Union Pacific Big Boy Collection - Big boy steam locomotive

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The biggest, the strongest, the grandest American steam locomotive. Only 25 were built and now — for the first time — Pentrex shares ALL 25 of the Big Boys in action in the most incredible display of steam power ever!
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This is Part 1. Part 2 is: www.youtube.com American Locomotive Company's Largest Operating Steam Locomotive passed through Sibley Iowa today, Oct 1, 2008 "Challenger" (No.3985) is on a 1750 mile, 5 state tour that will end back in St. Paul Minnesota, where it began 16 days ago. It was built in 1943, and it was an amazing machine to watch, as you will see in this video. Here is the link for the Specs and history www.uprr.com We felt like we were in the old days of Bonnie and Clyde or Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid. It was exciting and we hope you enjoy this wild ride with us. One of the neatest websites from Union Pacific is this one on how the "Big boy" steam locomotive engines work with a virtual interactive steam locomotive to watch. Very neat to visit here. www.geocities.com Please subscribe and pass on this video to any train buffs you may know. Coins have been put on rails for years. IN fact you can go to the train Museum in Sacramento and buy a FLATTENED Penny with a symbol of a train on it. ALSO, NEVER in history has a train ever been de-railed by a coin! Especially a 1.08 Million LB train! IN fact you can get one FLATTENED with a train Symbol on it at the Train Museum in Sacramento, California, it is such a common thing. Thanks to Ilea "Bonnie" for the great driving, and thanks to you the viewers for watching. Best regards, "Bonnie and Clyde"
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After a lifetime of admiring steam locomotives only through TV and online, the Union Pacific Big Boy made quite a first impression when I visited the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Question by rodtrains: What was the boiler pressure in the UP Big Boy steam locomotives? Best answer:
Answer by holden.shores
I believe it was around 300 psi.
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