Bigboytravel. Big Boy 4014 Steam Train: Headin' Home Tour

Ride a train pulled by the Big Boy locomotive on its L.A. stop

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All passengers must arrive at West Colton on Saturday morning by bus, and depart West Colton on Sunday afternoon by bus. Most were stored operational until 1961 and four remained in operational condition at until 1962. We provide the best free walking tour maps and insider tips so you can get the most out of your next dream vacation! Big Boy 4014 served for 18 years, then became an iron horse show pony at the L. Passengers are not required to board our charter buses between Rancho Cucamonga and the train in Barstow in either direction , but would assume several risks if they do not. Museum of the American Railroad.

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Big Boy Travel Walking Tour: Veinna, Austria (Vienna)

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We guarantee passenger bus transportation to the train, and return to Rancho Cucamonga each day. The team found that Union Pacific's goals could be achieved by enlarging its firebox to about 235 by 96 inches 5. Driving Wheel Diameter: 68 in. I want to follow Big Boy and find a place for good photographs. Our excursion tickets do not include overnight lodging, nor transportation to or from any lodging establishment.

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Union Pacific Big Boy

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The locomotive was retired in December 1961, having traveled 1,031,205 miles in its 20 years in service. Notes 4884-1 20 69571-69590 1941 4000-4019 No. Nonetheless, they were among the last steam locomotives withdrawn from service on the Union Pacific. The locomotive was sent on a tour in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the. Please check with any destinations directly before traveling.

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4014 Journeys

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Passengers are guaranteed transportation from Rancho Cucamonga Metrolink to the train and return to Rancho Cucamonga via our charter buses after riding the train. The organization that returned Big Boy No. Executive Class business car on Sunday is available for your private group. Passengers who remain in Barstow on Saturday are responsible for their own lodging in the Barstow area and transportation to and from the lodging establishment of their choice. Come along as we follow the Big Boy on the second leg of its journey to its new home in Cheyenne, Wyoming where it will undergo restoration to operating condition.

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4014 Journeys

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Return to this page for updates, by saving on your website favorites or bookmark list. Built in 1941 by the American Locomotive works, the Big Boy is considered to be the biggest steam locomotive ever built. Passengers must get themselves to the train on time for departure. You can ride the trains on Saturday October 12, or Sunday October 13, 2019. The tender destroyed the cab of the locomotive, and the loads from the 18 derailed cars were scattered. Despite the relatively heavy damage, the locomotive was repaired by Union Pacific at its Cheyenne facility and returned to service.

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Bag Boy Company

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We offer two separate excursions — one on Saturday, and one on Sunday. Many airports are located within the general Los Angeles area. The locomotive was converted back to coal firing in 1948. Parking is not available for excursion passengers and railfans who want to see the train. Therefore, all passengers must arrive via our charter buses that load from our staging area at Metrolink in Rancho Cucamonga.

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UP: UP No. 4014

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Order your excursion tickets here: Ticket now on sale. The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century 1st ed. The Great Race Across the Southwest. Tickets are no longer on sale for local train trips scheduled as part of the Great Race. Numerous lodging establishments are nearby Rancho Cucamonga Metrolink Station and Ontario International Airport. Also, crew members will also be selling Big Boy souvenirs.

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