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The American Freedom Train in Topeka, Kansas
March 24-26, 1976

The train's 72nd display city.

Alf Landon, senior statesman and one-time presidential hopeful toured the train.

Image: Todd Schannuth collection

 
 

 

 

The train displayed at Forbes Field.

Here's the Kansas-shaped cake from the train's reception party.

Image: Bob Skillman collection

 
 

 

 

Rick Durrant and 4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

The train locomotive displayed on the base (east) side of SW Topeka Blvd, while the train displayed across the street among the supply depot warehouses. The track on the base side has long since been disconnected from the main line.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 110 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 111 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 204 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 205 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 205 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 205 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

Car 200 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

The train at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field, sitting along the eastern side of SW Topeka Blvd and facing north.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field, sitting along the eastern side of SW Topeka Blvd and facing north.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field, sitting along the eastern side of SW Topeka Blvd and facing north.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field. Buildings in the background are long gone.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field, sitting along the eastern side of SW Topeka Blvd and facing north.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
 

 

 

 

4449 at Forbes Field.

Image: Rick Durrant

 
       
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