Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

The cab of UP 4014, clearly marking its number and its type, during its stop in Las Vegas. The Big Boy has a 4-8-8-4 wheel configuration, a 68 inch driver diameter, 23 3/4 inch x 32 inch cylinders and has 540,000lbs on the drivers. It was built in September 1941 by ALCO (American Locomotive Company) and ran for 20 years on UP, attaining 1,031,205 miles in active service. It has been on static display in Pomona, CA for over fifty years. It was placed at the museum on January 8, 1962.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Las Vegas, NV

Subdivision
Caliente (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Las Vegas




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
4-8-8-4
Unit Number
UPP 4014

Symbol
PYRLV-29
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
35 mm
Shutter
1/400 seconds
Aperture
f/8


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