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Steam locomotive built in 1944 stays the night in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Steam Locomotive Number 844 pulled into the ArkLaTex Wednesday morning and will be departing Thursday.

The historic locomotive was built in 1944 and is currently touring the country while pulling a museum car that commemorates the rich history of railroads in the United States.

The locomotive was stopped at Union Pacific Railroad off Jewella Avenue in Shreveport. Visitors may stop by for a tour of the historic train.

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