Steam Visit

By Bart Magoffin; posted May 3, 2009

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The 844 ended up staying that weekend, then west to Oakland, then back in Roseville staying all last week. It was parked just out our door, with the engine and passenger cars open daily for tours and souvenirs. I spent some time talking with the crew, what a fun job moving this huge piece of history back and forth across the country. I stood next to the engine wheels, they were taller than me (6 ft)