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.

Chasing 4014 Part III

This video segment covers the time from when Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 first reached Covina, Calif., in the early morning hours of Jan. 26 to mid-morning in Bassett, Calif. Follow along as Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane chase the 4-8-8-4 locomotive switch from the Metrolink main line to Union Pacific tracks....
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Chasing 4014 Part II

This second installment of videos from Trains' zany chase of Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 from Pomona to West Colton, Calif., takes off minutes from where Part I ended: with the Big Boy on the Metrolink main line at 2:30 a.m., and Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane in hot pursuit. Enjoy!...
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Chasing 4014

Follow along with Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane, as they chase Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 through suburban southern California.
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PHOTO GALLERY

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

Chasing 4014 Part III

This video segment covers the time from when Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 first reached Covina, Calif., in the early morning hours of Jan. 26 to mid-morning in Bassett, Calif. Follow along as Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane chase the 4-8-8-4 locomotive switch from the Metrolink main line to Union Pacific tracks....
MORE ABOUT: union pacific big boy

Chasing 4014 Part II

This second installment of videos from Trains' zany chase of Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 from Pomona to West Colton, Calif., takes off minutes from where Part I ended: with the Big Boy on the Metrolink main line at 2:30 a.m., and Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane in hot pursuit. Enjoy!...
MORE ABOUT: union pacific big boy

Chasing 4014

Follow along with Steve Sweeney, Howard Bunte, and Brent Lane, as they chase Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 through suburban southern California.
MORE ABOUT: union pacific big boy

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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