SP 4449 blasts out of the natural basalt tunnel at Drano Lake, part of the 2018 IMAX runs.
SP 4449, The Daylight, leads the Portland-Bend excursion south over the massive Madras, OR bridge.
SP 4449, The Daylight, leads the Portland-Bend excursion south through Maupin, OR along the Deschutes River.
Proving she still has what it takes, SP 4449 heads up the 2.34% Vincent grade out of Palmdale with an auxiliary tender and 13 passenger cars destined for the Louisiana World's Fair in New Orleans.... (more)
The IMAX Daylight rolls under the Bridge of the Gods as it approaches Stevenson.
The SP 4449 makes its way east to Wishram on day 3 of 4 days as an Imax move star.
Without any camera equipment on front, 4449 looks like a classic steam era express as it rolls into the eastern Colombia river basin. A few miles ahead, it will wye at the Celilo bridge.
Anxious feelings of defeat turn to joy as the sun opens up on 4449.
The eastbound Daylight special passes the reservation site at Cook under a subtle mist.
With a little snow still on the rim of the Columbia River Gorge, 4449 blasts into Stevenson on a wonderful spring afternoon. The train is taking part of an IMAX special, with a matching set of BNS... (more)
Surprise! 4449 makes a unannounced run with BNSF business cars. Here it is seen heading east along the Fallbridge Sub. It is apparently filming an IMAX movie. Note the cameras on the front end.
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.1. When it was announced late in 2016 that Southern Pacific 4-8-... (more)
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.8. The announcement late in 2016 that Southern Pacific 4-8-4 444... (more)
The 4449 begins its long trip from Portland to New Orleans with the Worlds Fair Express. Train 9 showing in the train number indicator was the number of the southbound (railroad westbound) Shasta... (more)