Steam Powered Locomotive 4449
The Freedom Train
1976 Seattle, Washington

The Freedom Train. Seattle, Washington - 1976. Photo by Rich Love

Southern Pacific 4449 was built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1941 as one of 26 engines of its type to pull the SP's "Daylight" passenger trains between Los Angeles and San Francisco. She remained in service until 1956 when she was retired. In 1957, she was donated to the City of Portland, Oregon and put into Oaks Park where she remained until 1974. She was removed from the park and restored to service to pull the Bicentennial American Freedom Train across the United States.

Other 4449 Sightings

Freinds of the 4449

Trainland Portland Rail Fair 1996

The Daylight Web Server

Pennsy's Train Pictures


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