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Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« on: June 28, 2019, 12:29:34 pm »
Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 is coming to Chicago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

https://www.up.com/heritage/steam/schedule/index.htm

Anyone going to see it?

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2019, 07:22:13 am »
Yes...but in Des Moines 8/1!
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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2019, 11:32:34 am »
The locomotive that conventional wisdom said would never be restored because of the expense. Yes, I don't dare miss seeing it since it is coming so close to me.
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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2019, 01:14:04 pm »
I am planning on watching it come in on the 26th.

Don't want to just see it sitting there.

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2019, 04:57:36 pm »
Rick,

What is your plan to see it, before it gets to West Chicago?

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2019, 08:05:45 pm »
I have a friend who takes rail pics in Chicago, he has not yet told me where we are going to post ourselves.

Basically want to watch running and not standing. Probably will just go to one spot and then to the yard to get up close.

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2019, 07:50:03 am »
Did anyone else get to see it yet.

Was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2019, 10:20:38 pm »
Here's a link to the video I took in DeKalb Tuesday morning.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6xp3wirgcjn89t1/DSCN1115.MOV?dl=0
Trains News Wire wrote that UP expected 2000 people each day that it was displayed in West Chicago, but an estimated 45,000 showed up.

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2019, 11:36:33 am »
I was in Clinton, IA.

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2019, 04:19:38 pm »
Great shots gang...........

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2019, 07:26:51 am »
Saw it on display in Des Moines....huge crowd!  Saw it in action in Elkhart and Ames, IA.  Had goosebumps on my goosebumps!!  😁

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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2019, 11:44:30 am »
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m7b3irspde60g93/BIGBOY-ELMHURST-7-26-19.MOV?dl=0

I caught it along West 1st St. in Elmhurst Illinois by the Elmhurst-Chicago Stone quarry on Thursday July 26th.
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Re: Union Pacaific Big Boy 4014
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2021, 01:09:10 pm »
2021

UP 4014 is on the move again.

GPS Tracker is at: https://www.up.com/forms/steam-trace.cfm

Schedule is at: https://www.up.com/heritage/steam/schedule/index.htm

Attached pictures are at Kearney, NE 8-8-2021