The rising sun lights up the flanks of Steamtown's Big Boy.
The largest steam locomotive on the East Coast: Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4017 at Steamtown.
"Behemoth Basking in the Morning Light"
A truly impressive locomotive - UP 4012 measures in at a monstrous 132 feet long and takes up the entire frame of this photo! The loco... (more)
An intermodal comes down out of the Cascade Mountains into the morning sunlight in Central Oregon.
1/2 half of this locomotive is a pretty darn powerful locomotive. Soon 4012's sister is to come alive, for the first time since 1959.
UP 4012 and CN 47 sit in the yard at Steamtown in Scranton
A UP 4000 class sits on display at Steamtown
A DIFFERENT BIG BOY MOVE...LONG AGO and BY IT'S HOME. 29 years ago this November, UP 4012 was moved from Steamtown's old home in Bellows Falls, VT to Steamtown's new home in Scranton, PA. The rout... (more)
"Big Boy Meets the DLW"
I think if a vote were taken, the UP Big Boy would be voted as the best looking big steam locomotive of all time. It has a nice big tapered boiler mated to a long unjacketed smoke box on one end a... (more)
I hope to do this shot with No. 4014 someday soon.
Super Big Boy Moon. Thanks to Mitch for the astronomical heads up. Photo taken by permission
I never made it to Cheyenne WO to see the Big Boy in it's lair. But I think this is something like what I would have found after a new snow storm in January 1958.