Highball Granger: Union Pacific's Transcon 150 Special leaves Granger, Wyoming bound for Evanston and ultimately Ogden. At the front of the train is the Union Pacific 4014 "Big Boy&quo... (more)
Big Boy 4014 steaming right out of Heaven, Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844 double-head into Granger Junction on a cold, spring morning.
Good Morning Big Boy No. 4014... Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844 double-head west across the Overland Route near Granger at sunrise on May 6, 2019.
From the bluff high above the Overland Route, the westbound Big Boy struts across the Wyoming plains for the first time in over half a century.
Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 leads Union Pacific No. 844 west across the Overland Route near Walcott, Wyo., on its way to Ogden, Utah, from Cheyenne, Wyo.
For the shakedown run, the day was getting long and the railfans were hearing chatter on the radios that indicated doubt as to whether the run would happen at all. Then the huge locomotive left t... (more)
The Union Pacific's newly restored Big Boy is a marvel of engineering. They made a test run last night to break her in. From the crowds at the yard it looks like 1/2 of the train loving world wi... (more)
Over the years, the question, "will a Union Pacific "Big Boy" ever return to the rails?" has been asked a handful of times. The answer was always no because of some factors. We... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 #4014 catches the last rays of sun before making a round trip to Nunn, Colorado as a test and break-in run on May 3, 2019. To purchase prints of this or any of th... (more)
With a bit of indulgence for its first on-the-fly night photo, Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 #4014, affectionately chalked on May 3, 2019, as the "Big Boy" on the front of the locomotive by Ed ... (more)