In December of 1976 the Freedom Train was finishing up its' tour of the United States. December 10-15 saw the train, led by SP 4449, in St. Petersburg. Early in the morning of December 16th the Fr... (more)
Reading 2101, disguised as American Freedom Train 1, works northward on the old Illinois Central Chicago - St. Louis mainline bound for Chicago and a engine swap with SP 4449. An old humpbacked f... (more)
South of Merced, CA on the SP San Joaquin Division. Half day off from work was worth it!
SW 1200 #2266 is moving some of the cars down King St. to the State Belt Railroad. The crane in the background is finishing demolition of SP's 3rd and Townsend depot and the area to the left now h... (more)
After arriving in San Francisco for its display date, the Freedom Train was moved to Crissy Field. The 4449 itself only went as far as Aquatic Park do to clearence issues in the Fort Mason tunnel.... (more)
For the first time since 1958, a standard gauge Southern Pacific steam locomotive was hot and pulling a train in California as 4449 arrive in Mt. Shasta City on its way East to join with the rest ... (more)
Returning to California after a display date in Reno, the Freedom Train with the 4449 on the head end arrives in Truckee CA, on Thanksgiving Day 1975. Cold and snowy but still met by a large crowd... (more)
Traveling to Saucon Creek Engine Terminal to be changed into Chessie Steam Special.
Bethlehem, Pa display on old CNJ main.
UPRR 6925 (DD40X) passes heading for Las Vegas