150th Anniverary of the Driving of the Golden Spike
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Story about the firing up of the Big Boy
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#12
UP 844's schedule departure this Saturday has been postponed and it now willl leave on a double header with up 4014 on May 4th.
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Big Boy UP 4014 blew its whistle today for the first time in 60 years!! Check it out on UP's official fb page.
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Here is a video of the the Big Boys Whistle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0BrClWQ...e=youtu.be
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Saw that the other day, but it never gets old listening to it. I love the howl of those big Hancock 3-chime whistles... *swoon*
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(04-30-2019, 07:08 PM)DragonTamer Wrote: Saw that the other day, but it never gets old listening to it.  I love the howl of those big Hancock 3-chime whistles... *swoon*

I agree!

Here is  video, no sound, but of UP 4014's first test run last night.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I0iUMDC...e=youtu.be
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(05-03-2019, 08:13 AM)UtahCoasterEnth Wrote: I agree!

Here is  video, no sound, but of UP 4014's first test run last night.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I0iUMDC...e=youtu.be
Trains Magazine has a video with sound of the first run.

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Here's a longer video with sound, all the way from her backing out of the shops.

https://youtu.be/RR7Q27cIEvo
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https://www.standard.net/multimedia/phot...27087.html

Some pictures of today's events in Ogden.
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