American Freedom Train in San Francisco, California
December 10-13, 1975
train's 49th display city.
train displayed on the Presidio.
#4449 was spotted at Aquatic Park, near the Embarcadero. Late one
night, someone noticed the heavy locomotive was listing toward the
water. It was quickly moved!
While in San Francisco, Bing Crosby and his wife Kathryn visited the train. The crooner's Gold Record for White Christmas was on display in the Preforming Arts car.
Francisco was later the site of the 1980 American
Freedom Train Crew Reunion.
Ken Rattenne December 11, 1975