Exciting UP 4014 Steam Action & Modern UP Freight Trains!
Union Pacific Railroad, Volume One, is loaded with exciting UP train action in the scenic state of Wisconsin. The show begins with Union Pacific 4014, a 4-8-8-4 Big Boy, that’s seen pulling a 15 car passenger excursion across the Badger State. The Big Boy was on a five state tour across the Midwest during its 2019 inaugural season.
Then it’s onto Union Pacific freight action including: Winona Local Job LT41 which operates out of Adams and sometimes uses a caboose. Hot Spot Necedah Jct and the Loop Track that connects the UP onto the CN’s Valley Sub. UP road freights that travel from the Adams Yard to Altoona. An Operation Life Saver passenger train that ran out of Altoona and featured a UP Heritage unit “C&NW 1995”.
UP Job 83, a local/transfer, that runs big trains of frac sand and freight. This job is based out of the Altoona Yard and travels north over the UP’s Chippewa Falls branch to the Norma Yard and to a connection with the Wisconsin Northern Railroad. Altoona Local Job 81 & 82 that works on the Altoona Sub-Division around Eau Claire and Menomonie and is often powered with GP60s. Diesel power on this program consists of UP’s large roster of Big GEs & EMDs along with older standard cab GPs & SDs. Rail footage era is 2012-2019.