Union Pacific "Big Boy" No. 4014 and "Northern" No. 844 put on a fantastic show as they depart Rawlins, Wyoming, for Laramie, on May 17, 2019.
The eastbound lanes of I-84 contrasted with the westbound lanes show just how popular the Big Boy was in his return to steam. Here, between Henefer and Echo, the Big Boy coasts at a leisurely pac... (more)
A part for a Komatsu PC8000 hydraulic excavator heads west on CN 401. This superstructure came from Halifax and is destined for Edmonton.
A BNSF switch crew delivers a covered hopper to the Compass Mineral's plant in Duluth as the Algoma laker Radcliffe R. Latimer unloads salt into the building.
Some current Union Pacific Railroad Police dressed in western attire on the front of UP 4014. I just happen to catch this while volunteering at the festivities held at the Union Station in Ogden o... (more)
Entering the cab of Union Pacific 4014, you step onto a Diamond Plate floor with a custom 4014 herald and feel the heat of the fire box.
Sit down in the Engineers seat and take control of the 4014.
Worse for WearEastbound mixed freight 16N crawls by AR Tower as it prepares to descend 'The Slide.' The tower, one of three still standing on the mountains between Altoona and Johns... (more)
Ed Dickens and Bruce Kirk posing in front of UP 4014. Thank you Ed and the rest of the team for bringing to life a Big Boy that I has been a dream of mine and others to see run. Also thanks to Un... (more)
UP 4014, known as one of the Big Boys, storms out of Hermosa Tunnel on its way to Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Unsung heroes of the Union Pacific Steam Program. There is a small team of dedicated professionals that get the equipment ready and maintained on the road. These two gentlemen are using an air pow... (more)
Rebuilt, repainted and remote control equipped.
NS train 202 makes its way north after a "hot wheel" detection at Front Royal due to new brake shoes recently installed on several of the intermodal cars.
A steady light rain with some snow mixed in is pelting the 4014 as it heads toward the summit at Wahsatch, Utah, about 10 miles upgrade