Swarmed. The small platform at Victorville, California, normally only seeing the passage of Trains No. 3 and No. 4 - the Southwest Chief - is pushed to its limit this afternoon as UP 4014 c... (more)
Be Ready for the Dynos Again. With the mountains of the conquered Cajon Pass providing the backdrop, UP 4014 climbs the final "grade" of the day as it crests over the 210 freeway ... (more)
UP 4014 crosses one of the two steel bridges located east of Victorville as it prepares to stop for a red signal to allow the train ahead of it to get a little farther down the line. Once the bloc... (more)
UP 4014, the largest operating steam locomotive in the world, lives up to its fame this afternoon as close to a thousand people gather at Victorville for their chance to view the 4-8-8-4 during it... (more)
Get Your Kicks, err, 4014...on Route 66. Paralelling the famous "Mother Road" on an approach signal to proceed into town, UP 4014 works up the slight grade into Victorville as the... (more)
Making its triumphant return to Southern California after leaving in 2014, and now fully operational, UP 4014 eases across one of the two iconic steel bridges located just east of Victorville as t... (more)
As dawn breaks in Yermo, the flicker from the firebox gently illuminates the trailing truck's rear wheels beneath the massive firebox of UP 4014 as the locomotive is prepared for it's journey to W... (more)
UP 4014 prepares to depart home rails and enter BNSF's Transcon at Daggett as the massive 4-8-8-4 proudly returns to Southern California under steam.