In 1941, the first Big Boy steam engine was delivered to the Union Pacific Railroad. The 132 foot long locomotive weighs in at 1.2 million pounds. Number 4014 was brought to Union Pacific in December of 1941 and traveled over a million miles during its 20 years of service.

In 2013, Union Pacific got the Big Boy back and began a full restoration effort. The restoration was finalized in May of 2019. That's when it began its tour across the country visiting various states. Now, it is scheduled to head down south through Texas and in to Lake Charles.

The 4014 will depart Wyoming on August 5 and head south into Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. During its multi-state tour, it will stop along the way and be on display for visitors to view and even shop for souvenirs. The Big Boy 4014 will be arriving into Lake Charles on Thursday August 19 at 100 North Ryan Street at 11:00am and depart at 11:45am. Not a long time, but you better believe yours truly will be out there like a 12 year old kid ready for it to arrive!

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