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Union Pacific 4006
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No: 15338   Contributor: Fireman4501   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: American Locomotive Co.   Country: United States of America
Union Pacific 4006

On display at the St. Louis, MO Museum of transportation. After seeing all the little lightweight lightrail, I HAD to post this. What REALLY should be on rails. Not that lightweight, mambo-pamby stuff.
Picture added on 11 October 2012 at 22:36
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I like to know how many wheels it has on just the engine? an it a awesome train

Added by Josh Cannon on 29 May 2016.
It's a 4-8-8-4 so 16 driving wheels and 8 carrying wheels. Eight of these Big Boys, built 1941 - 4, are preserved but none in working order.

Added by Geoff Kerr on 12 December 2016.
One is being restored at Union Pacific's Platte workshops few videos on YouTube show the massive beast being worked on

Added by Jakthelad on 17 August 2017.
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