The engine that could
July 3, 2009
Alice Campbell Havre Daily News [email protected]
The last steam engine manufactured by Southern Pacific is making an epic journey half-way across the country from Portland, Ore., to Owosso, Mich., for TrainFestival 2009, making stops in Havre both during the trip east and the trip west. Built in 1941 to pull passenger cars back and forth from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the SP 4449 Crew engine ceased to be used in 1957 and sat in storage or on display for years, Becky Miller, chairwoman of the Havre Tourism Committee, said. Acc...