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Big Boy Steam Engine

Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
+1 307-637-6423
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Covered, being repaired

This is located within Holliday Park. Unfortunately when we visited in May they had it completed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
A Big Plastic Box

Apparently the city heeded all the complaints about the poor condition of the engine. It is in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melodycthomas
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Railroad buffs will enjoy seeing Old Number 4004, the world's largest steam locomotive, retired from service by the Union Pacific in 1956.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Holliday Park, Near East 17th St and Morrie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located within Holliday Park. Unfortunately when we visited in May they had it completed covered and doing repairs.

1  Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently the city heeded all the complaints about the poor condition of the engine. It is in a state of restoration and covered by a big plastic sheet. Also, the directions by Trip Advisor were wrong. We had to put in Holliday Park to find...More

Thank Melodycthomas
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped by the park specifically to see the Big Boy and were not let down! The sheer size and power that this engine created were amazing, and the facts of pulling the tonage and years of service were outstanding. Its hard to find a...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The park this sits in is very clean. The train itself is very unique. There are signs placed around it telling the story of it

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

If your a train buff, and my husband is, go and see the Big Boy Steam Engine. You will enjoy hearing the history of the engine.

Thank MarilynKay16
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you are a train buff or history lover you'll enjoy seeing this old Steam Train engine. It's quite impressive. The surrounding park is also lovely.

Thank ehayes116
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

4004 is located in Holiday park - it is enclosed by a fence - with descriptive details and notices telling of it's years of service - it is one big steam locomotive - especially for the railway aficionado. Go and have a look at what...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Located out of town in a lovely park it looks a little forlorn on a small length of track. Still impressive but in need of restoration.

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A very fascinating big locomotive that helps to better understand the history of the West. Some signs more would help to appreciate it more

Thank Alessandra M
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

One of the few remaining Big Boy's, This massive and magnificent Machine tells the story of Steam Railroading at it's best. Located in downtown at Holiday Park and still straining to go, she will fill you with wonder and awe. Suggestion is to tie your...More

Thank Paul G
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missyga1
13 July 2016|
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Response from TravelsOfErica | Reviewed this property |
Free! Its on the south east side of the park you cant miss it. Parking is never an issue. The park is pretty good size and has a couple of playground areas, mature trees, a couple of covered eating areas, horse shoe pits... More
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