Wednesday, August 5, 2015

4449 Heads East for Train Festival 2009: Homecoming

…Continued from Silver Solarium.

After attending TrainFestival and pulling excursions in Minnesota for the Friends of the 261, #4449 arrived home in Portland on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. The following video shows the train arriving in Wishram, Washington, passing Horsethief Lake, and arriving in Portland.

Southern Pacific Daylight #4449 Homecoming on October 20, 2009.

Most of the cars that accompanied #4449 back to Portland were also part of the eastbound train in June. The full consist for the return trip was as follows, with the equipment not used in the eastbound trip in bold:

SP #4449
DLMX #4219
Amtrak #170
DLMX #5659 Gordon N. Zimmerman
GBRX #800224 Goombay Sunrise
Minnesota River
Silver Solarium
Silver Rapids
Silver Lariat
Colonial Crafts
NRSX #202 Wenonah
NRSX #3101
New York Central #3 Portland
Missouri-Kansas-Texas #403
Super Dome #53
Skytop Observation Lounge #186 Cedar Rapids

Continue to Skytop Observation Lounge #186 Cedar Rapids

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