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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 stops in Pine Bluffs.

The Big Boy No. 4014, the world's largest steam locomotive, is going on tour starting August 5, 2021. Big Boy will travel through 10 states, beginning in Cheyenne, Wyoming!

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 the only one still owned by Union Pacific. Following more than two and a half years of restoration, No. 4014 recently completed its inaugural t...



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