Any Train Buffs?

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  1. kcsa75

    kcsa75 Well-Known Member

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    Many of you have heard and maybe seen the Union Pacific 4014 "Big Boy" locomotive that's wrapping up a tour of the Southwest U.S. in a few days. 4014, which was in service from 1941 to 1961, was restored by the UP for the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. It arrived in Kansas City on Sunday and has been working its way west this week en route back to its home base in Cheyenne, WY.

    Anyway, today a photographer for the Hays (KS) Daily News got some cool photos of Big Boy arriving in town during a snow event.

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    Click here for more information about Big Boy.
     
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    WOW. Us old timers always love big old muscle.
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    Nice pictures! I have model trains. Lol.
     
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    I was able to see it when it came through Chicago. It’s so cool that they were able to do this restoration!
     
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    I missed it when it came through Chicago :( And I still haven't made it up to IRM (Illinois Railway Museum) lately, but I hear they have a couple steam engines running now.
     
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    Wow, always neat to see steam used today. I collect HO scale trains. Currently just displaying rolling stock from my childhood (Tyco and Marklin). Someday I'll have a layout when the kids leave the nest!
     
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    My old layout. Before i moved. No time yet to rebuild.
     
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    Wow. That is an incredible layout! I wish I had room for Lionel, I usually just set mine up around the tree for Christmas every year and buy some new pieces of track or something after every Christmas to add for the next year. We’re planning on moving in a couple years and I’m hoping to have a room to set up n scale.
     
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