UP 4014?

Trains Apr 8, 2018

  1. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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  2. acptulsa

    acptulsa TrainBoard Member

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    You don't need to know. If we told you, in fact, we'd have to shoot you.

    Articulated steamers tended to have a section of telescopic pipe even to the rigid frame (rear) cylinders because when you make a chunk of metal that long that hot, its length tends to change quite a bit.

    That widget looks complicated just to be a sliding sleeve. But could that be all it is?
     
  3. BNSF FAN

    BNSF FAN TrainBoard Supporter

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    The latest UP steam update says the 4014 has an oil fire lit in the firebox as of April 9th. Looks promising for seeing a Big Boy roaming the rails soon.
     
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  5. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    First time in 60 years a 4000 has had a fire in her!!:D
     
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