Doing the locomotive: Historic Big Boy appears in Ellis County

Legendary Union Pacific engine makes whistle stop in Waxahachie on Sunday

Daily Light report
Hundreds came out on Sunday morning to see Union Pacific Railroad’s historic Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive in Waxahachie as it made three whistle stops in Ellis County, including at the Ferris Street crossing. The locomotive served Union Pacific from 1941 to 1961, then was reacquired by Union Pacific in 2013 and restored to service in 2019.