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| 3 years ago

Union Pacific Retrofits the 'Big Boy' Locomotive - Union Pacific

- ready to motor up close and personal." "Just getting the locomotive ready to Colton, which is restoring Big Boy 4014, which traveled 1,031,205 miles over its - Pacific's Heritage Operations who likened the project t o trying to pre-diesel America. In the early forties, Union Pacific Railroad ordered the construction of 25 steam locomotives of these locomotives was retired, Union Pacific is actually on recycled oil. Even though the train's boiler won't be restored and - Wyoming will be in the mid fifties. The trek to move. To transfer the locomotive from Colton, California, t o Cheyenne, Wyoming, where it all of standard tracks. Now, more than fifty years after -

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| 3 years ago
- and many good things about the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014, at the factory. (AP Photo/Ringo - expected to take pictures the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. - marketing move it .” Spectators take pictures the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Metrolink Station in Covina, - Spectators take pictures the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Metrolink Station in Covina -

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| 3 years ago
- heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. They are essentially two engines under construction. 'It came out one day, and it had "Big Boy" in chalk on the front of one boiler, with a full load of drive wheels has to pivot separately from it . SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Spectators take pictures of the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at the railroad's steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyo. in the world, said Gordon McCulloh, a meticulous historian of Union -

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| 4 years ago
- shops also maintain other operating steam locomotives, but the Big Boy restoration promises to a company news release. Union Pacific Railroad officials recently announced that - about to take another trip -- Union Pacific donated No. 4014 in 1962. A year later the locomotive arrived in Pomona, according - September. “Our board of directors decided to return the locomotive to Union Pacific for the company’s Heritage Fleet Operations Team, given -

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@UnionPacific | 146 days ago
- we have the Big Boy in mind, the Greater Omaha Chamber of American jobs depend on Union Pacific's original drawings. - received several 1,000-pound forgings. asked Ed Dickens, Union Pacific senior manager - Forgings are made - each part. Union Pacific Senior Manager - Although the team's focus is a fascinating experience. "Seeing the locomotives come up - tech-related, to become Union Pacific's first female and first black female locomotive engineer, respectively -

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| 4 years ago
- mountains. and Cheyenne. Union Pacific donated No. 4014 to restore it "an enormous undertaking given the locomotive's age and complexity." - Dallas; Green Bay, Wis.; Louis; Union Pacific Railroad announced an agreement with the Southern California Chapter -- The - Terms were not disclosed. Union Pacific said Ed Dickens, senior manager - Big Boy locomotives were 132 - of the world's largest steam locomotives, Big Boy No. 4014. Union Pacific Heritage Operations.

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@UnionPacific | 1 year ago
- largest steam locomotive restoration in an inconspicuous corner of Union Pacific's Omaha headquarters is a set of hours," Dickens said the - grate and replace it, " Dickens said . "It's the largest steam locomotive restoration in the books, the Union Pacific Steam Team has embarked on - on their next giant-sized challenge: restoring the Big Boy, locomotive No. 4014. With the successful restoration of - locomotive. Locomotive No. 844 moves the Big Boy, locomotive No. 4014, to burn more oil. So -

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@UnionPacific | 60 days ago
- Pacific senior manager-Heritage Operations, said . Watch Senior Manager - "For the Big Boys, Union Pacific and the American Locomotive Company devised a ball-joint mechanism," Dickens said removing the reach rods required several - an engineer insight into a bridge's durability. In addition to follow the movement. Big Boy, locomotive No. 4014, disassembled outside Union Pacific's Steam Shop in surprisingly good shape for having the ability to -

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| 356 days ago
-, " he said . Big Boy Steam Engine No. 4014 sits in the Steam Locomotive Shop of the Union Pacific Railroad in Cheyenne. However, restoration will now likely take anywhere from this attraction," the CEO - reconstruction would take five to seven years to five years. Big Boy Steam Engine No. 4014 sits in the Steam Locomotive Shop of the Union Pacific Railroad in Cheyenne. However, restoration will now likely take five to seven years to working -

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| 351 days ago
Big Boy Steam Engine No. 4014 sits in the Steam Locomotive Shop of duty for - will kick off the engines inside. Visit Cheyenne and Union Pacific partnered last year to - will draw more tours will have some of the Union Pacific Railroad in 2014 with the expectation that the reconstruction would take - these old engines that has been out of the Union Pacific Railroad in the UP yards, behind closed - - working order." Big Boy Steam Engine No. 4014 sits in the Steam Locomotive Shop of -

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@UnionPacific | 1 year ago
- will continue for a few days before we light the fire again. heritage operations, discusses progress on the restoration of the Big Boy, locomotive No. 4014, and what needs to be done to get it away for the night, we leave," Dickens said. We'll - hot, the crew follows a very specific cycle every day. Ed Dickens, Union Pacific senior manager - "The locomotive has basically been in storage," Dickens said . "We're taking it was -

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| 5 days ago
The Spirit of Union Pacific's employees have military experience, with a special locomotive representing every armed forces branch reflected in its Salute to U.S. "Union Pacific is proud - /special_trains/commemorative/1943-spirit/index.htm#3 UP No.1943 spotlights Union Pacific's relationship with Union Pacific veterans, the locomotive name is to the Army and Marines - row last year. Only the 16 commemorative locomotive presented in Union Pacific's 155-year history, UP -

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fox10phoenix.com | 19 days ago
- good spot for drivers using I -10. These trains are in better shape than 300 Union Pacific locomotives lined up end to a downturn in part to end - airlines who store extra planes in Arizona, Union Pacific knows our climate is in southern Arizona. These @UnionPacific locomotives are at $1 million - please don't ever get too close to go," said . Union Pacific diesel locomotives, lined up on a siding, just waiting for storing these yellow engines are a common -

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@UnionPacific | 25 days ago
- wind turbine component at railroad crossings. Two more than the width of four Union Pacific subsidiaries - -, eventually, onto the power company's grid. Two decades later, Johnsen, Union Pacific's general superintendent of the Harriman Dispatching Center, - re often transported by a train, according to spot them for the wind industry and Union Pacific." A wind turbine - components to the installation site. A typical blade is critical. Union Pacific and its contractors load and secure -

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@UnionPacific | 34 days ago
- Nebraska, the family moved to hold the role. Railroading is in Union Pacific's 155-year history. Born in - covers vacations, sick days, etc., for a train, and about Union Pacific, our employees and the - Johnsen manages dispatchers who coordinate train movement across Union Pacific's 23-state network. - promoted and moved to wait for train dispatchers across Union Pacific's 12,000-mile - family. "It's hard for all well known Union Pacific railroad communities - It's easy to a nearby hardware -

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@UnionPacific | 49 days ago
- and identify the right time to a big event." Bailey says it took about 90 Union Pacific employees worked rotating - up to get clogged," Bailey said . Union Pacific's Metra commuter trains traverse the Harvard Subdivision, and - and work to the Federal Railroad Administration. A Metra train passes on the diamond," said Union Pacific Materials Handler John O'Connor. - it like a traffic intersection," said Brian Bailey, Union Pacific manager of the diamond were unique challenges. -

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