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    Union Pacific Big Boy 4014

    Any of our Utah / Wyoming members go see this thing ? Pretty cool videos being posted on it daily. Pretty cool



    Union Pacific web page only has the Ogden Utah back to Cheyenne Wyoming schedule up. Its supposed to make more trips this summer on the UP main lines. I'm gonna have to go see it somewhere.

    Last time I saw something like this was in 1976. American Freedom train in Brackenridge PA on one of its many stops during its two year tour.



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    Cool links!

    Every time I see an old steam locomotive I wonder what went through the Indians minds when they first saw them. I'm sure they were terrified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mallardsx2 View Post
    Cool links!

    Every time I see an old steam locomotive I wonder what went through the Indians minds when they first saw them. I'm sure they were terrified.
    I was seven when I saw that Freedom train and man was the earth shaking as it went by!!! I can only imagine.

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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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    it's hard to stop a train.
    AS GOES THE CHURCH, SO GOES THE NATION


    tolerance of the nation ,makes the nation an obamination !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slugz View Post
    I was seven when I saw that Freedom train and man was the earth shaking as it went by!!! I can only imagine.
    Slugz, I saw the freedom train in the springs, I was 16. I still can picture those size 28's of Bob Lanier in the sports coach.

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    My kids and I seen the Big Boy at the Harriman stop between Cheyenne and Laramie. I see the Challenger most every year also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by go_deep View Post
    My kids and I seen the Big Boy at the Harriman stop between Cheyenne and Laramie. I see the Challenger most every year also.
    Go deep,
    Is there a running Challenger up there also ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slugz View Post
    Go deep,
    Is there a running Challenger up there also ?
    Yea. Now that I'm thinking about it though I think the last time I seen it was 2017, but I travel all over so it very well could have ran when I've been out of town.
    Kind of cool deal, they have passenger cars behind it with people riding. Be fun to find a way on to one of the passenger cars and ride for a while.

 

 

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