985, the largest active steam locomotive travels through downtown Ames.


UP 3985 runby, Grand Island 2008   Bookmark

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:43:52

The worlds largest operational steam locomotive visits Grand Island NE, in 2008. They dont stop here in town to service it, but its a nice medium speed runby...


Union Pacific 3985 "Dallas Challenger" ride June 17, 1995   Bookmark

Sun, 08 Jul 2012 15:33:35

U.P. 3985 pulled roundtrips between Dallas & Ft. Worth Texas after they left Arkansas & Louisiana. Thanks to the U.P. Steam crew for all they do. A leaky flu...


Lego 3985 COMPLETE!!!   Bookmark

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:25:29

FINALLY!!!!! My lego model of one of the world's biggest and most beloved steam locomotives is complete! And I decided to make a little basic animation of it...


Union Pacific 3985 steamy reverse move in Pine Bluff, Ar. 6-1-04   Bookmark

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 02:22:26

U.P. 3985 backs from the display track to line up for the trip to Monroe, Louisiana. The 3985 is the workd's largest operating steam locomotive, being of the...


Union Pacific 3985 pacing U.S. Hwy 165 south in Ar. & La. June 1, 2004 (Part 3)   Bookmark

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 15:30:14

U.P. 3985 is followed into Louisiana on a trip to Monroe. Bonita, La. is viewed briefly as the locomotive heads south. The 3985 is known as the world's large...


Rivarossi UP Challenger 3985   Bookmark

Mon, 28 May 2012 13:30:40

I decided to upload a video of the UP 3985. I also added an RPO car on the excursion train. Engine by Rivarossi RPO car by Rivarossi Heavyweight cars by Bach...


UP Steam Shop & Cheyenne Roundhouse   Bookmark

Sun, 27 May 2012 16:30:18

In conjunction with the 7th Annual Cheyenne Depot Days the Union Pacific Steam Shop & Roundhouse Open House event on May 19, 2012 all the Heritage fleet was ...


Railfan Exchange I: Part 22, 3985 Union Station 6-14-01   Bookmark

Fri, 25 May 2012 05:54:29

The worlds largest operating steam locomotive, Challenger 4-6-6-4 3985 visits Kansas City on one of its summer fan trips.


Railfan Exchange I: Part 3, 3985 in Warrensburg & Sedalia   Bookmark

Fri, 25 May 2012 05:54:34

Union Pacific Challenger steam locomotive 3985 makes an appearance in Warrensburg and Sedalia Missouri on its way to St. Louis Missouri on the old MOPAC Seda...


Railfan Exchange II: Part 11, 3985, Kansas 6-25-02   Bookmark

Fri, 25 May 2012 05:54:24

I and my friend pace 3985 as it races westward, first on Kaw Drive in Kansas City Kansas, then through Lawrence, Kansas, then west of Lawrence.