The UP Steam double header has drawn quite the crowd as the train races past the town of Peterson.
Conquering the Wasatch Range! Newly rebuilt UP 4014 Big Boy leads the 150th Golden Spike Anniversary special East back home as the train passes thru the small town of Henefer.
Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 and Northern No. 844 double head on a special passenger train headed downgrade at Castle Rock, Utah, on the cold and rainy morning of May, 8, 2019. The train is boun... (more)
Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014, carrying U.S. and State of Utah flags, steams downgrade on the damp morning of May, 8, 2019, at Castle Rock, Utah. The locomotive is leading a special passenger tra... (more)
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.
Drifting down grade under a big sky, Union Pacific 4014 and 844 cruise through the high Plains to their next stop in Rawlins.
Shortly after departing Rock Springs, eastbound Union Pacific 4014 meets a westbound freight. The westbound is stopped by a red even though there are east and west mains. 4014 has clear running bu... (more)
Departure full steam ahead !
What's interesting about uploading at RP.net is, the form recalls your previous entries under Locomotive Number....my profile show the last three as UP 844, UP 4014 and...UP 3985. So, in some sma... (more)
Big Boy in the beautiful Weber River valley on the last lap to Ogden. Thanks to my very patient wife of 38 years for persuading me to make the trip and for her help with driving/navigation.
Highball through Henefer. With just one servicing stop remaining on their long journey from Cheyenne, UP Steam Locomotives 4014 and 844 highball west toward their final destination in Ogden... (more)
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)