Steam Across the Panhandles

This trip report will take a look at UP 844 as it steams across the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles and on into eastern New Mexico as part of “South Central Express Heritage Tour 2006”. We’ll see it on display at Guymon, OK, for their Pioneer Day celebration on Friday and Saturday (5-6 May 2006), in Dalhart, TX, as it overnights from Saturday to Sunday, and then flying across wide open country on Sunday as it makes its way from Dalhart, TX, into New Mexico, stopping in Tucumcari, Santa Rosa, Vaughn, and eventually Alamogordo, NM.

Guymon to Dalhart – May 5-6, 2006

Dalhart to Vaughn – May 7, 2006

All photographs in this trip report were taken with a Canon EOS 20D using either a Canon 24-105mm F4 L IS/USM or a Canon 75-300mm f4-5.3 IS/USM.

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