The Empress Steam Engine made its way through the southeast today. 

The Final Spike Steam Anniversary Tour is a celebration of the one-year anniversary of CPKC and Kansas City Rail merging. 

The 1930s locomotive was taken out of storage for this celebration and will be making the momentous trip through Canada, the United States, and Mexico. 

The next stop is scheduled is for Minot North Dakota. 

You can read more about the iconic locomotive here.