Big Boy On Easy Street. The Union Pacific Railroad's 4014 ("Big Boy", 4-8-8-4, Alco, 1941) made a stop in the community of Luling, Louisiana in St.Charles Parish on August 20, 202... (more)
UP 4014 westbound with the Home Run Express.
UP's restored Big Boy is making its way back west towards the end of July after touring the Midwest. The train passed thru Iowa on July 30 thru August 2 on its westbound trip. The train laid over ... (more)
BigBoy 4014 Approaches Pilot Point, Tx with the admirers of the locomotive taking pictures as it passes from one community to the next
UP's Big Boy excursion train crosses the Cedar River minutes before arriving at its overnight stay in Beverly Yard.
Denver was a gracious host for the Big Boy!
History captured at Denver Union Station! Big Boy, 4014 is seen here backing into busy Union Station back in July of 2022. Incredible sight to... (more)
Steam and Snow
Epic memories care of the Union Pacific Steam Program.
UP's "Big Boy" 4014 charges through Peckham looking quite at home against the backdrop of an aging elevator, farm equipment, and tall grass blowing in the wind on its way from Cheyenne to Denver. ... (more)
The double-headed Union Pacific passenger train to the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike in Ogden, Utah, led by 4-8-8-4 Big Boy No. 4014, crosses over the old highway bridge at Ragan between L... (more)
Not long after it's recent restoration, UP embarked the big boy on a tour across the midwest. At this point, they were nearing the furthest north they would go in Duluth, crossing the trestle in B... (more)
The California Zephyr 5 train gets ready to leave Denver's Union Station, with passengers getting a good view of the Union Pacific's Big Boy engine 4014 on the adjacent track.
Threading A Million Pound Needle
I think it will fit! Or will it? Catenary over steam, what a morning. A forest of catenary strangled the biggest of them all at the throat of Denver... (more)
Union Pacific 4014 begins its journey to Denver, Colorado, where it will eventually haul the 2022 Union Pacific Museum Special back to Cheyenne.
UP 4014 departs Denver with the "2022 Museum Special" as it approaches the UP diamond in Commerce City with the Denver skyline in the background.
Charging hard around the curve of Brighton, UP 4014 heads north along the Greeley Sub, towards Cheyenne, with a nine car passenger special.