A Big Boy running in the 21st Century. UP 4014 & 844 lead the P-ENRS1-13 through the mountains between Green River, and Rock Spring, Wyoming during the Great Race from Ogden.
Looking back to 4014's return to the mainline, under steam, an event nearly 60 years in the making. As the shadows grew long and the sun minutes away from slipping below the horizon there was work... (more)
Its November, 2019 and UP Big Boy 4014 is just about home after an epic journey across the United States that saw Ed and his team deal with extreme weather conditions such as the monster snow sto... (more)
"Homecoming: Return of the King"
It's big, it's back, and it's better than ever!
Union Pacific's newest addition to its Steam Program, the massive 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy" #4014... (more)
Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 leads a passenger train headed to the 150th anniversary celebration of the driving of the golden spike in Utah is westbound between Como and Ramsey, Wyoming, and is ... (more)
UP 4014 leads a passenger excursion south over the bridge at Boylston.
The Big Boy races east down the legendary SP Sunset Route in desolate, empty far West Texas.
Frost, just south of downtown Victorville (which is hidden behind the rocky hills on the other side of the trees along the Mojave River) is a unique place in railroading. It was here, on a plain ... (more)
With crowds gathering to watch, UP 4014 eases into the curve through downtown Kearney, NE as engineer Ed Dickens begins to slow the train to a stop.
Some people tend to be oblivious to rules, and in the process nearly ruin the shot for others and potentially ruin their day should they misjudge the width of the engine. This person nearly pulle... (more)
After departing its service stop at the Flatonia railfan pavilion, 4014 gets underway towards Houston, passing some spectators on the east side of town.
UP 4014 on the Limon Sub, just west of Clifford, CO, Nov 24, 2019.