Big Boy - Back in Steam - Part II
Hop back aboard Big Boy 4014 as it travels around the U.S., touring through areas in the Midwest down through the Southwest, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion. This DVD gives rail fans a new opportunity to experience history!
- Take a 5,000-mile rail trip across the country in 62 days.
- Admire the strength of the Big Boy 4014, as it pulls a 23-car train (The longest train pulled by a restored Big Boy).
- Hit high spots and original travel routes, including coverage of a public excursion to Cajon Pass.
A follow up to Big Boy - Back in Steam DVD, which covered the history, restoration, and inaugural runs in May 2019 of Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014, this 95 minute video covers the July-November ramblings of the first operational Big Boy in 60 years as it travels to the Great Lakes region, returns to the Overland Route solo, tackles Cajon Pass, rides the Sunset Route, double-heads with the George Bush 4141 diesel in Texas, and returns home in a snow storm. Buy them both and you’ve got a look at No. 4014’s complete first year in steam since 1959.
Approximate Run Time: 95 minutes