Tag: Steam locomotive

Trainscapes: Big Boy Maintenance, How To Keep Steam Locomotives Running

Train fans have been going crazy over Union Pacific running the Big Boy Locomotive.  But do you know how much work it takes to maintain the historic steam locomotive?  The YouTube channel […]

Trainscapes: Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Freight Train

On this Trainscapes, I wanted to feature some cool videos from YouTube channel Nick Valdez.  He got footage of the Rio Grande Narrow Gauge freight train which is a part of the […]

Trainscapes: Video Roundup Of Union Pacific’s Big Boy 4014 Steam Locomotive

This week has been awesome for train fans like me!  Union Pacific has completed restoration of American Locomotive Company 4000-class 4-8-8-4 locomotive, popularly named Big Boy.  It took years for Union Pacific […]

Southern #630 Locomotive in Attalla Alabama

On Saturday a piece of train history came to Attalla, AL.  The Southern #630 is a steam locomotive built-in 1904 by the American Locomotive Company (Richmond Works) for the Southern Railway.  It is a 2-8-0 Consolidation of Southern’s Ks-1 class.  The […]

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