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Photo ID: 614728

Cuesta Conquered

Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion crests the summit of Cuesta Grade, just north of San Luis Obispo, California, on April 27, 1977. In the process of ... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Santa Margarita, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 27, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 28, 2017

Views: 2,081
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Photo ID: 614690

Slugging it Out on Cuesta Grade

There are several tunnels on Southern Pacific’s Cuesta Grade, just north of San Luis Obispo, California – and it has been decades since they’ve been “... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 27, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 27, 2017

Views: 1,847
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Photo ID: 614588

Smoking in SLO

Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion puts on a show as it departs San Luis Obispo, California, on the morning of April 27, 1977. This excursion, led by fo... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 27, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 27, 2017

Views: 1,450
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Photo ID: 614518

Central Coast Steam

Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion arrives in San Luis Obispo, where it will spend the night before assaulting Cuesta Grade as it heads to Oakland t... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 26, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 26, 2017

Views: 2,512
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Photo ID: 614515

Following the Starlight Up the Coast

American Freedom Train 4-8-4 4449 is back on familiar rails as it departs Los Angeles with Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursionmore)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 26, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 26, 2017

Views: 1,981
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Photo ID: 614467

Forget Cleveland…Chatsworth Rocks!

”Chatsworth Rocks” was the location of many publicity photos of Southern Pacific’s Coast Daylight back in the steam days, so it was, natural... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Chatsworth, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 26, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 26, 2017

Views: 3,300
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Photo ID: 614353

Smokebox Inspection

Back in 1977, Los Angeles’ Union Station was not nearly as busy as it is today (2 Southwest Limiteds, 2 Coast Starlights, 8 San Diegans and, ... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 25, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 25, 2017

Views: 1,803
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Photo ID: 614352

Union Station as Roundhouse

Back in 1977, Los Angeles’ Union Station was not nearly as busy as it is today (2 Southwest Limiteds, 2 Coast Starlights, 8 San Diegansmore)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 25, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 25, 2017

Views: 2,652
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Photo ID: 614211

187-Feet Below Sea Level

Amtrak's 16 car Transcontinental Steam Excursion approaches Ferrum, California as it makes its way from Yuma, Arizona, to Los Angeles, Californ... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Ferrum, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 24, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 23, 2017

Views: 4,779
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Photo ID: 614209

Daylight in Yuma

Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion departs Yuma, Arizona, and is just about to cross into California, on April 24, 1977. After the American Fre... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Yuma, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 24, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 23, 2017

Views: 3,291
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 596725

A California Operation Lifesaver special, traveling through the entire state, speeds through Grand Terrace, California, on April 23, 1987. Power on this train represents all of California's major... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Grand Terrace, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 951
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 23, 1987


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By: Bruce W. Jacobs

Added: Nov 20, 2016

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Photo ID: 586596

Even After 45 Years, I Still Have a Lot of Great Memories of This Day

Almost immediately after it took over passenger train operations from the private railroads In 1971, Amtrak sent... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 50
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: August 25, 1971


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Aug 22, 2016

Views: 12,511
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Photo ID: 578474

Union Pacific's Bicentennial ... Kind Of ...

While Union Pacific never painted a locomotive for the American Bicentennial, they did loan E9A 951 to the Preamble Express, a spe... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Blue Cut, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 951
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: September 21, 1976


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By: Craig Walker

Added: May 31, 2016

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Photo ID: 537166

The Olympic Torch Relay Train arrives in Santa Barbara for ceremonies as the Olympic Torch, being carried on foot, catches up to the train so that it can continue its trip north on the way to its ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2002
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: January 16, 2002


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Jul 04, 2015

Views: 4,946
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Photo ID: 467385

A special from San Bernardino, California, arrives at Los Angeles Union Station on April 28th, 2013. Power for this short train is Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 (built by Baldwin in 1927) and Metrolink F59... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3751
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 28, 2013


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Jan 24, 2014

Views: 4,219
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Favorited: 18

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