Union Pacific to celebrate 150th Anniversary of transcontinental railroad

By Brendan LaChance, Oil City News; May 1, 2019

CASPER, Wyo. — Union Pacific says that two of their historic steam locomotives will tour the Union Pacific rail system throughout 2019 to celebrate 150 years since the completion of the transcontinental railroad.

Their steam locomotives “Big Boy No. 4014” and “Living Legend No. 844” will depart from Cheyenne following a 9:30 a.m. “christening ceremony” Saturday, May 4 and arrive in Ogden, Utah on Wednesday, May 8.

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