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Over 1 million pounds!

Over 1 million pounds of moving mechanical steel and could (er did) reach 80mph via steam power... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
funtobeme
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Denver, Colorado
The size is amazing. Hard to believe it actually moved down the track back in the old days.

The engine is magnificent. As stated it is surrounded by fencing so it is hard to get good pictures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lois B
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Spring Branch, Texas
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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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Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This massive steam locomotive is one of just a small handful remaining in the country. It’s sheer size is almost incomprehensible once I got up close. Unfortunately, it is on display in a rather out-of-the way part of town, tucked in the back of a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are a train buff or are literally driving by this is worth a stop but I don’t know that it’s worth going out of your way to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over 1 million pounds of moving mechanical steel and could (er did) reach 80mph via steam power. Or least it did, now its a static display. Still impressive to view. A cosmetic restoration was completed in 2018. It's on display in public park and free....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This gigantic steam engine is the middle of an attractive park. This engine make modern diesel locomotives look like toys. The drive wheels must be about five feet tall. It is is really unfortunate that the chain link fence it so close to the engine....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen pictures and read descriptions. I've seen video of the restored Big Boy in operation. But, until you actually stand beside this behemoth you can't fathom just how big Big Boy really is. What an amazing piece of railroad engineering!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Trolley Driver and Guide briefly stopped here and told us about its history. A man and his son built it from scratch. After the death of the father, it was donated to the city of Cheyenne. Note that it is located near the Botanical...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The engine is magnificent. As stated it is surrounded by fencing so it is hard to get good pictures and a good look but still pretty amazing. I would recommend that you go in the bright light of day. We got there around dusk and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

This 1.2 million pound steam engine is located in halliday park. It's rigorous. You can take pictures but it's hard to get good ones since there's a fence surrounding the entire train.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

In on a business trip from Chicago and hitting a number of locations in Cheyenne. This was certainly worth the stop! Absolutely amazing how big this engine is. This would have been really neat to actually see it operate. It troubles me how someone can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

We used the location in TripAdvisor and it took us out to the country. The train is actually located in Cheyenne at Holliday Park, 1705 Morrie Ave. Always a fun visit. Take the time to stop. Lovely park.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Tiffany W
July 10, 2019|
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Response from ddillinger | Reviewed this property |
If you mean Big Boy 4004, it is not at the museum. The museum is in the downtown depot on 15th Street and the Big Boy engine is in Holliday Park at 17th and Morrie. The museum hours are posted on their website. Not sure... More
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GeriP924
June 12, 2019|
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Response from Paulflagler | Reviewed this property |
Has a large parking area, large enough to maneuver a large motor home thru.
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pickle49
May 9, 2019|
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Response from Paulflagler | Reviewed this property |
With as expensive as the first set of tickets are. Yes their will be other rides avable later after the 150th ann. party. But they won't be cheap. expect to pay several thousands of dollars for a ticket.
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