4449: Sensory Overload

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Pilawt

Member
Ex-SP 4449 set out from Portland Union Station this morning, on an excursion via (ex-SP&S) BNSF to Bend, Oregon. Here are some shots as she left Portland:

From the sublime to the ridiculous: "King Tut" gets a steam bath courtesy of genuine royalty:

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4449 shows off as she moves to couple to her train:

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No chance she'll sneak out of town unnoticed:

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An apparition from another time emerges from a dream-like cloud of her own making:

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Markers still visible as 4449 crosses the Willamette Drawbridge some six miles away:

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Video of 4449's departure. Turn up the volume and enjoy!

http://youtu.be/jvgHYzR9s9Q
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
Thanks for the photos and the video. That is the second photo I have seen this week of King Tut getting a bath, but the first was not a steam bath.
 

jkinzel

Member
The Daylight scheme certainly adds a pleasing splash of color to our typical Pacific Northwest grey.

Great photos, thank you for sharing.
 

p51

Marty, it runs on steam!
Great shots, I'd forgotten about this trip as I had to work Saturday and knew I'd never be able to see anything...
 

Pat

Photo Critiques Welcome
Looks like a great day to see steam in action (damp and cool). I like the second one with the bright patch of color in the gray cloud of steam.
 




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