4449 at Portland Union Station

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4449 is at Portland Union Station, coupled to its train and ready for tomorrow's excursion.




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...


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:


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


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

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