UNION PACIFIC BIG BOY: REBIRTH OF A LEGEND

Big Boy Rides Again
No. 4014 is now safely home at the steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyo., for a multi-year restoration that will return the locomotive to operating condition. Check back often for news, video, blogs, and photos.

BIG BOY: ON THE ROAD TO RESTORATION


One of the biggest and more powerful steam locomotives in history is coming back to life!

You can now pre-order this exclusive video from Trains documenting the first phase of this locomotive’s journey to restoration. The DVD also features historical footage of Union Pacifc Big Boys in action, plus exclusive video of interviews and images of No. 4014 being removed from the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., for restoration.

UP Big Boys and Challengers

See Union Pacific Big Boys and Challengers in action from the DVD program "Glory Machines, Volume 1," available from Herron Rail Video. Click here to see this video....
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See Union Pacific Big Boys and Challengers in action

Watch some of the 16mm films of Big Boys and Challengers Stan Kistler took during his 1956 trip, excerpted from the DVD program Union Pacific Classic Collectors' Series, produced by Pentrex. Click here for the video....
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PHOTO GALLERY

Big Boy Photos
Check out these stunning photos of Union Pacific Big Boy in motion.

ON THE ROAD TO RESTORATION

Order this special issue now! Featuring the inside story of the beginning of the engine’s historic journey, a behind the scenes look at No. 4014’s removal from the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, exclusive images of Union Pacific’s historic restoration effort, plans for the restoration that will lead to the live Big Boy, a gallery of our most iconic Big Boy images from the Trains archive, and so much more!

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