Looking back to the SP 4449 excursion to Bend Oregon.The weather was hot and dry and the train had its issues but it was a fun time. Here the 4449 swings away from the Columbia River and heads up... (more)
Southern Pacific No. 4449 returns to Seattle Wa. from Vancouver, Canada. After passing through the tunnel under Downtown Seattle, the 4449 and consist passes under Main street as it arrives King S... (more)
Arriving from Portland Oregon, Southern Pacific No. 4449 arrives at King Street Station in Seattle. The train will be serviced and cleaned for tomorrows run to Vancouver Canada. After an overnigh... (more)
On the Coast Daylight. U.S. Military Personnel catch up on current events as they relax in the observation car on Southern Pacific's Noon Daylight, as the power is swapped out during a quic... (more)
Doyle in the office. Friends of the 4449 President Doyle McCormack looks right at home in his "office", that being the Engineer's seat on SP 4449 as it runs in the yard in Portlan... (more)
One very distinctive proboscis. Certainly one of the most easily recognizable smokeboxes on any preserved steam locomotive is the one seen here on Southern Pacific GS-4 Class #4449. Equip... (more)
Daylight after dark. With her cylinder cocks wide open, Southern Pacific's colorful Northern #4449 creates quite a spectacle as she begins to move with a heavy passenger train in the yard a... (more)
Random meeting of Southern Pacific "Daylight" steam engine #4449 and a freight train with leading unit Portland & Western Railroad EMD GP40 #3004.
Daylight after dark. The blue hour is fast coming to a close in downtown Portland, OR, as the beautiful SP #4449 performs a slow run-by or two for photographers gathered at a 2018 Lerro Pro... (more)
1:87 Scale. An HO scale model GS-4 Locomotive provides a graphic comparison of 3.5mm to the foot railroading vs. 12" to the foot scale. The young gentleman who owned that little Dayli... (more)
Time to saddle up and ride. Friends of the 4449 President, Doyle McCormack checks his watch as he prepares to execute some photo run-bys for a group of photographers participating in a Lerr... (more)
The OTHER "Queen of Steam." East coasters frequently refer to the Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 as the "Queen of Steam", and she certainly has had more publicity than a... (more)
The magnificent Southern Pacific "Daylight" #4449 is seen during the Blue Hour in the yard of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland.
Southern Pacific "Daylight" No. 4449 - at night!
Owned by the City of Portland and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers named "Friends of SP 4449", this... (more)
"She said yes!"
My brother recently popped the question in front of Southern Pacific 4449 Daylight during a Peter Lerro charter shoot. Fun fact, she got him the H.O. model for Ch... (more)