4449 Michigan Odyssey Volume 1 follows Southern Pacific 4449 from Portland, Oregon to Havre, Montana as the Daylight Steam Locomotive heads toward Train Festival 2009 in Owosso, Michigan. Enjoy great trackside and onboard action of the streamlined steam locomotive in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Western Montana. Watch multi-camera coverage of the 4-8-4 steam engine along the Columbia River Gorge, Providence Hill, Kootenay River, Marias Pass and along the Hi-Line to Havre!
Narration, Music and Natural Sound on Audio Track 1. Natural Sound only on Audio Track 2.
Bonus Footage: Extra footage of SP4449 on the eastward trip to Train Festival 2009, including lots of onboard footage of 4449 climbing Marias Pass. Also included are bonus freight and Amtrak clips.
Behind the Scenes: Watch the camera crews in action and see out-takes from the making of the 4449 Michigan Odyssey Series with Director’s Commentary.
4449 Michigan Odyssey Volume 2 covers Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 from Havre, Montana to Train Festival 2009 in Owosso, Michigan. Watch great trackside and onboard action of the streamlined steam locomotive in Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. Witness SP4449 pulling both excursion trains between Owosso and Alma, Michigan during Train Festival 2009!
Narration, Music, and Natural Sound on Audio Track 1.
Natural Sound only on Audio Track 2.
Bonus Section NKP 765: Coverage of Nickel Plate Road 765 on both excursions between Owosso and Alma, Michigan during Train Festival 2009!
Bonus Footage: Extra footage of SP4449 on her eastbound journey to Michigan, plus bonus clips of Train Festival 2009 in Owosso, Michigan, and extra freight and passenger train action.
4449 Michigan Odyssey Volume 3 follows Daylight Steam Locomotive 4449 from Michigan to Havre, Montana. After attending Train Festival 2009, the massive steam engine travels across Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Watch SP4449 pull both round-trip Fall Color Excursions along the Mississippi River between Minneapolis and La Crescent, Minnesota. Enjoy great onboard and trackside action as 4449 travels across Minnesota, North Dakota, and Eastern Montana to Havre. Unseasonably cold temperatures make for great steam exhaust! Witness awesome pacing footage of SP4449 at mainline speed.
Narration, music and natural sound on Audio Track 1.
Natural Sound on Audio Track 2.
Bonus Footage. Extra clips of the Westbound Cross-Country Daylight Steam Special, plus Amtrak passenger trains, Northstar commuter trains, and freight train action.
4449 Michigan Odyssey Volume 4 follows Southern Pacific 4449 on the final leg of her return trip from Michigan. Watch the locomotive depart west out of Havre, Montana, run along the Hi-Line, and cross over the Continental Divide at Marias Pass. From Whitefish, the Daylight Special travels through Flathead Tunnel and Idaho’s Panhandle to Spokane, WA. Then SP449 crests Providence Hill and steams along the scenic Columbia River to Brooklyn Roundhouse in Portland, Oregon.
Narration, music, and natural sound on Audio Track 1.
Natural Sound on Audio Track 2.
Bonus Onboard Section: There’s so much extensive on-board footage, that it can’t all fit in the main program. Ride onboard the steam special and enjoy the views between Whitefish, Montana and Portland, Oregon.
Bonus Footage: Extra clips of the Westbound Cross-Country Daylight Steam Special, plus Amtrak and freight train action.
4449 Hi-Line Cab Ride. You’re in the cab of Southern Pacific 4449 as it traverses BNSF’s busy Hi-Line from Havre to Shelby, Montana! Running commentary by SP4449 Fireman Pat Tracy explains what it takes to keep the massive steam locomotive running on a transcontinental mainline. The undulating profile provides lots of action as Engineer Bill Stetler and Fireman Justin Tracy respond to the track profile, meet freight traffic, and blow for small town crossings as they race across North Central Montana.
Commentary on Audio Track 1.
Natural Sound Only on Audio Track 2.
Bonus Onboard Over Marias Pass: The cameras continue to roll from the crew cars as we head over Marias Pass and the Continental Divide. Ride onboard the steam special and enjoy the mountain views, tunnels, snow sheds, rivers and grades of Marias Pass.
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