The UP 4014 Big Boy sits next to the Prescott Depot and caboose on a very cold, 18 degree morning.
The name says it all.
Union Pacific 5614 leads a westbound manifest train past the Big Boy at the Jenks Locomotive Shops. The UPY 647 is part of a long line of stored locomotives.
Lots of grease around the chain lubricator on the UP 4014.
A member of the UP 4014 Steam Crew attaches a safety harness to the hand rail above the cab window and prepares to walk across as another member keeps a watchful eye. Safety is very important to ... (more)
Fall colors and cold temperatures made for a dramatic departure of the Big Boy from Prescott, Arkansas.
UP 2581 is the second train to roll eastbound past the UP 4014 in about 30 minutes. The two freight trains delayed the departure of the Big Boy on it's trip from Prescott to Little Rock.
A member of the Union Pacific 4014 Steam Crew works on freeing the stuck bell. 18 degree temperatures through the night might of been a factor. Fortunately it didn't take very long for the bell ... (more)
Union Pacific 4014 enters the Texarkana yard and is about to stop at the Amtrak Depot. The dispatcher can now get two westbound freight on the move out of the yard that have been waiting patientl... (more)
UP 4014 crosses a small bridge and prepares to stop in front of a large crowd at the depot in Texarkana.
Enjoying the early morning sunshine in the cab of the Big Boy.
A late running Amtrak Texas Eagle rolls past the Union Pacific 4014 at the Prescott Depot and Museum.
The day after Veteran's Day, I came across this photo opportunity of the US Flag on the Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 tender and one of the US Flags on display at the Prescott Museum and Depot.
Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 speeds north through Mabelvale, as it only a few miles away from a stop at the Little Rock Union Station.
The Big Boy has just completed slowly crawling through the south leg of the Van Buren wye and is now climbing up a slight grade. The UP 4014 steam crew member was riding on the platform to check ... (more)