“Big Boy” is coming to town

Union Pacific

Union Pacific’s legendary Big Boy No. 4014, the world’s largest operating steam locomotive, will make 19 whistle-stops in five states during its 2024 Westward Bound Tour from Wyoming to California. On July 10, it will make a stop in Portola at Western Pacific Railroad Museumfrom 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be caboose train rides, historic tours, model train exhibits, food trucks and more. | wplives.org

On July 14, UP Big Boy No. 4014 will be passing through Truckee from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Gather at Truckee Train Depot in downtown to get a view before it continues on its tour. | up.com