SP 4449 Up Close And Beautiful

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SP 4449 IMAX movie trailer!

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The movie being produced is called “Train Time” and the release date is yet to be determined.

Back in her heyday, her runs included the coast route along the Pacific Ocean from Los Angeles to San Francisco and on to Portland, Oregon. Called the Southern Pacific “Daylight“, she could make this 470 mile run totally during daylight hours due to her ability to go 100 mph!

Quick Facts

  • Rail Line: Southern Pacific
  • Train Name: SP steam engine 4449 Northern Type
  • Power type: 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive GS-4
  • Builder: Lima Locomotive Works
  • Maximum speed: 100 MPH
  • Locomotive and tender weight: 870,000 lbs
  • Nickname: The Coast Daylight – Los Angeles to San Francisco and Portland

Let us know if you have ever had the chance to take a SP4449 excursion run! We would love to hear about your experience!

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