Big Boy returns

Big Boy races toward Evanston from Ogden during its last visit to the area in May. (FILE PHOTO)

EVANSTON — Those who may have missed “Big Boy” Engine 4014’s stops in Evanston this spring, or those who simply want to see the legendary engine again, will get their chance when Big Boy returns to town. The engine is scheduled to arrive at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, and is scheduled to depart at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1. 

Big Boy is embarking on a Great Race Across the Southwest, making stops in Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. 

The engine will be stopped near China Mary Road and Avenue A in North Evanston. 

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