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Big Boy – Back In Steam

By | July 1, 2019

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Trains magazine presents Big Boy – Back In Steam. This special collector’s edition takes you through the history, restoration, and the May 2019 inaugural runs of Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014. Big Boy – Back in Steam covers the 1941-1959 history, 2014-2019 restoration, and May 2019 inaugural runs of Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 on its original operating territory between Cheyenne, Wyo., and Ogden, Utah, across famous Sherman Hill and Wasatch Grade. Go with us day-by-day as Big Boy travels under its own 7,000-hp on its home turf in Wyoming and Utah for the first time in 60 years! A foldout cutaway drawing of Big Boy, a list of other surviving Big Boys, and a look at how they fit into the world of articulated locomotives rounds out this special edition.
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