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Posted on: October 10, 2019



Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring South Texas Service Unit, and other parts of the Union Pacific system throughout 2019, to commemorate the transcontinental railroad's 150th anniversary. 
The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific Steam Team. Bring your family and friends to see the world’s only operating Big Boy locomotive! Best time to view Big Boy is Tuesday, November 5 and includes access to the Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car and special-edition Big Boy souvenirs are for sale.  Admissions to display days are free. 

Friday, November 1 - Overnight Location “Viewing Only” 
Arrival: Alpine, TX at 6:15 p.m. CT
Address: Tom Lackey Ln & Heil Road

Saturday, November 2 - Overnight Location “Viewing Only”
Arrival: Sanderson, TX at 1:15 p.m. CT
Address: Second St. & Downie St

Sunday, November 3 - Overnight Location “Viewing Only”
Big Boy souvenirs available for purchase in Del Rio
Arrival: Del Rio, TX at 2:00 p.m. CT
Address: 106 N. Main 

Monday, November 4 – Overnight location is not accessible 
Please visit for whistle stops en route on November 4 

Tuesday, November 5 – Big Boy on Display at Sunset Station 
Arrival: 10:30 a.m. CT
Public Display Day: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Address: 350 Hoefgen Street

Follow No. 4014 on for the latest updates and to view all whistle stops en route Overnight “viewing only” Locations to safely view the Big Boy 
In some cases, the Big Boy will be displayed behind a fence or other perimeter.

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