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On May 10, 1869, the "golden spike" connects the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads, making transcontinental travel in the U.S. possible. Click the photo to see it placed in Google Street View.


Union Pacific 4014, or UP 4014, is a four-cylinder articulated 4-8-8-4 Big Boy-type steam locomotive owned by Union Pacific Railroad. 4014 was retired from service on July 21, 1959 and donated to the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in Pomona on December 1961. The locomotive reached its destination in January 1962 and was displayed in Fairplex until November 2013. Union Pacific 4014 is currently in Union Pacific’s Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, undergoing extensive restoration work…


Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy" class steam locomotive #4019 and string of PFE cars in Echo Canyon, Utah.  First of this type locomotive built in 1941 for freight service.