Historic steam locomotive making stops in northwest Kansas

Posted Nov 21, 2019 11:20 AM

Image courtesy Union Pacific


Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy has returned to the rails and is traveling across Kansas. The Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring the Union Pacific (UP) system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary, according to the UP website.


According to UP, running times and scheduled stops are subject to change.


Tuesday, November 19

Kansas City, Mo. Union Station 30 W. Pershing Rd. Depart 8:00 a.m. CT


Lawrence, Kan. 402 N. 2nd St. Arrival Depart 10:15 a.m. CT 10:45 a.m. CT


Topeka, Kan. Great Overland Station 701 N. Kansas Ave. Arrival Depart 11:45 p.m. CT 12:30 p.m. CT


Topeka, Kan. NW Norris & Clay St. Arrival 1:00 p.m. CT


Wednesday, November 20


Topeka, Kan. NW Norris & Clay St. Depart 8:00 a.m. CT


Manhattan, Kan. S. Manhattan Ave. Crossing Arrival Depart 9:30 a.m. CT 10:15 a.m. CT


Junction City, Kan. 8th St. Crossing Arrival Depart 11:00 a.m. CT 11:15 a.m. CT


Abilene, Kan. 201 NW 2nd St. Arrival Depart 12:15 p.m. CT 12:35 p.m. CT


Salina, Kan. 400 N. 13th St Arrival 2:15 p.m. CT


Thursday, November 21 Salina, Kan. 400 N. 13th St Depart 8:00 a.m. CT


Ellsworth, Kan. Lincoln Ave. Crossing Arrival Depart 9:30 a.m. CT 10:15 a.m. CT


Russell, Kan. Lincoln St. Crossing Arrival Depart Noon CT 12:15 p.m. CT


Hays, Kan. E. 9th St. & Milner St. Arrival 1:45 p.m. CT


Friday, November 22

Hays, Kan. E. 9th St. & Milner St. Depart 8:00 a.m. CT


Ellis, Kan. Washington St. Crossing Arrival Depart 8:45 a.m. CT 9:00 a.m. CT


Quinter, Kan. Long St. Crossing Arrival Depart 10:30 a.m. CT 11:00 a.m. CT


Oakley, Kan. E. Front St. & Center Ave. Arrival Depart 12:30 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT


Sharon Springs, Kan. N. Front St. & N. Boeke St. Arrival 2:15 p.m. MT Saturday, November 23 Sharon Springs, Kan. N. Front St. & N. Boeke St. Depart 8:00 a.m. MT