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Union Pacific steam engine train ‘Big Boy 4014’ to visit Rochelle

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ROCHELLE, Ill. (WTVO) — In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, Union Pacific has announced that one of its original steam engines will be making a stop in Rochelle during its cross-country tour.

The Big Boy No. 4014 will stop at the Rochelle Railroad Park on Tuesday, July 30th between 9:45 and 10:30 a.m.

The steam engine returns to the rails following two years worth of restoration work. No. 4014 is the world’s only operating Big Boy locomotive.

Visit rochellerailroadpark.org for details.


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