4449 at Portland Union Station

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p51

Marty, it runs on steam!
I doubt I'll sleep well tonight, as I have tickets in my greedy hands at this moment to ride this consist to Tacoma...
 

Pilawt

Member
Here's a reunion of two locomotives, 22 years later.

This is the 4449 in 1989 at the 50th anniversary celebration of Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, alongside Amtrak F40PH No. 251:

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And here is the 4449 today in Portland as she sounded her horn in greeting to a southbound Cascades train led by the same No. 251 -- or at least its carbody shell, in the form of unpowered cab unit 90251:

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mrmoose

New Member
Wow, that's pretty dang cool, Jeff. Two old friends saying hi again, and catching up on old times.;)
 

otlocal

New Member
I hope somebody gets pictures of the vintage consist,or atleast the parts that are vintage....Yeh, Jeff well done.
 




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