American Freedom Train in Memphis, Tennessee
April 17-22, 1976
train's 77th display city.
road to Memphis was the first real test of the MU-equipped 4449
controlling trailing diesels.
train displayed along the Mississippi River near Mud Island. Temporary
tracks were laid across a busy street for the loco and train. Then
the section across the street was pulled up, effectively stranding
Carrie and Ann Schafer pose by locomotive 4449.
John R. Schafer II