Southern Pacific Company steam locomotive compendium. The last GS-4 engines were deskirted and painted black in 1956; a GS-4 pulled its last passenger train in October 1958. Check the ORHF website for current hours. But at the end of the day it was Portland's former Southern Pacific #4449 that held the greatest promise. Unlike the GS-3, the GS-4 had a dual-headlight casing (top headlight was a mars light) on the silver smokebox. We've focused our attention on one specific locomotive in this lineup - 4449 in some of her many appearances in … In the screenplay, the 4449 was hijacked, and then crashed through the Mexican border in the movie; however, a wooden and fabric full-size scale model was used to depict the crash. ISBN 0-930742-12-5. She was donated to the City of Portland in 1958 and moved to Oaks Amusement Park for static display until December of 1974 when the locomotive was removed from the park to undergo restoration. サザン・パシフィック鉄道4449号蒸気機関車(サザン・パシフィックてつどう4449ごうじょうききかんしゃ)は、かつてアメリカ合衆国に存在したサザン・パシフィック鉄道(略称:SP)のGS-4型蒸気機関車の1両である。GS-4は流線型で、車軸配置は4-8-4(ノーザン)型である。GSは、 "Golden State" (機関車が運行されていたカリフォルニア州の愛称)あるいは "General Service." 4449 was placed into service on May 30, 1941, and spent its early career assigned to the Coast Daylight, SP 's premier passenger train between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, but it also pulled many other of the SP's named passenger trains. の略である。, 1941年5月に、オハイオ州のライマ・ロコモティブ・ワークスでサザンパシフィック鉄道向けに製造された。赤とオレンジによるデイライト塗装は、客車を牽引する列車の代名詞であった。, 4449は1957年に退役した後、オレゴン州ポートランドのオークス公園(英語版)に保存されていたが、1974年に合衆国建国200周年を記念して2台目のアメリカン・フリーダム・トレインとして48州を巡回するため、動態に復元された。ポートランドのブルックリン扇型機関庫を拠点として、ボランティアの寄付に支えられながら運行されている。, https://ja.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=サザン・パシフィック鉄道4449号蒸気機関車&oldid=65505170. See MAX and Streetcar websites for more information. From August 1975 to December 1976, 4449 shared duties with several other steam locomotives pulling the American Freedom Train throughout the U.S. 4449 is still operational and since mid-2012 resides at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland along with other preserved locomotives and rolling stock. Southern Pacific No. Satisfied with our results, we drove to Oaks Park for our next steam train encounter of the day. The Southern Pacific ordered 28 more Class GS-4 "Golden States" from Lima and took delivery of twenty (road numbers 4430 through 4449) in April and May of 1941 and the other eight (road numbers 4450 through 4457) in March and May of 1942. The actual SP 4449 was returned unscathed to the private group that owned it. A dummy of 4449 appeared in some of the scenes of the film. The GS-4 is a streamlined 4-8-4 "Northern" type steam locomotive used on the Southern Pacific Company from 1941 to 1958. Southern Pacific 4449 is the only surviving example of Southern Pacific Railroad 's (SP) GS-4 class of steam locomotives. A huge locomotive, she offered the necessary power to pull the train and being an oil burner she would be easier to service in the west. 4449 made an appearance in the 1986 film Tough Guys dressed as the Gold Coast Flyer with Doyle McCormack as the engineer in the film. The Southern Pacific (i.e. Welcome to the official Friends of SP 4449 page! Iron Horse Imperialism: The Southern Pacific of Mexico . Shade Tree Books, Huntington Beach, California. The GS-4s were passenger engines capable of 110 mph (180 km/h), though timetable speed limit never exceeded 75 mph or 121 km/h (A maximum speed of 75 mph was allowed in the Salinas Valley). It (she) is arguably one of the most recognizable, famous, and iconic locomotives of all time. 89 were here. 89 were here. She was built by Lima Locomotive Works in May 1941. 89 personas estuvieron aquí. She was donated to the City of Portland in 1958 and moved to Oaks Amusement Park for static display until December of 1974 when the locomotive was removed from the park to undergo restoration. During wartime and in the first years after the war some of the GS-4 locomotives were painted black; by 1948 all had been repainted into Daylight colors. Southern Pacific 4449 before a Christmas excursion. The GS-4 is a streamlined 4-8-4 (Northern) type steam locomotive. OCLC 18401969 Lewis, Daniel (2007). Welcome to the official Friends of SP 4449 page! SP 4449 during the late-1960s in Oaks Park, Oregon. 4449 was originally donated to Oaks Park in Portland, Oregon, in 1958; which is where she remained for many years long before operating steam excursions. の略である。 Welcome to the official Friends of SP 4449 page! For those taking transit, the MAX orange line passes right by the front gate. The only surviving locomotive of this class is the SP 4449. Come see the SP 4449 at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center located at 2250 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR. 4449 was placed into service on May 30, 1941, and spent its early career assigned to the Coast Daylight, SP's premier passenger train between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, but it also pulled many other of the SP's named passenger trains. サザン・パシフィック鉄道4449号蒸気機関車(サザン・パシフィックてつどう4449ごうじょうききかんしゃ)は、かつてアメリカ合衆国に存在したサザン・パシフィック鉄道(略称:SP)のGS-4型蒸気機関車の1両である。GS-4は流線型で、車軸配置は4-8-4(ノーザン)型である。GSは、 "Golden State" (機関車が運行されていたカリフォルニア州の愛称)あるいは "General Service." All were retired by 1958. GS-4 number 4443 pulled one of the final steam excursions on the Southern Pacific in 1957, and appeared in the opening credits of the Frank Sinatra film Pal Joey. サザンパシフィック鉄道4449号蒸気機関車(さざんぱしふぃっくてつどう4449ごうじょうききかんしゃ)はかつてアメリカ合衆国に存在したサザンパシフィック鉄道(略称SP)のGS-4型蒸気機関車の内の一両である。 GS-4は流線型で車軸配置は4-8-4(ノーザン)型である。 Welcome to the official Friends of SP 4449 page! Welcome to the official Friends of SP 4449 page! 89 were here. Starting in 1947 most were painted black again and had their side skirts removed for easier maintenance, and were reassigned to the San Jose-San Francisco commuter trains, freight service and the occasional San Joaquin Daylight (steam locomotives remained on that train as late as 1956 which made the San Joaquin Daylight the last streamliner train to be pulled by steam on the Southern Pacific) until new diesels arrived and they were retired. Another change was the all-weather cab. They carried the orange and red "Daylight" paint scheme. Southern Pacific 4449 is the only surviving GS-4 locomotive and is one of the most recognizable locomotives of all time. 4449号のみ動態復元、その他は解体 テンプレートを表示 サザン・パシフィック鉄道GS-4形蒸気機関車 (サザン・パシフィックてつどうGS-4がたじょうききかんしゃ、 英語 : Southern Pacific class GS-4 )は サザン・パシフィック鉄道 で運行されていた車軸配置 4-8-4 の 流線型 蒸気機関車 である。 SP 4449, the youngest (and sole-remaining) GS-4 locomotive, under steam in Tacoma, WA in June, 2011. SP 4449 has been paired-up with other … Ex-Southern Pacific GS-4 class Daylight Number 4449 pulled my train from Houston to Dallas during a May 1984 national tour from Portland to New Orleans. Revenue service 4449 was the last engine manufactured in Southern Pacific's first order of GS-4 (Golden State/General Service) locomotives. "Espee") Golden State Locomotives Classes GS-1 to GS-6, The Southern Pacific Technical and Historical Society, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Southern_Pacific_class_GS-4&oldid=987348044, Standard gauge locomotives of the United States, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, April–May 1941 (20), March–April 1942 (8), 66,326 lbf (295.03 kN), 78,000 lbf (346.96 kN) with, This page was last edited on 6 November 2020, at 12:56. They were built by the Lima Locomotive Works and were numbered 4430 through 4457. Southern Pacific's premier passenger trains were pulled by GS-4s, the Coast Daylight, San Joaquin Daylight, Lark, Cascade, Golden State and Sunset Limited. Southern Pacific Lines VISION GS-4 #4449 The most famous of all the GS series, no VISION edition of these locomotives would be complete without the GS-4! In December 1974, 4449 was eventually moved from Oaks Park to undergo restoration (overhaul) by a preservation society due to it being in poor condition, which greenlit 4449 a chance to ha… 4449 was the last engine manufactured in Southern Pacific 's first order of GS-4 (Golden State/General Service) locomotives. 86 were here. 4449 Southern Pacific Railroad Steam 4-8-4 at Easton, Washington by Chris Mohs High quality photograph of Southern Pacific Railroad Steam 4-8-4 # 4449 … GS stands for "Golden State", a nickname for California (where the locomotive was operated in regular service), or "General Service." Southern Pacific 4449 The Travelers Rest is helping to spread Holliday cheer as part of the consist on the Albany and Eastern Railroad. SP 4449 is waiting on a siding to let an Amtrak passenger train pass by in 2000. The tender of SP 4444 (the last GS-4 to be scrapped) was rebuilt by SP and used as a "hammer car" to test impacts on hydracushion boxcars; it was scrapped in the early 1970s. Southern Pacific 4449 is the only surviving GS-4 locomotive and is one of the most recognizable locomotives of all time. Southern Pacific 4449 and train passed the North Shore Drive grade crossing. "GS" stands for "Golden State" or "General Service.". It retained the skyline casing atop of the boiler, skirting on the sides, an air horn to supplement the whistle and teardrop classification lights. An unknown GS-4 appeared in the movie Dear Heart as the 20th Century Limited, and another GS-4 appeared as the main setting for Strangers on a Train. 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