Posts Tagged ‘Union’

Union Pacific 844 @ Terry Ranch,WY

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

The Legend Returns to Cheyenne, Wyoming Union Pacific 844 pulling the Lionel Collectors Club of America excursion across Terry Ranch up hill to Speer

1941 Union Pacific Big Boy Locomotive #4006

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

I thought you’d like a look at this enormous 1941 Union Pacific, coal-burning, steam locomotive. It’s a 4-8-8-4 type that is known as a Big Boy. It measures more than 132 ft long and weighs over 600 tons. Hope you find it interesting, thanks for watching! Filmed at The Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, MO Background track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:music.incompetech.com MacLeod’s description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis’ Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010 1941 Union Pacific 4006 Big Boy Locomotive train railroad engine huge enormous railway steam coal burning powered tender Museum of Transportation St Louis Missouri Jeff RamblinAround rambling vlog hd partner

Lionel Union Pacific GP-38-2 Quick Running Session, Review & News

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Sorry for the bad audio and pixel qualities. I recorded this from my Android phone, which is the reason. I used it because it’s convenient for me! Subtitles may not work as efficiently, due to low audio quality. Thanks for watching, hope you enjoy!
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Lionel 6-28029 Union Pacific BIG BOY from 1999, with Command Control – kgtrains – ebay

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Lionel 6-28029 Union Pacific BIG BOY 4-8-8-4 Steam Locomotive & Tender with Command Control The Big Boy was loved by the crews that ran her for her ease of firing and great boiler; she was much easier to fire than the challenger and was often run by inexperienced crews during WW2. (Because of man power shortages) This is Lionel’s excellent 1999 version, it has tmcc cab-1 control. The Union Pacific Big Boy, all one million pounds of it, ruled the Wahsatch Mountains for nearly 20 years. This mighty leviathan thrashed through the mountains day after day, year after year, pulling as much as 4200 tons behind its massive bulk. The inspiration for Lionel’s reproduction, the 4006 had more service miles than any of the other Big Boy locomotives when it was retired in 1961. Your wait is over-enjoy the powerful and majestic Lionel BIG BOY on your layout today! •High Torque Pittman motor •Die-cast boiler, frame and tender •Articulated RailSounds 4.0 with TowerCom, CrewTalk and DynaChuff •TrainMaster Command Control equipped •All 16 driver wheels powered •Wireless tether •Fan driven smoke generator •Detailed cab interior •Firebox glow •Engineer & Fireman figures •Operating headlight •Directional lighting •Tender mounted ElectroCoupler •Operates on 072 diameter or greater curves •Approximate length 32″ •Instructions included
Video Rating: 4 / 5

MTH – Union Pacific Big Boy (Garden Railroad) – Video #17

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

www.rayman4449.dynip.com – Three MTH Big Boys running before I had the full 60 car consist. Only had 8 coal cars at the time.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

GTW 6323; 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive; ALCO, 1942; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

GTW 6323; 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive; ALCO, 1942; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
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Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: GTW 6323; 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive; ALCO, 1942; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_01393
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

LNE 207; 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive; Baldwin, 1936; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983

Friday, January 25th, 2013

LNE 207; 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive; Baldwin, 1936; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
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Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: LNE 207; 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive; Baldwin, 1936; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_01391
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

AMTRAK 4939; CG-1 Electric Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

AMTRAK 4939; CG-1 Electric Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: AMTRAK 4939; CG-1 Electric Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_01392
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

0-6-0T Steam Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

0-6-0T Steam Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: 0-6-0T Steam Locomotive; Illinois State Railway Museum; Union, Illinois; June 1983
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_01390
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

Union Pacific Big Boy 4004

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Union Pacific Big Boy 4004
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Image by cliff1066™
The Big Boys rendered important service in the Second World War, especially since they proved so easy to fire that even a novice could do a fair job. During the war, after German agents filed reports that the Americans had giant steam engines that were moving huge trains full of vital war material over steep mountain grades at high speed, their reports were dismissed as "impossible". Their performance in moving a huge volume of war material throughout WWII was repeatedly cited and the Big Boys are generally acclaimed as having made a huge contribution to the war effort.

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