'Big Boy' locomotive headed to Utah for 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad | Spike 150

‘Big Boy’ locomotive headed to Utah for 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad

KJZZ - May 6, 2019

It’s been 150 years since the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, which happened in Utah on May 10, 1869.

To celebrate the historic event, a series of activities and events are taking place including the Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives – Big Boy No. 4014 and the Living Legend No. 844 – touring the Union Pacific system.

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