Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, as the big articulated 4-8-8-4 steam locomotive, was manufactured by the American Locomotive Company between 1941 and 1944. Heads north across the Big Muddy River in Aldridge, Illinois on August 26, 2021.
Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, This was my last shot of the Big Boy as it heads north to St Louis crossing over the Kaskaskia River in Ellis Grove, Illinois on August 28, 2021. Check out the comments for a going-away shot and the small crowd that waited an hour and a half at […]
Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, I am sure that Engineer Ed Dickens is trying to make up time after a delay in Chester due to the crowd as the Big Boy cross over the Kaskaskia River in Ellis Grove, Illinois on August 28, 2021.
Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, The Big Boy made its way across Arkansas on August 26, 2021, into the Union Pacific North Little Rock Terminal. Like the sunset, my journey begins as my friend Jim Pearson and I chase this large steam locomotive over the next two days to Ellis Grove, Illinois just north […]
Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, I am sure that Big Boy Engineer Ed Dickens has seen a lot of fields on the tour through the land of opportunity as seen in this shot in Swifton, Arkansas on August 27, 2021.
Union Pacific Big Boy 2021 Tour, don’t really know why but they put a spot light on the side of the observation car. Made for an interesting shot as the sun sets in North Little Rock, Arkansas on August 26, 2021.