A Big Boy running in the 21st Century. UP 4014 leads the P-ENRS1-13 as they depart Evanston Yard, bound for Rock Spring, WY, during the Great Race from Ogden.
The same eastbound intermodal seen in 714989 rolls under the WY-89 overpass in Evanston, WY. Photo taken from the parking lot of Evanston's Walmart, which is actually a rather decent location to c... (more)
The morning temps were below freezing as 4014 slowly headed west from Evanston enroute southern California.
The weather is 36*F and snowing, which made for remarkable shots of 4014 and 844 doubleheading on the 'Great Race to Ogden'
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 pulling into the yard in Evanston, WY. The train was delayed entering the yard by some recently placed boulders which presented a clearance issue as the 4014 entered the ya... (more)
Multitudes of families have already posed for photos with the largest operating steam locomotive in the world as a woman photographs her son and husband in front of Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 ... (more)
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 departing Evanston Yard on it's way to Rock Springs
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 has just departed Evanston, WY. The temperature is just above freezing, and it's snowing. I was hoping the roads would not be icy, and my fears were never rea... (more)
Wishing everyone a happy belated Flag Day with this scene of UP's steam and diesel power flying the stars and stripes.
On the evening of May 12, 2019, Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy #4014 is accentuated by the setting sun as it rests for the night at Evanston, Wyoming. The glint highlights the wheel arrangement... (more)
Ready to depart! In front of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 in the early morning at Evanston.
The crew of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 and "Living Legend" 4-8-4 #844 just opens the throttle as the train climbs the steep gradient to Altamont, WY... (more)
Big Boy rests in the yard at Evanston. Meanwhile, the business of railroading goes on.