An aging Beauty stops to visit. Southern Pacific's 45-year-old Engine 4449 gathers steam early Sunday morning at San Luis Obispo's train depot. The 432-ton steam engine spent the night thee before pulling out at 7:15 a.m. en route to Walt Disney studios in Southern California. About 200 people showed up to see the locomotive off. 'It was just gorgeous,' a dispatcher said of 4449.

An aging Beauty stops to visit. Southern Pacific's Engine 4449 gathers steam early Sunday morning at San Luis Obispo's train depot.

Knott's Berry Farm...100 year old steam engine...not many left running

Knott's Berry year old steam engine.not many left running-went here with Jimmy, Janet & Mom-Marilyn (Busby) Horchem

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robertpiers: “ Boston and Maine Railroad train in Keene, New Hampshire, ”

Detroit, Toledo & Ironton

The Atlantic type could be found in widespread use typically in passenger service. Learn more about its history and how it was developed through the American type.

This Union Pacific engine contained a General Electric Frame 5 combustion turbine (in the second unit) and an auxiliary Diesel electric generator set (in the first unit). This was an early example of a combustion turbine operated on washed residual oil (in the converted steam locomotive tender) treated with a magnesium fuel additive. It developed 10,000 HP and was the most powerful locomotive in the world in the 1960's.

This Union Pacific engine contained a General Electric Frame 5 combustion turbine (in the second unit) and an auxiliary Diesel electric generator set (in the first unit). This was an early example of a combustion turbine operated on washed residual oil (i

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