SP 4449 leads the Cascades Daylight 2017 around a bend along the breath-taking Columbia River Gorge as it approaches the town of Carson in the golden, evening light.
Entering Hone Valley and racing for home,Southern Pacific No.4449 pours it on hoping for no more delays. Its been a tiring and hot two days with 100 degree temps and numerous delays. The crew and... (more)
Leaving Moody Siding after servicing the SP No.4449, Amtrak Train No. 955 leaves the mouth of the Deschutes Canyon. Next is the crossing of the Columbia River over the Celilo Drawbridge.
A very late running excursion from Portland Oregon to Bend Oregon and return, with Southern Pacific No. 4449 leading, crosses the Crooked River Bridge in the evening. 100 degree temps, heat relate... (more)
As darkness deepens at 3rd & Townsend, the drumhead on the rear of observation "Appekunny Mountain" grows brighter and brighter. The "Daylight" will depart tomorrow for its run... (more)
SP 4449 screams north past the GRS searchlights at MP 137
SP 4449 heads south with the Cascades Daylight at Gateway
Looking very fancy, SP 4449 rolls over the Deschutes River and the twin bridges north of Maupin.
SP4449 heads back west towards portland on it's way back from it's trip to Bend
SP 4449 swings around the bend at the small town of Madras, Oregon, climbing the steep grade out of the Deschutes River Canyon.
SP 4449 leads the Amtrak 925 special through the heart of the spectacular Deschutes Canyon with a colorful consist.