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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:Alco 4-8-8-4Built As:UP 4012 (4-8-8-4)
Serial Number:68583Order No:
Frame Number:Built:10/1941
Notes:X4012 retired 2/62
Other locos with this serial:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
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Photo Date:  4/1/1950  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 3:07:31 PM
Location:  Sherman Hill, WY
Author:  scan of postcard/Paul Gribble originals
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Steam,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4) UP 4015(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2494   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-8-4 #4012
Title:  UP 4-8-8-4 #4012
Description:  Beautiful action shot of a double header with UP Big Boy #4012 in the lead. No exact date was given. This loco now resides at the Steamtown USA Museum in Scranton, PA. John William photo.
Photo Date:  6/1/1960  Upload Date: 12/27/2018 6:24:37 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
UP 4016
Title:  UP 4016
Description:  I climbed up the hillside a ways to get some panoramic shots of the yard and collection of power. That's UP #4016, a 4-8-8-4 Big Boy.
Photo Date:  6/8/1965  Upload Date: 7/14/2013 5:30:58 PM
Location:  North Walpole, NH
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1396   Comments: 0
A view from the hillside of the Steamtown complex.
Title:  A view from the hillside of the Steamtown complex.
Description:  This shows how tightly packed the display of locomotives was.
Photo Date:  6/8/1965  Upload Date: 7/14/2013 5:31:12 PM
Location:  North Walpole, NH
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  894   Comments: 0
Steamtown - 1 of 6
Title:  Steamtown - 1 of 6
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/1965  Upload Date: 1/26/2017 2:54:44 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Christopher Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
Steamtown - 2 of 6
Title:  Steamtown - 2 of 6
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/1965  Upload Date: 1/26/2017 2:55:06 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Christopher Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/1969  Upload Date: 3/26/2011 2:04:28 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Larry De Bert
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1233   Comments: 0
UP 4012 - Handyman's special.
Title:  UP 4012 - Handyman's special.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 12/24/2012 2:33:32 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Philip M. Goldstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  773   Comments: 0
Big Boy
Title:  Big Boy
Description:  Steamtown had, and still has, one of UPs famous Big Boy 4-8-8-4s. Dad shot it at Bellows Falls with my brother John posing next to it, giving some sense of the size. Its now part of the Steamtown NHS collection, next to the parking lot at Scranton.
Photo Date:  8/29/1974  Upload Date: 3/1/2016 4:49:47 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
UP 4-8-8-4 #4012
Title:  UP 4-8-8-4 #4012
Description:  132' 10" in length, 560 tons in weight, 68" driving wheels, and capable of producing 6,360 hp at 42 mph...
Photo Date:  6/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/7/2004 1:03:51 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  J. W. Swanberg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2251   Comments: 2
Union Pacific Railroad (4-8-8-4) "Big Boy" Steam Locomotive No. 4012
Title:  Union Pacific Railroad (4-8-8-4) "Big Boy" Steam Locomotive No. 4012
Description:  Steamtown
Photo Date:  6/17/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 6:27:22 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Bill Rogerson
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  3943   Comments: 1
Steamtown Bellows Falls Vermont July 1981
Title:  Steamtown Bellows Falls Vermont July 1981
Description:  UP 4-8-8-4 4012 BigBoy with smaller locos.
Photo Date:  7/1/1981  Upload Date: 2/17/2017 3:34:23 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Denis Chartrand
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  Big Boy 4012 at Steamtown, long before anyone ever thought to resurrect 4014 from a park in LA.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:38:54 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
Big Boy
Title:  Big Boy
Description:  UP 4012 at Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:47:05 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  UPo 4012 when it was in Bellows Falls in '83
Photo Date:  7/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/2/2008 9:24:34 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Terry Terrance
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1415   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (1)
Title:  Big Boy Move (1)
Description:  The "movers" arrive at Steamtown's yard in Riverside. The weather, of course, was absolutely scrumptious!!
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:31:44 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2354   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (3)
Title:  Big Boy Move (3)
Description:  A pause to uncouple and separate the idler flats, they will bracket the 4012 for the move.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:37:20 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 364(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1734   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (4)
Title:  Big Boy Move (4)
Description:  What will be the rear half of the train backs down onto the 4012.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:43:11 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4) BM 364(GP39-2)
Views:  1533   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (5)
Title:  Big Boy Move (5)
Description:  The 4012 is pulled slowly out of the siding.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:44:11 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1801   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (6)
Title:  Big Boy Move (6)
Description:  The rear half, with the 4012, backs down onto the front idler flat to couple up.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:45:10 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1446   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (7)
Title:  Big Boy Move (7)
Description:  The journey begins! The train treads lightly across the lagoon just south of Riverside, Steamtown's home of many years.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:46:01 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1984   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (9)
Title:  Big Boy Move (9)
Description:  The 4012 is inched around the curve as grease is applied to the rails liberally all the while.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 3:20:45 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1850   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (10)
Title:  Big Boy Move (10)
Description:  Almost there!....and the snow begins to fly....again!
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 3:22:38 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1498   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (12)
Title:  Big Boy Move (12)
Description:  "Threading the eye of the needle" in downtown Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 3:25:16 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2709   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (14)
Title:  Big Boy Move (14)
Description:  Pausing to check the bearings. As it turned out, the 4012 ran remarkably "cool" the entire trip.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 3:27:36 PM
Location:  Westminster Station, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1226   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (15)
Title:  Big Boy Move (15)
Description:  Stopped at Westminster station to check bearings.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/25/2006 4:23:02 PM
Location:  Westminster Station, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1084   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (17)
Title:  Big Boy Move (17)
Description:  A view of the entire train just south of Westminster station.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/25/2006 4:25:13 PM
Location:  Westminster Station, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 364(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1010   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (19)
Title:  Big Boy Move (19)
Description:  Passing through Grout.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/25/2006 4:27:04 PM
Location:  Grout, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1025   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (22)
Title:  Big Boy Move (22)
Description:  Going away shot from the overpass at East Putney.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/25/2006 4:41:51 PM
Location:  East Putney, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1410   Comments: 1
Big Boy Move (24)
Title:  Big Boy Move (24)
Description:  The 4012 at Putney North interlocking.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 5:37:33 PM
Location:  Putney, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1177   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (27)
Title:  Big Boy Move (27)
Description:  4012 in train at the north end of the CV yard in Brattleboro.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 5:58:47 PM
Location:  Brattleboro, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2077   Comments: 3
Big Boy Move (29)
Title:  Big Boy Move (29)
Description:  Heading south (left to right) across the lagoon on the south side of Brattleboro
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 6:10:05 PM
Location:  Brattleboro, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 364(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4) BM 360(GP39-2)
Views:  812   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (30)
Title:  Big Boy Move (30)
Description:  Crossing Broad Brook in the extreme northeast corner of Vernon.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 6:11:01 PM
Location:  Vernon, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 364(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  716   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (31)
Title:  Big Boy Move (31)
Description:  At Broad Brook in Vernon.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 6:11:46 PM
Location:  Vernon, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  553   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (32)
Title:  Big Boy Move (32)
Description:  Running along the small lagoon south of Broad Brook.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 6:12:26 PM
Location:  Vernon, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 360(GP39-2) BM 364(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  742   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (34)
Title:  Big Boy Move (34)
Description:  Passing through East Northfield Junction. The far right track is just a set-out track.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:51:14 PM
Location:  Northfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  629   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (36)
Title:  Big Boy Move (36)
Description:  On the Mt. Hermon grade at Bennett Brook Road.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:56:18 PM
Location:  Northfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1390   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (37)
Title:  Big Boy Move (37)
Description:  Passing the Bernardston Agway feed terminal.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:58:24 PM
Location:  Bernardston, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  807   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (40)
Title:  Big Boy Move (40)
Description:  Westbound local ED-5 passes the 4012 in Greenfield.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 3:28:59 PM
Location:  Greenfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  914   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (42)
Title:  Big Boy Move (42)
Description:  UP 4012 at East Deerfield West. For the time of year and time of day and the sky condition, the light was fading fast!
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 3:36:00 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1543   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (43)
Title:  Big Boy Move (43)
Description:  The special would spend the night at East Deerfield and resume it's westward journey the next day.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 3:37:00 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  781   Comments: 0
Big Boy Move (44)
Title:  Big Boy Move (44)
Description:  From E. Dfld., the train would proceed to Mechanicville, NY., then over the D&H to Binghamton, then down the old DL&W to Scranton. While traversing the Lackawanna, they would pause on Tunkhannock Viaduct in Nicholson, PA. for photos.
Photo Date:  11/13/1984  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 3:37:56 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 360(GP39-2) UP 4012(4-8-8-4) BM 364(GP39-2)
Views:  2133   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  The guy who is standing in front of Big Boy is Paul Morris, the person who gave me this picture to scan and post on the net.
Photo Date:  6/11/1990  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 4:27:17 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1101   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  Another view of Big Boy.
Photo Date:  6/11/1990  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 4:30:17 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  587   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  A close up at the bearings and drivers on Big Boy.
Photo Date:  6/11/1990  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 4:31:21 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1272   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  UP 4012 sits behind the former DLW station in Scranton, now a hotel. It has since been moved to the boarding area for visitors to Steamtown.
Photo Date:  10/20/1990  Upload Date: 2/5/2012 3:32:10 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Night,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  745   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  Sitting cold at Steamtown.
Photo Date:  10/1/1994  Upload Date: 4/20/2005 6:57:42 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Dennis Andariese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  1455   Comments: 0
MILW 261
Title:  MILW 261
Description:  261 passes by the Big Boy
Photo Date:  7/2/1995  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:15:50 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  915   Comments: 4
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  Unknown photographer.
Photo Date:  8/1/1995  Upload Date: 1/31/2019 6:44:25 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  On display at Steamtown
Photo Date:  7/23/1996  Upload Date: 1/5/2008 2:52:48 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Doug Little
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  675   Comments: 0


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