American Freedom Train in Detroit, Michigan
June 21 - July 6, 1975
train's 15th display city, displaying at the Penn Central Depot
at 17th St. & Vernon Highway.
Michael Dzatko & Carla Rollandini collection
longest stop for the AFT -- 2 weeks!
Aaron visited the train.
The AFT welcomed its 1,000,000th visitor on June 29.
Name tag for officials at the Detroit display site.
Ed Carr, from the former Bobby Skillman collection
While the AFT
displayed with the T-1 locomotive in Detroit, the 4449 locomotive
continued to make its way toward Chicago to take over duty pulling
Here, 4449 overnights
in Galesburg, IL next to CB&Q 4-6-4 number 3006.
Image: Don Crimmin
July 2, 1975
Later the same
day, 4449 contines eastbound past the BN/Milwaukee Road/ICG tower
at Mendota, IL.