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Big Boy Steam Engine

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Address: Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone Number: 307-637-6423
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Railroad buffs will enjoy seeing Old Number 4004, the world's largest steam...

Railroad buffs will enjoy seeing Old Number 4004, the world's largest steam locomotive, retired from service by the Union Pacific in 1956.

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Huge Train located in a great park!

Holliday Park is a pretty nice park located more on the East side of Cheyenne. The Big Boy Steam Engine is huge! Fun to look at especially for little ones that like trains. Plenty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The locomotive is located in a shady park in central-ish Cheyenne. If you are interested in locomotives, American history, it's worth the stop. Not sure About restroom facilities, but the park is a nice place to have a picnic. It is a free site.

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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see. My Grandfather was in charge of maintenance on this engine. I am sure that you will be "blown away" when you see this.

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Collinsville, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Union Pacific Big Boy steam engine is one of eight remaining one that were manufactured to haul freight over the Rocky Mountains between Utah and Wyoming. Bigger that you would imagine.

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Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love taking the family here to see the trains. My little boy always love seeing the steam engines like Thomas

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Five minutes walking around the Big Boy is enough but having gone to the Depot Museum helps appreciate the significance of this behemoth train.

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Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Holliday Park is a pretty nice park located more on the East side of Cheyenne. The Big Boy Steam Engine is huge! Fun to look at especially for little ones that like trains. Plenty of parking. Paved with lots of shade all around the train engine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Its situated a little bit outside of cheyenne but it is in a nice park. We were hear to early in the year to benefit from any park activities that might go on in the summer.

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Curtis, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The Big Boy Steam Engine is nestled in a great park with plenty of shade and activities for kids! There is a paved walking trail that surrounds the park which is nice if you'd like to stroll as you view Big Boy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Train enthusiasts will love it. For us, we spent five minutes there and moved onto the park. They do have a great playground area and sidewalks all the way around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Enjoy a nice walk through the park, feeding the geese, play horseshoes, have a picnic and visit the Big Boy. Engine was donated by Union Pacific quite a number of years ago when a special track was laid to move this Big Boy into the park.

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