Big Boy Locomotive in West Chicago

For all the train geeks here at Fermilab, in case they haven’t heard the buzz, the fully functional recently restored Big Boy steam engine is coming into West Chicago Friday afternoon around 2 ~ 2:30, and will be there until Tuesday morning, pulling out heading west at 8:00 am. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday the Union Pacific rail car will be open for tours from  9 am till 3 pm The website has indicated that the rail car is not handicap accessible, due to narrow passages and stairs to climb up into the car.

Over a River

Big Boy