Sunrise Steam. Early on the morning of Thursday, August 12, 2021, a lot of people people were already trackside in Parsons, Kansas to await the departure of Union Pacific Railroad's "B... (more)
Steaming Out Of 2021. Any list of the top stories of 2021 has to include the second year of touring of Union Pacific Railroad's 4014 (Alco, 4-8-8-4) across the system since its 2019 restora... (more)
The UP #4014 Big Boy passes by the switch tower on the High Line at Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City
UP Big Boy crosses over the High Line bridge at Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City on a beautiful September morning on its way West to Cheyenne Wyoming
Big Boy under steam and under the stars
Tonight while witnessing this piece of history, I was reminded of Field of Dreams. Early on, Kevin Costner stands up and admires the baseball field he has created where there once was a profitable... (more)
The one-time pride of the Union Pacific and the Pennsy now greet visitors at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Inside the cab of the monster....Big Boy 4017
A look inside the cab of UP #4006. It is such a shame that one of these locomotives can't be restored back to operating condition.
what a beautiful engine