Big Boy Takes On Archer Hill

Big Boy Takes On Archer Hill | Train Fanatics Videos

Big Boy # 4014 rolls across the great plains of Wyoming to Kansas City.

Big Boy #4014 gets star treatment in the beginning phase of Union Pacific’s second tour in as many years.

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

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 oil)
  • Locomotive and tender weight: 1,250,000 lbs
  • Max Speed: 80 MPH !

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