Hours & Directions
Skip Navigation LinksEvents > Heritage + Historic Sites > THE GREAT RACE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST

THE GREAT RACE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST

Date: Nov 09 - Nov 10, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion


The Big Boy will be rolling down the tracks and stopping in Palestine on November 9th at 2:00 pm. Weighing in at 1.2 million pounds and 132 feet long, the Big Boy No. 4014 was delivered to Union Pacific in December 1941. With 1,031,205 miles in its 20 years in service, don’t miss out on seeing this incredible steam locomotive!

Saturday, November 9
Palestine, Texas
West Spring St. & Tennessee Ave.
Arrival 2:00 p.m. CT
Sunday, November 10
Palestine, Texas
West Spring St. & Tennessee Ave.
Depart 8:00 a.m. CT








The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific SteamTeam.

No. 4014 is the world's only operating Big Boy locomotive.

***All stops are "viewing only"***
1 of 1

Items

THE GREAT RACE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
Nov 09 - Nov 10, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 8:00 AM
Back to
Top
Tickets & Deals