Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 under steam

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Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 under steam

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UP 4014 is under Steam and made test runs this week. This is something 10 years ago I never thought would see a big boy running in my lifetime. No matter how you feel about steam programs and the foam that comes with it, this is an impressive feat.

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Re: Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 under steam

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Only downside is that for the next two weeks all we're going to see on Facebook is 4014...may have to duck out of a few groups for a bit and unfollow Trains Magazine...lol

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Judging by the photos/ videos the towns were stupid busy out west for this event.
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Glad to see it running again. But the Big Boys were freight locomotives.
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Big Boy 4014 restored to steaming again

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The Detroit News has an article https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/ ... /39457107/ about the Union Pacific's restoration of Big Boy 4014. Cool!

Also a Wikipedia article about that locomotive at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Pacific_4014.

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