Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Preserved Southern Pacific steam locomotive # 4449 on display. Franklin Park Illinois USA. Saturday, August 1st 2009.
A special occasion for local Chicago area railfans in 2009, was a visit of the preserved 1941 Vintage Southern Pacific Railroad steam locomotive # 4449 in Franklin Park Illinois.
Here it is on display adjacent to preserved historic tower B-12 on a rainy Saturday, August 1st 2009. The locomotive was fired up, and the crew would occasionally demonstrate the steam whistle for the gathered crowd.