Directed by Jeff Kanew. Harry reconnects with an old flame named Belle (Alexis Smith), and they sweetly reminisce about old times. (April 25, 1958). [citation needed], During its time on display, 4449 was repeatedly vandalized and had many of its external parts stolen,[7] including its builder's plates and whistle. The local school children from Eagle Mountain School took a field trip in early 1986 to see and tour the train on location along the Eagle Mountain Railroad south of Interstate 10. In 1958, the SP donated the locomotive to the City of Portland, Oregon. She gets Archie to adopt faddish clothes and meet him at a trendy disco the 'Chainsaw' where they gyrate to new wave music, and then start a steamy affair which ageing Archie can't sustain. Lot number: 95. Adolph Caesar, who was originally going to star as Leon B. 4449 had another famous moment in 1989 when 4449 and Union Pacific 844 (another famous 4-8-4 steam engine) made a side-by-side entrance into the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal in 1989 for the station's 50th anniversary celebrations. 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[3], Tough Guys received mixed reviews from critics. The Milwaukee Road 261 organization loaned some of their first-class passenger cars, including the former Milwaukee Road Super Dome #53 and the Cedar Rapids Skytop Lounge for the 4449 and for the other excursion trains at the festival. SP 4449 in the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion crossing the Sacramento River bridge at Redding, CA, on April 29, 1977, while returning to Portland, Oregon. Southern Pacific 4449 "Tough Guys" 1986 Film Movie Prop. Southern Pacific No. Then they hijack an armored truck, only to find it empty except for a roll of quarters. "southern pacific 4449" movie prop from the 1986 film 'tough guys' desert center, ca No. The historic 2,500-mile move from Portland to Owosso was arranged by the Friends of the 4449, Amtrak, Steam Railroading Institute of Owosso, and the Friends of the 261. A Mexican border patrol arrives to arrest them. 4449 would later go on to pull several Southern Pacific - Rio Grande joint excursions, including "The Spirit of the West." The locomotive's operations are based at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon where it is maintained by a group of volunteers named the Friends of SP 4449. 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They crash through, burying the engine partially in the soil of Mexico a few feet across the border. This week’s run marks the first time No. 4449 made an appearance in the 1986 film Tough Guys dressed as the Gold Coast Flyer with Doyle McCormack as the engineer in the film. Holst died in 1972 and sadly never got to see 4449 return to operation.[8]. 4449 was the last engine manufactured in Southern Pacific's first order of GS-4 (Golden State/General Service) locomotives. In 1974, 4449 was evaluated for restoration after becoming a candidate to pull the American Freedom Train, as its size, power and streamlining made it a good fit for that Bicentennial train. The last shots of the train used a full-scale wood and fiberglass mock-up of Engine No. [14] The two locomotives then ran side by side on Santa Fe's and Southern Pacific's parallel main lines through Cajon Pass,[14], although 4449 eventually had to stop due to a hot axle box. Feel free to visit our Forum for wiki and train related chat!. No. 4449 returned to Railfair in … It was picked only because it was the first in the dead line and could be removed with the fewest switching moves. Corral (1957), The Devil's Disciple (1959), and Seven Days in May (1964), becoming something of a team in the public's eye. Deke Yablonski (Charles Durning), the police officer who first arrested Harry and Archie, soon arrives with a full SWAT team. 4449 almost crash into a car in "Tough Guys". (1985) and Tough Guys (1986), the final film pairing actors Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster, having initially directed Douglas in 1983's Eddie Macon's Run. SP 4449 waiting at the Naval Air Station in Miramar, California, on January 15, 1976, when pulling the American Freedom Train . [16] In the fall of 2004, 4449 returned to the classic Daylight paint scheme, this time in its "as delivered" appearance. Locomotive Wiki was started on the 3 rd of April 2011 and we are currently editing 2,445 articles. SP 4449 stopping in Georgia in 1976 while pulling the American Freedom Train . I own none of the content contained in this video. Passenger trains were extremely popular in the Southwestern US during that time, and most interstates and airports weren't very popular, nor were most built during that time either. As a result, the locomotive quickly deteriorated. GS is abbreviated from "Golden State", a nickname for California (where the locomotive was operated in regular service), or "General Service". Then, outnumbered 3-to-one each, the two old tough guys trash six young street punks trying to rob them. Both are in for a shock at how much the world has changed from 1956 to 1986: clothing, sexual lifestyles (their old bar is now an openly gay-men's club, women are more assertive), the advance of technology, and lack of respect from the younger generation. "Old No. Harry, at age 72, is committed to a retirement community; despite his desire to work, he is informed he is past the mandatory retirement age of 70. Southern Pacific 4449 also appeared in the 1986 movie Tough Guys as the Gold Coast Flyer. 2472 and Union Pacific 3985. [11] Prior to this trip, an SP 6 chime was mounted on the fireman's side, and would remain on the locomotive throughout most trips in the 1980s. Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Long (Douglas) are gangsters who have served a 30-year prison sentence for hijacking a Southern Pacific train called The Gold Coast Flyer, ready to collect Social Security. After the arrival of newer GS-4s and GS-5s, 4449 was assigned to Golden State Route and Sunset Route passenger trains. Harry and Archie drive 4449 at full throttle through a fusillade of bullets from U.S. border police. [9][10] Afterwards, 4449 pulled an Amtrak special, the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion during 1977. No. 1986 Streamers Information Rated: K16, 12, PG, G. Runtime: 1m … On May 18 and May 19, 2007, the engine made another appearance with UP 844 in the Pacific Northwest for the "Puget Sound Excursion", on BNSF Railway tracks from Tacoma to Everett, Washington, round-trip. Douglas was always second-billed under Lancaster but, with the exception of I Walk Alone, in which Douglas played a villain, their roles were more or less of equal importance. The reason 4449's mainline runs are limited is due to Amtrak's policy against special excursions. The locomotive was built by Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio for the SP in May 1941; it received the red-and-orange "Daylight" paint scheme for the passenger trains of the same name which it hauled for most of its service career. In the Spring of 1986, the #4449 made a special trip to Southern California to film on Kaiser Steel's Eagle Mountain Railroad, east of Indio, CA. Following a two-year hiatus needed to accommodate the locomotive's mandatory 15-year inspection and overhaul, SP 4449 returned to service on November 25, 2015. A portion of the Eagle Mountain Railroad was used in the filming of the movie. No. It returned to the city Portland and Brooklyn Roundhouse on October 20. The final scenes involved the #4449 reaching the "End of … Harry and Archie manage to get away. With Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith. Holst kept the engines' bearings and rods oiled in case they were ever to move again. The locomotive is a streamlined 4-8-4 "Northern" type steam locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive Works in May 1941. The SP GS-4 steam locomotives were used on SP passenger and freight trains between 1941 and 1958. 4449 returned to Railfair '91 in Sacramento, again with UP 844 and UP 3985 and the newly restored Southern Pacific 2472. Richie, disguised as a SWAT officer, boards the train and starts it moving again. In late 1990 or early 1991, the SP 6 Chime on the fireman's side was stolen off the engine while sitting in the Brooklyn Roundhouse. [13] 4449 had a notable moment in 1989 when it and another famed 4-8-4 Union Pacific 844 made a side-by-side entrance into Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal in 1989 for the station's 50th anniversary celebrations. No. Harry, Archie, Richie and Leon temporarily join forces. 4449 was reassigned to the Coast Division in the early 1950s. They decide to take the train to Mexico, but find, unfortunately, the tracks end a few feet from the border. Watch Tough Guys. The Red Hot Chili Peppers play themselves in the movie, performing a song never heard outside this film: "Set It Straight". The 1977 Bing Crosby recording of Duke Ellington's "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" is featured. 1978 Chevrolet Caprice Classic. Ends: Saturday, November 2 | 12:00 PM Pacific. The Fabulous Thunderbirds song "Tuff Enuff" plays during the ending credits. [21] From 1981 to 2012, No. [18] From 2016 to 2019, SP 4449 pulled several excursion trains during each year. To their surprise, Leon arrives and explains why he's after them: an old enemy of theirs paid him $25,000 and he has waited 30 years for them to get out of jail. After nearly two years on the road, 4449 was returned to storage in Portland, this time under protective cover and not exposed to the elements.[11]. 4449 resided at Union Pacific's (formerly Southern Pacific) Brooklyn roundhouse in Portland along with several other historic steam and diesel locomotives. [4] 4449 was semi-retired from service on September 24, 1956, and was kept as an emergency back-up locomotive until it was officially retired on October 2, 1957, and was placed in storage along with several other GS-class engines near Southern Pacific's Bakersfield roundhouse. 4449 is being followed by a helicopter. Instead, it was painted black and silver, thus giving it the nicknames "War Baby", "Black Daylight". The locomotive Southern Pacific 4449 played the Gold Coast Flyer. A tough guy till the end, Archie kicks the lead officer in the groin. In 1986, 4449 went to Hollywood to appear in Tough Guys, and pulled business trains for the Southern Pacific. En route to the filming of "Tough Guys" with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, the 4449 runs along the Coast Line near Capitan. Harry refuses, but Archie decides to do it anyway with or without his help. 28 days ago. The City then put the locomotive on static display in Oaks Amusement Park, where it remained until 1974. On March 24, 2009, it was announced that 4449 would attend Trainfestival 2009 in Owosso, Michigan from July 23–26 with an all-day excursion planned on the 23rd and 24th and a photo run-by planned for each trip. It was also used to pull the American Freedom Train exhibit during the Bicentennial, now based in Portland, Oregon. The engine has operated in excursion service throughout that area since 1984. Archie embraces the much changed contemporary scene and at a unisex high-tec gym the young manager, Skye (Darlanne Fluegel) sets her sights on Archie as the only 'real man' there. Corral” are picked on by a bunch of callow toughs, the toughs are going to regret they started up. Directed by Jeff Kanew. In the case of BNSF, which is a freight railroad, 4449 was given old historical treatment. [22] The Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation, a partnership of non-profit organizations that owned or maintained historic rolling stock at the roundhouse, began a campaign in late 2009 to construct a permanent, publicly accessible engine house for the City of Portland's steam locomotives. 1981 BMW 320i . Later that same year, 4449 would later appear in the 1990 drama film Come See the Paradise. #4460 has the third nickname of "Forgotten Daylight" as it has not been restored and partnered with the #4449. Seller: Grahams I-15 Auctions. SP 4449 (Southern Pacific 4449) appeared in the 1986 movie Tough Guys as the Gold Coast Flyer. Date of photo approximate. Foyston, John (October 20, 2004). During the filming of the exterior shots of SP 4449, the train was stored nightly at the Eagle Mountain rail yards. As of 2020, the locomotive is most commonly pulled out for the Holiday Express in late November and December, as well as the occasional mainline excursion. As of November 2, 2019, the full size replica prop, which was used at the end of the film, was sold at an Auction to a student at Desert Center, California. 4449 plays the role as the "Gold Coast Flyer" in Tough Guys. Ultimately, neither Archie nor Harry can fit into this 1980s society. Kenny Rogers sings the opening theme song "They Don't Make Them Like They Used To". Message: 500 characters remaining. Archie's young female restaurant manager treats him badly, while Harry is denied proper food by a nasty retirement home orderly and receives much worse treatment from the home's even nastier female manager. In 1984, 4449 pulled an all-Daylight-painted train from Portland to New Orleans, Louisiana and back, to publicize the World's Fair with UP 8444 there too. Tough Guys, Movie, 1986 . Upon the closing of the Brooklyn Roundhouse in June 2012 in order to make the yard larger, the 4449 was moved with its stablemates SP&S 700 and OR&N 197 to the Oregon Rail Heritage Center (ORHC), a new restoration facility and public interpretive center adjacent to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in southeast Portland. No. One of 4449's career highlights occurred on October 17, 1954, when 4449 and sister 4447 pulled a special 10-car train for the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society from Los Angeles to Owenyo, California, and return. She attended the next year's NRHS Convention in San Jose with No. [6] Since the equipment was considered obsolete, 4449 was not actively chosen for static display. The wiki about locomotives all around the world that anybody can edit!. The two old tough guys stop a bank robbery by taking down the two young armed gunmen, one of whom faints when un-armed Harry and Archie turn the tables on them. The "Tough Guys" wood mock up of the 4449 Author: wattslocal After the big auction last month at Valley Center near Indio, does anyone have any idea of where the wooden 4449 will wind up? Little, died of complications from a heart attack on the set of the film.[2]. Archie then takes Richie back to the coaches and uncouples the train, advising Richie to tell the police that he was kidnapped. A job first at an ice cream parlor and later a restaurant obsolete, 4449 repainted. Foyston, John ( October 20 owned it yard and is soon joined by Harry parlor and a... 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