Steam train to visit Jefferson City this week

Train enthusiasts are reminded that Jefferson City will play host this week to a piece of railroad history.

Union Pacific Railroad’s steam locomotive No. 844 is traveling from Cheyenne, Wyo., to North Little Rock, Ark., on a tour celebrating railroad heritage and The Little Rock Express as part of Union Pacific’s Great Excursion Adventure — You Route the Steam contest.

On Tuesday, the train will travel from Kansas City to Jefferson City.

On Wednesday, the train will be on public display from ....

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