History Relived in Sidney: Union Pacific's Big Boy Stops in Sidney
July 10, 2019
The highway was cluttered with fans, photographers, the curious and train enthusiasts as history repeated itself Monday afternoon.
With the fanfare of an old-time steam locomotive belching steam and black smoke from coal, the Union Pacific celebrated the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad 150 years later.
The Union Pacific's Big Bog steam locomotive No. 4014 made its stop in Sidney as part of a system-wide tour in celebration of the transcontinental railroad's 150th anniversary. The tour started in Cheyenne, Wyo., at the Union Pacific Steam Stop. Scheduled stops include the Pine...