Big Boy 4014 Builds Up Head Of Steam

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Big Boy 4014 puts on a great stream show!

Heading out in the early morning light makes for a terrific setting to backdrop this grand locomotive.

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Of the 25 Big Boys that were built, all but 8 were scrapped, unfortunately.

Quick Facts about UP Big Boy 4014

  • Rail Line: Union Pacific
  • Driver diameters:-68 inches
  • Power type: 4-8-8-4 Steam Locomotive Class 4000
  • Builder: American Locomotive Company 1941
  • Coal Consumption: 22,000 lbs per hour (converted to #5 oil)
  • Locomotive and tender weight: 1,250,000 lbs
  • Max Speed: 80 MPH !

Let us know if you have seen Big Boy 4014 in person. We would love to hear about your experience!

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