Queen: Engine 4449 "The Lone Survivor" by Richard K. Wright is a 52 page book covering
the history and restoration of former Southern Pacific GS-4 #4449
to pull the American Freedom Train.
The first half
of this heavily illustrated book tells the story of the Daylight
locomotives on the Southern Pacific Railroad in the 1930's - 1950's.
The second half
covers the restoration of #4449 at a roundhouse in Portland, OR
in preparation for its trip to Chicago to meet the AFT.
Image: Todd Schannuth collection