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fadhhz posted a topic in Worldwide RailJust recently found this about a day or so ago when browsing some news for UP 4014, Although as in the video it took them some time before the whistle sound was refined. But once it is, that sound, its just beautiful. One step closer for this iconic steam locomotive to make its re-debut on the mainlines. For me personally interesting and exciting to see this good old hauler come back to life, well worth the wait .Kudos to the UP steam shops for their dedicated work as well.
I just happened upon this information, Union Pacific will be restoring locomotive #4014, a 4-8-8-4 that's been on static display in Pomona since the early '60s. I wonder if JR East's restoration activities are known at UP. Apparently this has been fairly well cared for, including greasing of various bearings throughout the drive system. Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Pacific_4014 YT playlist: