Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 pulls a two day excursion towards Alexandria, VA in order to link up with the American Freedom Train again. The train is shown between Lula and Alto, GA.
SP 4449 has steam up for an evening departure of the AFT from Atlanta for its next destination.
SP 4449 sits patiently while the American Freedom Train is on exhibit. The crew is in the process of touching up the paint on 4449's pilot.
Guests and officials wave from the rear of the AFT behind SP 4449 observation car on the last lap into Atlanta.
The American Freedom Train has run through the night from Columbus, GA as it passes beneath Dames Ferry Rd. between Macon and Juliette.
Southern 2-8-0 630 pulls an autumn excursion towards Gainesville just north of Atlanta.
Southern 2-8-0 722 leaves Atlanta with an excursion past two road-switchers. This is former ET&WNC 208.
Rio Grande GP30 3018 sits with another EMD unit at Denver on a Sunday morning.
CB&Q parlor observation car Jupiter is on the rear of the five car NEBRASKA ZEPHYR set behind SCL EMD 501. This articulated set of equipment was sold to Saudi Arabia and is the mate to the set at ... (more)
SCL E6 501 sits in Denver with a five car CB&Q NEBRASKA ZEPHYR train set. The EMD unit is now restored as ACL 501 in Spencer, NC and the articulated train was sold to Saudi Arabia.
The Union Pacific E9 A-B set have been summoned from Denver and take over for the damaged 4-8-4 8444. The excursion train gets out of Cheyenne just before 4:00 p.m..
A lame 8444 sits in Cheyenne after having failed on an excursion at Lynch, WY prior to a photo run. The right cylinder valve cage was damaged but the Northern managed to limp back to Cheyenne.
Amtrak SDP40F units 627 & 587 pull the eastbound SAN FRANCISCO ZEPHYR at Laramie. I was there waiting for the excursion behind Union Pacific 4-8-4 8444.
D&RGW GP40-2 3097 and another EMD depart from Denver Union Station with the ski train for Winter Park. The crowd is on hand for UP 4-8-4 8444 which will follow with an excursion.
Union Pacific FEF-3 4-8-4 8444 backs down to Denver Union Station and the excursion train to Laramie, WY. The previous night's rain had turned to snow much to everyone's delight.