Union Pacific’s Big Boy 4014 Celebration

Jul 10
Jul 10

The Feather River Rail Society (FRRS) is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, they will be hosting a visit by Union Pacific’s famed Big Boy No. 4014, the world’s largest steam locomotive! The “Big Boy Westward Bound” tour will make a stop on July 10, in Portola, California providing a unique opportunity with the locomotive for viewing from the Western Pacific Railroad Museum. This will be a rare chance for you to see this awesome locomotive in person.  In addition, the WPRM will be providing several special activities on that day, including:

  • Caboose train rides
  • Motorcar rides provided by West Coast Railroads Group
  • Tours of historic equipment
  • Model train exhibits, including Diablo Pacific and Wandering Railroad
  • Food trucks
  • and more!

The museum will open at 9 AM and close at 6 PM the day of the event.  Parking is limited at the museum. For more information on the event, check out the Big Boy 4014 Celebration page here.