RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 4449 Southern Pacific Railroad Steam 4-8-4 at Palmdale, California by James R Doughty
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
Steam 4-8-4 (more..)
Vincent grade (more..)
Palmdale, California, USA (more..)
May 12, 1984
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SP 4449 (more..)
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James R Doughty (more..)
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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. She reached the summit unassisted at a steady 14 mph, in a scene that looked like the it was taken over 65 years ago.
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