Union Pacific's Big Boy 4014 stop in Pine Bluffs


Karen Lipska/Pine Bluffs Post

Above: Union Pacific's Big Boy 4014 slows down to come to a stop in Pine Bluffs, where they will pick-up winners of two ticket holders for a ride into Cheyenne.

The steam is rolling out of the spout and the engine is still chugging after all these years. Big Boy 4014 was in Pine Bluffs Monday, July 3rd.This is the last stop of Union Pacific's Home Plate tour to Omaha, Nebraska and special stop because two ticket holders are riding to Cheyenne in the engine.

There were only 25 Big Boy engines built and only seven survived throughout the years. Most of the engines are on display in museums throughout the United States. But Big Boy 4014 is still running at this time. The engine was built with a wide margin of reliability and safety. This engine is th...

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