The SP 4449 shoves back as it rolls toward the front of its train in Downtown Portland. The famed Lima-built GS-4 would then take its excursion down the Oregon Trunk on an excursion to Bend, Orego... (more)
Famed Daylight 4-8-4 No. 4449 spends the night with power from Tacoma Rail as it awaits its next assignment for the 2011 National Railway Historical Society convention.
A purposeful machine. Mt. Emily Lumber Company's Shay #1 rolls slowly through the sagebrush steppe of Central Oregon, en route to her home in the City of Prineville. The afternoon sun hig... (more)
Where the Shays play. Mt. Emily Lumber Company Shay #1 poses for a portrait in her natural element.....in the woods of Oregon. Actually, there are not a lot of woods near Prineville, where... (more)
Haulin' empties. The 90-ton Mt. Emily Lumber Company Shay #1 rumbles across the bridge spanning US Route 26, hauling a short string of empty log bunks toward the nearby town of Prineville, ... (more)
SP 4449 is about to embark on the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion and its return to the west coast. The Amtrak name has been added to the tender and the auxiliary tender is now Union Paci... (more)
Without a diesel, 4449 creates a classic image as it crosses over the Carquinez Strait on the Benicia Bridge. Wish I could make that other bridge dissapear!
Spokane Portland & Seattle 4-6-6-4 Class Z-6 900 was the first of six "Challengers" built by the American Locomotive Company in 1937. She had 69" drivers, four 23 x 32 inch cylinders, operated at ... (more)
First time I saw her in steam. What a first impression!
July 6th, Wednesday - The NRHS's Go By Train convention featured a double header (#700 and #4449) seen here charging out of the cliffs at Cape Horn.
This was the so-called "race" between 4449 and 8444 up Cajon Pass. Kodachrome 64, Minolta X700, Rokkor 35-70mm f3.5