Probably the most anticipated rail event of my lifetime is beginning the most anticipated year of rail events I've ever seen.
Shrouded in steam, the Big Boy is putting on a show in the brisk cold morning air as they get ready to take the turn at Marshall.
Under very thick, near-whiteout conditions, #4014 eases out of North Yard for a brief trip on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision....and if you believe the early word, a full trip may be in store for 20... (more)
After spending the night at Utah Junction near Pecos Street, Union Pacific’s Big Boy 4014 and train was fired up in the middle of a pre-Thanksgiving blizzard and a foot of snow in the Denver area ... (more)
UP 4014 races across one of the many bridges between Fulton and Hope, Arkansas.
Like so many others, I was out at Union Station Kansas City Inc. on Sunday night to watch the arrival of Union Pacific's Big Boy. After cutting its train in half, the 4014 backed onto one of Unio... (more)
Fireworks explode above the Union Pacific 4014, and well, one that exploded on the street to the left of the Big Boy that didn't quite function as expected. A very special thank you the Mayor, C... (more)
The UP Big Boy highballing on the BNSF Hinckley Sub at Cedar.
Departing from the stop at Gurdon, the Big Boy gives up an impressive plume as it starts to head towards Arkadelphia.
Coming into the capital city, the Big Boy eases off the river bridge over the Arkansas River as they come into yard.
The Union Pacific 4014 Steam Crew continue to get the Big Boy prepared for departure from Prescott and the day's trip into Little Rock, Arkansas.
Fireworks light up the sky over the Union Pacific 4014 Big Boy on a very cold, 19 degree night. A very special thank you the Mayor, City Council, and Chief of the Police of Prescott, the Curator f... (more)
UP Big Boy 4014 leads a long passenger special over the Rialto overpass along the old SP Palmdale Cutoff enroute to Barstow/Yermo.