2019 Union Pacific Steam Schedule

Coming out to see our steam locomotives in person?

  • Stand back at least 25 feet from all railroad tracks.
  • Railroad tracks, trestles, yards and right-of-way are private property - please do not trespass.
  • Never assume tracks are abandoned or inactive - ALWAYS expect a train.

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Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion

Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring 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. No. 4014 is the world's only operating Big Boy locomotive.

Due to the dynamic nature of these operations, running times and scheduled stops are subject to change. The most accurate steam schedule information always will be located on this page.

Join the Union Pacific Steam Club to be notified of major schedule updates. Small schedule changes will be communicated immediately via the UP Steam Club Facebook Group and the @UP_Steam Twitter feed located at twitter.com/up_steam

The Great Race Across the Midwest

The Big Boy No. 4014 is headed back out on the Union Pacific system beginning July 8 for a tour, taking it through Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Wyoming. When "On Display," the public is invited to view the locomotive up close and tour the Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car. Souvenirs will also be available during these display hours.

Monday, July 15
Union Pacific Museum Special
Omaha, Neb.
Durham Museum
801 S. 10th St.
SOLD OUT Excursion Information
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Denison, Iowa
Main Street Crossing
Arrival
Depart
10:45 a.m. CT
11:30 a.m. CT
Carroll, Iowa
Old CNW Depot
407 W. 5th St.
Arrival
Depart
12:15 p.m. CT
12:30 p.m. CT
Boone, Iowa
Story Street Crossing
Unload Passengers
Arrival
Depart
2:30 p.m. CT
2:50 p.m. CT
Boone, Iowa
Industrial Park Rd & Argo St.
Arrival 3:15 p.m. CT
Tuesday, July 16
Boone, Iowa
Industrial Park Rd & Argo St.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Nevada, Iowa
11th St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:15 a.m. CT
9:30 a.m. CT
Iowa Falls, Iowa
Rocksylvania Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
11:15 a.m. CT
Noon CT
Mason City, Iowa
9th St. NW & N. Jackson Ave.
Arrival 2:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday, July 17
Mason City, Iowa
9th St. NW & N. Jackson Ave.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Albert Lea, Minn.
Old Depot
E. Main St. & E. William St.
Arrival
Depart
9:15 a.m. CT
9:30 a.m. CT
Owatonna, Minn.
School St. Crossing
Morehouse Park
Arrival
Depart
10:45 a.m. CT
11:30 a.m. CT
Northfield, Minn.
2nd St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
12:45 p.m. CT
1:00 p.m. CT
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Union Depot
240 E. Kellogg Blvd.
Arrival 4:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, July 18
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Union Depot
240 E. Kellogg Blvd.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Friday, July 19
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Union Depot
240 E. Kellogg Blvd.
Depart 8:30 a.m. CT
Bruno, Minn.
Pine St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
1:05 p.m. CT
1:50 p.m. CT
Duluth, Minn.
Lake Superior Railroad Museum
506 W Michigan St
Arrival 5:00 p.m. CT
Saturday, July 20
Duluth, Minn.
Lake Superior Railroad Museum
506 W Michigan St.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT
Sunday, July 21
Duluth, Minn.
No Public Access
Depart 12:01 p.m. CT
Superior, Wis.
No Public Access
Arrival 2:30 p.m. CT
Monday, July 22
Superior, Wis.
No Public Access
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Bruno, Minn.
Pine St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. CT
10:00 a.m. CT
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Union Depot
240 E. Kellogg Blvd.
Arrival 3:45 p.m. CT
Tuesday, July 23
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Union Depot
240 E. Kellogg Blvd.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Baldwin, Wis.
11th Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. CT
10:30 a.m. CT
Altoona, Wis.
1411 Spooner Ave.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
Arrival
On Display:
1:00 p.m. CT
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday, July 24
Altoona, Wis.
1411 Spooner Ave.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Merrillan, Wis.
Merrill St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:30 a.m. CT
10:15 a.m. CT
Warrens, Wis.
Main St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
11:15 a.m. CT
11:30 a.m. CT
Adams, Wis.
503 S. Main St.
Arrival 12:45 p.m. CT
Thursday, July 25
Adams, Wis.
503 S. Main St.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Friesland, Wis.
Friesland Road Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. CT
10:30 a.m. CT
Butler, Wis.
No Public Access
Arrival 1:00 p.m. CT
Friday, July 26
Butler, Wis.
No Public Access
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
West Chicago, Ill.
Union Pacific Larry S. Provo Training Center
335 Spencer St.
Arrival 2:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, July 27
West Chicago, Ill.
Union Pacific Larry S. Provo Training Center
335 Spencer St.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT
Sunday, July 28 – Monday, July 29
West Chicago, Ill.
Union Pacific Larry S. Provo Training Center
335 Spencer St.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Tuesday, July 30
West Chicago, Ill.
Union Pacific Larry S. Provo Training Center
335 Spencer St.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Rochelle, Ill.
Rochelle Railroad Park
124 N. 9th St.
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. CT
10:30 a.m. CT
Clinton, Iowa
1400 Beaver Channel Parkway
Arrival
Depart
12:45 p.m. CT
1:30 p.m. CT
Wheatland, Iowa
Toronto St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
2:45 p.m. CT
3:30 p.m. CT
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
4900 General Mills Road
Arrival 5:15 p.m. CT
Wednesday, July 31
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
4900 General Mills Road
Depart 9:00 a.m. CT
Belle Plaine, Iowa
9th Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
10:15 a.m. CT
10:30 a.m. CT
Marshalltown, Iowa
2nd St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
11:30 a.m. CT
12:15 p.m. CT
Elkhart, Iowa
Main St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
2:00 p.m. CT
2:15 p.m. CT
Des Moines, Iowa
3201 E. Court Ave
Arrival 3:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, August 1
Des Moines, Iowa
3201 E. Court Ave.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Friday, August 2
Des Moines, Iowa
3201 E. Court Ave
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Boone, Iowa
Quartz Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
10:30 a.m. CT
11:15 a.m. CT
Carroll, Iowa
Old CNW Depot
407 W. 5th St.
Arrival
Depart
12:30 p.m. CT
1:15 p.m. CT
Woodbine, Iowa
Lincolnway St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
3:30 p.m. CT
4:15 p.m. CT
Omaha, Neb.
Durham Museum
801 S. 10th St.
Arrival 6:45 p.m. CT
Saturday, August 3

Omaha, Neb.
Durham Museum
801 S. 10th St.

Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car

On Display: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT
Sunday, August 4
Omaha, Neb.
Durham Museum
801 S. 10th St.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT
Fremont, Neb.
10 S. Main St.
Arrival
Depart
9:30 a.m. CT
10:15 a.m. CT
Columbus, Neb.
21st Avenue Crossing
Arrival
Depart
11:45 a.m. CT
12:30 p.m. CT
Central City, Neb.
F Avenue Crossing
Arrival
Depart
2:00 p.m. CT
2:15 p.m. CT
Grand Island, Neb.
No Public Access
Arrival 3:15 p.m. CT
Monday, August 5
Grand Island, Neb.
No Public Access
Depart 9:00 a.m. CT
Kearney, Neb.
5th Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
10:30 a.m. CT
11:15 a.m. CT
Cozad, Neb.
Old Depot
Meridian & Hwy 30
Arrival
Depart
12:45 p.m. CT
1:30 p.m. CT
North Platte, Neb.
Downtown on E. Front St.
Between N. Chestnut and N. Poplar Sts.
Arrival 3:00 p.m. CT
Tuesday, August 6
North Platte, Neb.
Downtown on E. Front St.
Between N. Chestnut and N. Poplar Sts.
Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car
On Display: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday, August 7
North Platte, Neb.
Downtown on E. Front St.
Between N. Chestnut and N. Poplar Sts.
Depart 9:00 a.m. CT
Ogallala, Neb.
S. Spruce St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. MT
10:30 a.m. MT
Chappell, Neb.
Vincent Ave. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
Noon MT
12:45 p.m. MT
Sidney, Neb.
10th and Hickory Streets
Arrival 1:45 p.m. MT
Thursday, August 8
Sidney, Neb.
10th and Hickory Streets
Depart 8:00 a.m. MT
Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
Main St. Crossing
Arrival
Depart
9:45 a.m. MT
10:00 a.m. MT
Cheyenne, Wyo.
Union Pacific Steam Shop
Arrival 11:15 a.m. MT
Great Race Across the Midwest Route Map

You can also view the route on our interactive Steam Location Tracking map.

 

RailGiants Train Museum Excursion

Big Boy No. 4014 will return to Southern California to lead a special passenger excursion on October 12-13, 2019. Details are still being determined. More information will be available at http://www.railgiants.org/Big-Boy-Excursion-Info.php.