It's just about that time again! UP 4014 is going to be waking up for a test run to Denver before heading out on a trip to New Orleans.
Union Pacific's Cheyenne, Wyoming based 'blizzard bus' makes a deadhead move between Rawlins and Green River, sandwiched between SD40Ns 1932 and 1881. Blizzard bus 25809 was built in 1979 as a mem... (more)
Members of the steam team tend to Union Pacific "Big Boy" No. 4014 in the yard at Rawlins, Wyoming, after making its first run from Cheyenne on September 27, 2019.
As the rain showers move further to the east and sun begins to come out, UP 4014 rolls under the signal bridge at CP W680 in Rawlins, WY on September, 27th, 2019.
Engineer Ed Dickens talks to admirers from the gangway of Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Rawlins, Wyoming, on May 4, 2019.
Putting on a marvelous show, UP 4014 and 844 storm out of Rawlins, Wyoming.
Union Pacific 4014 rolls the Spike 150 Special under the signal bridge at around milepost 678.25 just outside of Rawlins nearly 2 and a half hours late
The first day of the trip to Ogden, UT has ended and the locomotive and its train are being settled into their resting spots for the night. Tomorrow: Rock Springs!
A few members of Union Pacifics steam crew do a final check of the massive “Big Boy” as the train prepares to head for Laramie, Wyoming.
All shiny and new! The shield of the ALCO legend UP 4014 Big Boy glistens in the morning light. Compare to the before picture- https://www.railpictures.net/photo/480367/
Arriving in Rawlins Union Pacific 4014 and 844 will overnight and then depart for Laramie in the morning.
Two members of the steam team lube the rods of Union Pacific Northern No. 844 at Rawlins, Wyoming, on May 6, 2019.
Union Pacific "Big Boy" No. 4014 and "Northern" No. 844 put on a fantastic show as they depart Rawlins, Wyoming, for Laramie, on May 17, 2019.
Big Boy Across the Basin: Union Pacific's Transcon 150 Special leaves Rawlins, Wyoming as it heads out across the Great Divide Basin. At the front of the train is the Union Pacific 4014 &qu... (more)