The Big Boy has just departed from a servicing stop in Woodbine, IA as it makes it's way thru the Boyer River valley on the run from Des Moines to Omaha. This is one of the return legs of "The Gre... (more)
UP 'Big Boy' 4014 splits the signals at Control Point A032 just west of Calamus, IA during its summer 2019 tour of the upper Midwest.
UP 4014 leads the tour train north through Boylston during a rain shower.
UP 4014 heads back west over the famous Kate Shelley High Bridge just west of Boone, Iowa.
UP Big Boy 4014 leads the tour train east across the Chippewa River.
The crowds of people were incredible as the UP"BIG BOY" makes it's way west back to Cheyenne,WY..What a sight to see as the worlds largest operating steam locomotive flies by.
UP Big Boy 4014 leads a passenger special south through Grasston.
UP Big Boy 4014 leads a passenger special south into Des Plaines, rounding the curve at Howard St. This is the first time a Big Boy has ran in the Chicago area, and it brought out throngs of peopl... (more)
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 drifting downgrade and though the S-Curve at Rock River, WY
Having just departed Cheyenne, UP Big Boy 4014 and Northern 844 begin attacking the Westbound Grade towards Laramie on "Track 3" which was built in the 1950's so high tonnage Westbound freights co... (more)
After over night in Adams, 4014 heads toward Butler near Milwaukee at the first town south of Adams on a gorgeous morning.
After a brief stop at Warrens, UP 4014 accelerates out of town near Broadway Rd. on its way to an overnight stop at Adams, WI.
UP 4014 makes its run from Duluth to Superior as it crosses the Saint Louis Bay.
Minutes after departing Union Depot, Big Boy picks up speed on its way out to Baldwin, Wisconsin and points further east.
Big Boy 4014 makes for an impressive sight from any angle, but if I was going to make the effort to join the throngs of admirers trackside during its visit to Minnesota, I wanted to see it in the ... (more)