Seeing some rare mileage on its "Home Run Express Tour", UP's 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4014 makes its way over the lonely Yoder Subdivision as it approaches the Albin Tunnel.
UP's Big Boy steam locomotive #4014 heads east of Cheyenne, Wy for Gering, NE on the first leg of it's "Home Run Express Tour" to Omaha for NCAA College Baseball World Series. Here, 4014... (more)
The Union Pacific's Big Boy #4014 gets ready to leave the Cheyenne Yard for a test run to Speer so that the steam team can turn the train around for the run to Omaha, Nebraska.
After taking the wye at Speer to turn the engine to the east, the Big Boy UP 4014 heads back to the steam shop after a successful test run and will be ready to begin their run on Wednesday to the ... (more)
Today the Union Pacific Steam Crew did a test run of Big Boy UP 4014 (4-8-8-4) so that they could turn the engine around at Speer and get ready to head east towards Omaha on Wednesday.
Big: With a whole siding to itself, legendary "Big Boy" No. 4012 lends its imposing presence to the Steamtown entrance.
Climbing the grade toward the Altamont Tunnel at Ragan between Leroy and Spring Valley, Wyoming, is Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 and Northern No. 844 (along with EMD SD70ACe No. 8937) leading a ... (more)
Speer Water Tank
Recently fallen and removed the Speer Water Tank still stood while Union Pacific was testing 4014 on this late July stormy afternoon. The stormy skies play a tune of c... (more)
The trinity of the UP Steam Program for so long, UP 4014 (4-8-8-4), UP 844 (4-8-4) and UP 3985 (4-6-6-4) look out of the Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming. In November of 2022, UP 3985 was donated ... (more)
A final portrait, UP 4014, UP 844, UP 3985 and UP 5511 outside the Cheyenne Engine House.
Union Pacific Thoroughbreds
The crew of the steam program at Union Pacific Railroad set out to record the last time 844, 4014, and 3985 will ever be together again in the steam house i... (more)
UP's restored Big Boy is making its way back west towards the end of July after touring the Midwest. The train passed thru Iowa on July 30 thru August 2 on its westbound trip. The train laid over ... (more)
Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 (4-8-8-4) splits the signals at Speer, Wyoming as it makes a test run.