17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
The Big Boy rests in the train yard

Two Union Pacific workers tend to the steam locomotive while it cools off in the Union Pacific train yard in West Chicago. Because his frames are hinged, he has to negotiate curves carefully, and as a result it took him nearly two hours to back up 100 meters.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: West Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Sarah Bass