UP 4014 Move to West Colton, CA

UP 4014 sideThe trek of 4014 to Cheyenne, WY is slated to start on April 28th. We thought it might be timely to review how the Big Boy started its restoration journey with a move from the Rail Giants Museum in Pamona, CA to West Coltin, CA back in January 2014.

Please click here to view a slide show of images provided by David Dodds.  His original photographs are used with his permission.

Posted April 23, 2014 reb

New Edition of “From the Business Car”

UP Shoshone - 2B

The latest edition of “From the Business Car” is now available for your review.  See what’s new with the UPHS.  You can read it here.


Posted 04/17/2014 reb

Proposed UP 4014 Move Schedule

4014 Front

The Union Pacific Railroad has posted its proposed schedule for the move of UP Big Boy 4014.  The “No. 4014′s Headin’ Home Tour” schedule was posted in the Steam section of the Union Pacific website on Friday, April 11th.

The 4014 is slated to leave Bloomington, California at 8:00 am on Monday, April 28th and arrive in Cheyenne, WY on Thursday, May 8th. All locations and dates are subject to change.

Here is the link to the UP official schedule.  http://www.up.com/aboutup/special_trains/steam/details.shtml

4014 picture by David Dodds and used by his permission

Updated April 23, 2014 reb

Spring 2014 Edition of The Streamliner Second Section

The Spring 2014 edition of The Streamliner Second Section is now available for viewing.

This edition includes information on the upcoming 2014 Ogden, UT convention, a new UPHS HO model offering, the Call for Nominations for the UPHS Board of Directors and more.

The Spring Edition of The Streamliner Second Section can be viewed here.  Second Section Spring 2014 02






Posted April 9, 2014 reb



Registration for the 2014 UPHS Annual convention in Ogden, UT is now open. Some activities have limited space, so please register soon.

Please click here to view the most recent, updated convention schedule which includes the official convention registration form.

UPHS members planning to attend the Society’s annual meeting in Ogden, UT can book their room(s) at the Summit Hotel and Conference Center, the headquarters for this year’s convention. Please call the hotel to make your reservation.

Please click here for hotel room reservation information.

Posted April 10, 2014 reb