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.
What a great show in the early morning at Evanston! Rachel, a competitive rodeo rider does a demonstration with her horse in front of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #40... (more)
Magnificent Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 glinting in the evening sun at Evanston, WY.
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 lead the double header passenger special from Cheyenne to Ogden as it approaches Evanston, WY
Magnificent Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 and the whole special Golden Spike 150 train during the Blue Hour at Evanston, WY.
The leviathan sleeps. With sunset coming in less than half an hour, UP Locomotive #4014 has been bedded down for the night. Her fire has been killed and all appliances shut down. The roar... (more)
UP 7907 & 7141 on a westbound grain train.
Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 and Living Legend 4-8-4 #844 in the very first light of the day in Evanston, WY!
7/8 view of Big Boy in Evanston Yard after the excursion from Ogden- note the drone overhead. Hundreds of spectators were milling around the yard to get an up-close look at the 4014.
After taking a shot at Henefer, by the time the bumper to bumper traffic allowed me to get to Evanston the train had unloaded and backed into the yard, it was only around noon but I called it a da... (more)