The Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive will roll into Altoona from the west, tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23rd , at 1 PM.
You can see the world’s largest steam engine at the Union Pacific yard adjacent to the 1400 Block of Spooner Avenue between the hours of 2 PM and 5 PM. Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy is touring the Union Pacific system in 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary.
The No. 4014 locomotive is the world’s only operating Big Boy steam engine. The Big Boy will arrive in Altoona from the west at 1 PM and a public viewing of the train and the Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car will be open from 2PM – 5PM. The 4014 will depart at 8AM on Wednesday, July 24th, headed to the east.