Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 is coming to town!

 

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Union Pacific's iconic steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014

WHAT: Union Pacific's iconic steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014 is making a brief whistle-stop in Pine Bluffs, providing rail fans an opportunity to interact with this rolling piece of history during its tour across the Midwest.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, July 8, 2019, 9:30-10:15 a.m. MT, at the Main Street crossing.

WHY IT'S IMPORTANT: Twenty-five Big Boys were built exclusively for Union Pacific, the first of which was delivered in 1941 to handle the steep terrain between Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Ogden, Utah. Of the eight still in existence, No. 4014 is the world's only operating Big Boy and...



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