October 20, 2021
Economy

World’s largest steam locomotive Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 to stop in Donaldsonville, Plaquemine

The Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 will stop Aug. 20 and Aug. 22 in Donaldsonville and Plaquemine.

The Ascension Parish and Iberville Parish stops are among the south Louisiana locations scheduled, which includes Luling and New Orleans.

The world’s largest steam locomotive has been on “The Big Boy 2021 Tour” since Aug. 5 to celebrate railroad heritage and the communities Union Pacific serves, according to a company news release.

Schedule highlights

Aug. 20: The schedule for Aug. 20 shows the locomotive to be in Livonia (no public access) in the morning. It will arrive at Main Street Crossing in Plaquemine at 9 a.m. and depart 15 minutes later. Arrival at Railroad Avenue in Donaldsonville will be 10 a.m. with departure a half an hour later. It will be in Luling at Gassen Street Crossing at 11:45 a.m. and depart at noon for Audubon Butterfly Riverview Park in New Orleans.

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