The locomotive hauls passenger trains on the Western Pacific Railroad.
For the 50th year anniversary of the Western Pacific, it was painted with gold stripes and pulled a special train into Oakland, California.
After steam ended on the Western Pacific in December 1953, 94 was held for special events by the railroad, on August 22, 1960, the engine was on the point of the California Zephyr.
After 57 years on the Western Pacific, 94 was donated to the Maritime Museum in San Francisco in 1964, in 1966 the engine was placed in storage at Key System's Maintenance Building.
In 1979, the California State Railroad Museum acquired 94, and the engine was moved from Oakland to Rio Vista Junction in April of that year then By the end of 1979, the locomotive was under steam at the museum.
It is now on static display at the Western Railway Museum.
TriviaEditIt starred in the Disney movie "Pollyanna," which was released the same year when steam ended on August 22, 1960.
This locomotive was the first steam locomotive to travel on the Feather River Route.
This locomotive has attended the Western Pacific's Golden Spike ceremony at Keddie, California, on November 1, 1909.
It is from Class 86, series 86 to 106.