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Deschutes Daylight SP 4449 Portland to Bend DVD Train Video

Deschutes Daylight SP 4449 Portland to Bend DVD Train Video 7idea Productions 7I4449DVD
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Southern Pacific Daylight Number 4449 is one of the most beautiful and well known steam locomotives in America! Watching her traverse the Pacific Northwest with a colorful consist of vintage passenger cars is always a sight to behold.

7idea and Marcam Productions have teamed up to present a fascinating look at the SP 4449 traveling the BNSF mainline through the Columbia River Gorge and the Deschutes River Canyon. This action-packed program features highlights from steam excursions between Portland and Bend, Oregon from 2006, 2012 and 2017, plus trips to Wishram, Washington in 2011 celebrating 4449’s 70th year!

Like a “greatest hits” collection, this carefully crafted program offers fantastic coverage of the route using the best scenes from each excursion. Sit back and enjoy a 500 mile round trip through some of the most scenic country in the western United States!

This program was jointly produced by Marcam Productions and 7idea Productions. Cover photos by Camron Settlemier.

1 hour 22 minutes

WIDESCREEN DVD or 1080 Hi-Definition Blu-ray

May be viewed with or without narration.

Frame grabs:

SP4449 races through Pleasant Valley Washington in the summer of 2017.

SP4449 races through Pleasant Valley Washington in the summer of 2017.


The Deschutes Steam Special crosses the Columbia at Celilo as it enters the Oregon Trunk Subdivision in 2006.

The Deschutes Steam Special crosses the Columbia at Celilo entering the Oregon Trunk in 2006.


Fans are treated to a photo runby at Oakbrook, deep in the Deschutes River Canyon.

Fans are treated to a photo runby at Oakbrook, deep in the Deschutes River Canyon.


The classic GS4 makes some nice stack talk thanks to the 1.5% grade at Trout Creek.

The classic GS4 makes some nice stack talk thanks to the 1.5% grade at Trout Creek.


The special glides through Gateway

The special glides through Gateway.


A 2012 steam special makes a photo runby over the Willow Creek Bridge near Madras, Oregon.

A 2012 steam special makes a photo runby over the Willow Creek Bridge near Madras, Oregon.


The 4449 passes the Smith Rocks as it steams toward its destination of Bend, Oregon.

The 4449 passes the Smith Rocks as it steams toward its destination of Bend, Oregon.


 



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DVD Item#:7I4449DVD
Blu-ray Item#:7I4449BD
Runtime:1 Hour, 22 Mins
Producer:7idea Productions
Aspect Ratio:Wide Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD or BLU-RAY
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  3 of 5


If you love steam, you'll really enjoy this one. However, if you're like me, I like steam but nothing extra special, you'll find the videography up to 7Ideas' standards, beautiful scenery, but otherwise this is just a so-so video. It's OK and I'll keep it, but it's not one of my favorites.

Additional remarks by Rail Buff:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.

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