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Footage of the Great Northern derailment of June 6, 1969 at Marysville, Washington.
Northern Pacific passenger pool train #407 between Auburn and Kalama, Washington. Film note says, "New CTC"
I add, "It was a dark and dreary trip..."
This is the last from reel 2 of the TrackWalker family home movies. I will choose another reel and have it transferred to DVD sometime this spring and then pick out the NP stuff to post.
Everett Turn waiting to leave Lowell on the GN mainline. Then down to Renton.
If anyone can figure out where the last two scenes are filmed I would greatly appreciate a response.
Short clip with Northern Pacific #408 northbound at Kent, Washington. A retired Port of Olympia steam locomotive and the North Coast Limited southbound next to the Holgate Street roundhouse (not seen) in Seattle.
Reel Two, 1959
The first two of many short 8mm clips of the railroad I have edited out from the TrackWalker family home movies taken by my dad.
Northern Pacific Stacy Street Yard, 1959
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