World's Largest Steam Locomotive is coming

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World's Largest Steam Locomotive is coming

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Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 is the largest steam locomotive in the world. She is 132' long and weighs 1.2 million pounds! It is currently on it LAST tour and will hit Kansas mid November.

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

The Big Boy is scheduled to arrive in Kansas City's Union Station 6:30 pm on Sun, Nov 17. If you want to see Big Boy in action, better to watch as it slowly rolls through one of the towns on this schedule:

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

For example, the train will roll through Garnett from 1:30 pm to 1:45 pm. Several other towns on the schedule.

https://youtu.be/qrqzaSDiM-A


Round out your railroad experience with a tour of the Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car on Nov 18.

https://www.up.com/heritage/experience-up/index.htm
UP wrote:The Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car is a brand new, multi-media walk-through exhibition that provides a glimpse at the past while telling the story of modern-day railroading. Through sound, images and interactive technology, rail fans will see how Union Pacific is building America in their communities and throughout the world.
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Thanks for posting that.

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I am going to go see that
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This was taken just outside of Westphalia
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Great photo, Larry!
Cool drone footage, Farmer!

I took these 2 videos:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/LcCSSvHsmfhkPXFR9

https://photos.app.goo.gl/1VoZ2eKpCxYjogHX6
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