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Big Boy Steam Engine

Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
+1 307-637-6423
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Cheyenne Train History

One of the few remaining Big Boy's, This massive and magnificent Machine tells the story of Steam... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul G
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Tucson, Arizona
Impressive train

We walked out here specially to get a photo as a friend of ours is very interested in trains. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beverley_11
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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+1 307-637-6423
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the few remaining Big Boy's, This massive and magnificent Machine tells the story of Steam Railroading at it's best. Located in downtown at Holiday Park and still straining to go, she will fill you with wonder and awe. Suggestion is to tie your...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked out here specially to get a photo as a friend of ours is very interested in trains. It is well preserved and has an information board.

Thank Beverley_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love trains so this was a real treat to stand next to an engine this big. Not much else to see at the park tho.

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see any get photos of this iconic beast. It;s huge and the grandsons will be so jealous that we've seen this famous engine. So big and so accessible.

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive – hard to believe that anything this scale could be manufactured. The “Big Boy” is a huge piece of forged steel that inspires awe at its sheer size upon seeing it. I often wonder how something this large could even sail down the...More

Thank TravelBoy27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the world’s largest steam engines. Twenty-five of them were built in the early 1940’s. The last one was retired in 1958. This is one of only eight remaining Big Boys. It is easy to see how the train engine got its name. It...More

Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My passion for Lionel toy trains has spilled over to the real deal. Big Boy locomotives are enormous! I have seen it's little brother, the Challenger, run in central Illinois - fantastic! I can only imagine the speed and power of this vintage Big Boy...More

Thank Adagio_Travelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it is big. Its starting to rust a bit around the edges. Its located in a park and is free to visit. It is huge. If you're into trains and engines this is a must way to spend 5 minutes

Thank researcher59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this on our trolley ride and got off to see it closely. It is so huge. Train enthusiasts will love it. It's located in a lovely park so can be visited mist anytime. Worth a stop if you like trains.

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked to this site and were amazed to see how big it was. Located in a peaceful park, we followed the sidewalk path around the park. There is no fee to enter the park or to view this huge steam engine. It is impressive.

Thank Jerry L
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missyga1
13 July 2016|
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Response from TravelsOfErica | Reviewed this property |
Free! Its on the south east side of the park you cant miss it. Parking is never an issue. The park is pretty good size and has a couple of playground areas, mature trees, a couple of covered eating areas, horse shoe pits... More
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