Multitudes of families have already posed for photos with the largest operating steam locomotive in the world as a woman photographs her son and husband in front of Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 ... (more)
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 departing Evanston Yard on it's way to Rock Springs
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 has just departed Evanston, WY. The temperature is just above freezing, and it's snowing. I was hoping the roads would not be icy, and my fears were never rea... (more)
Wishing everyone a happy belated Flag Day with this scene of UP's steam and diesel power flying the stars and stripes.
On the evening of May 12, 2019, Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy #4014 is accentuated by the setting sun as it rests for the night at Evanston, Wyoming. The glint highlights the wheel arrangement... (more)
Ready to depart! In front of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 in the early morning at Evanston.
The crew of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 and "Living Legend" 4-8-4 #844 just opens the throttle as the train climbs the steep gradient to Altamont, WY... (more)
Big Boy rests in the yard at Evanston. Meanwhile, the business of railroading goes on.
Only in America! Yes folks, there are not many places in the world where a major freight railroad would suddenly decide to spend millions of dollars to drag the world's largest steam locomo... (more)
Big Boy on Fire! With the sun just a few degrees above the horizon, the place to be is shooting a shallow angle off Big Boy's nose, and OMG, that locomotive is on fire! The Evanston Yard ... (more)
The End. The Business Car "St. Louis" brings up the markers on UP's special "Great Race to Ogden" train. From what I can tell this car was built back in 1950 as a Pullm... (more)
Morning Light in Evanston. The sun has been up in Evanston for just about 45 minutes but the fires in UP's two heritage steam locomotives were re-lit hours ago and both engines are building... (more)
A young boy fascinated by Big Boy, Union Pacific steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014.