Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Cheyenne's Big Boy 4004
On October 31, 1958, Cheyenne's 4004 took its final run, traveling from Cheyenne to Laramie. It was stored for a few years in Laramie before being donated to the City of Cheyenne. The 4004 was moved to Holliday Park on June 28, 1963 on 600 feet of temporary track connecting the park with Union Pacific's track. Cheyenne's 4004 is one of eight remaining Big Boys on display throughout the country.
Cheyenne Depot (121 W. 15th St.) Cheyenne Depot Museum (121 W. 15th St.) Engine 1242 (Carey Ave. &
Erected by City of Cheyenne.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is October 31, 1958.
Location. 41° 8.207′ N, 104° 48.004′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker can be reached from East Lincolnway (Route 30) near Nation Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1142 East Lincolnway, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Mighty Big Boy" (a few steps from this marker); Cheyenne Builders and Architects (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Cheyenne Club (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Cheyenne Club (approx. Ύ mile away); Preservation of the Wyoming Historic Governor's Mansion (approx. Ύ mile away); Wyoming Governor's Mansion (approx. Ύ mile away); The Burlington Routes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Plains Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
More about this marker. The Big Boy Locomotive is located in Holliday Park.
Also see . . . Big Boy 4014 Steam Train: Headin' Home Tour - YouTube. (Submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.