Dates set for Mid-Missouri visit by Little Rock Express

Union Pacific’s steam locomotive, No. 844, is less than a month away from visiting Jefferson City and other communities that cast the widest social media network vote through Union Pacific’s “Great Adventure — You Route the Steam” contest.

The Little Rock Express route won in voting conducted via a special online contest.

No. 844 starts its 2,500-mile trek from the locomotive’s home in Cheyenne, Wyo., May 27. The Little Rock Express portion of the tour begins May 29 in Kansas City and concludes June 9 after a stationary display day in North Little Rock, Ark. It will arrive back in Cheyenne on July 3.

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