In 1986, 4449 went to Hollywood to appear in Tough Guys, and pulled business trains for the Southern Pacific. The crash mockup for the 4449 end-of-track scene in the movie Tough Guys. 4449 almost crash into a car in "Tough Guys". Holst died in 1972 and sadly never got to see 4449 return to operation.. The final scenes involved the #4449 reaching the "End of … No. After the arrival of newer GS-4s and GS-5s, 4449 was assigned to Golden State Route and Sunset Route passenger trains. No soundtrack album was released, and frontman Anthony Kiedis was quoted as saying they recorded it solely for the movie and had no intention of releasing it themselves. SP 4449 has been paired-up with other … On Rotten Tomatoes it has an approval rating of 57% based on 14 reviews. 4449 was repainted into the American Freedom Train paint scheme again in early 2002 after the events of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Seller: Grahams I-15 Auctions. The locomotive was then restored to operation for use in the American Freedom Train, which toured the 48 contiguous United States as part of the nation's 1976 Bicentennial celebration. Archie, still allowed to work at age 67, takes a job first at an ice cream parlor and later a restaurant. "southern pacific 4449" movie prop from the 1986 film 'tough guys' desert center, ca 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. "Third Locomotive in Oaks Collection". A dummy of 4449 appeared in some of the scenes of the film. SP 4449 under steam in Tacoma, Washington in June, 2011. 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. The 7,477-mile (12,033 km) round trip was the longest steam train excursion in the history of the United States.. The train left its home at Brooklyn Roundhouse on July 2 and left the city of Portland the following day on July 3. Corral (1957), The Devil's Disciple (1959), and Seven Days in May (1964), becoming something of a team in the public's eye. , Tough Guys received mixed reviews from critics. Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone. Tired of trying to adjust, Harry and Archie go back to their old ways. 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. 4449 returned to Railfair '91 in Sacramento, again with UP 844 and UP 3985 and the newly restored Southern Pacific 2472. 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. 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. Tough Guys, Movie, 1986 . 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. Kanew directed Gotcha! Other crime caper films involving older perpetrators include: This article is about the 1986 comedy. 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. 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. Pictures provided by: Ralph, edsel.com, police car fan. 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. Directed by Jeff Kanew.  From 1981 to 2012, No.  In the fall of 2004, 4449 returned to the classic Daylight paint scheme, this time in its "as delivered" appearance. 1981 BMW 320i . Harry refuses, but Archie decides to do it anyway with or without his help.  In late 2019, the locomotive was scheduled to haul the annual 40 minute round trip "Holiday Express" fundraisers through Portland's Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge along the Willamette River during November and December of that year.. 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. (April 25, 1958). They decide to take the train to Mexico, but find, unfortunately, the tracks end a few feet from the border. In 1958, when most of the GS class engines had already been scrapped, a then black-and-silver painted 4449 was removed from storage and donated on April 24, 1958, to the City of Portland, Oregon, where it was placed on outdoor public display in Oaks Park. The locomotive is a streamlined 4-8-4 "Northern" type steam locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive Works in May 1941.  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. 1978 Chevrolet Caprice Classic. , Then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan viewed this film at Camp David in September 1986.. Richie, disguised as a SWAT officer, boards the train and starts it moving again. In the screenplay, the 4449 was hijacked, and then crashed through the Mexican border in the movie; however, a wooden and fabric full-size scale model was used to depict the crash. 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.  Because the original whistle was stolen, two replacement whistles were fitted to the locomotive: a Hancock 3 chime from a Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway Challenger which was taken off the Spokane, Portland and Seattle 700, and a Southern Pacific Railroad 6 Chime whistle. 1947 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible. I own none of the content contained in this video. Audio is from the movie, Tough Guys 1986. The locomotive was prominently featured in the 1986 movie “Tough Guys” and also appeared in the 1990 film “Come See The Paradise.” Martin Hansen, an attorney and crew member for the 4449 group, says this new film project has been in the works for nearly three years. Janet Jackson sings the song, "Nasty," during Harry and Archie's lesson in Street Fighting with a local street gang. 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. Deke Yablonski (Charles Durning), the police officer who first arrested Harry and Archie, soon arrives with a full SWAT team. The last shots of the train used a full-scale wood and fiberglass mock-up of Engine No. 4449 was retired from revenue service in 1956 and put into storage. On April 26, 1991, No. No. It was traditional for Southern Pacific to paint freight locomotives in black, and 4449 and other GS locomotives received this treatment when the diesels took over their passenger assignments. 28 days ago. Ultimately, neither Archie nor Harry can fit into this 1980s society. A portion of the Eagle Mountain Railroad was used in the filming of the movie. Disney produced a film starring Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster along with SP 4449, so the locomotive took part of filming activities in Los Angeles and outlying areas. After the evaluators determined that 4449's bearings and rods remained in good condition, they selected the locomotive for that task.  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. She attended the next year's NRHS Convention in San Jose with No. 4449 was reassigned to the Coast Division in the early 1950s. Later that same year, 4449 would later appear in the 1990 drama film Come See the Paradise. Only one other true Southern Pacific GS-class steam engine survives, Southern Pacific 4460, a GS-6, which is on static display at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri. En route to the filming of "Tough Guys" with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, the 4449 runs along the Coast Line near Capitan. You must be 13 years of age or older to create a Fandom account and edit here. In 1986, 4449 went to Hollywood to appear in Tough Guys, and pulled business trains for the Southern Pacific. It is all owned by touch stone films and was recorded for audio for an up-comming re-make ;) It was hijacked, and crashed through the mexican border in the movie. The movie was "Tough Guys" starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas. 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? Harry and Archie manage to get away. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Southern Pacific Co. No. In 1986 former Southern Pacific steam locomotive 4449 pulled a train to Southern California for the filming of the movie Tough Guys. 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. Harry reconnects with an old flame named Belle (Alexis Smith), and they sweetly reminisce about old times. Streaming Guide Movies Comedy. The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum wants to know what car names and numbers were pulled by the 4449 to the filming locations in California. 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. No.  From 2016 to 2019, SP 4449 pulled several excursion trains during each year. The engine was then placed on display for the rest of the event. Message: 500 characters remaining. This whistle would remain on the locomotive for the next 21 years. Foyston, John (October 20, 2004). This week’s run marks the first time No. Tough Guys is a 1986 American action comedy film directed by Jeff Kanew and starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, Charles Durning, Dana Carvey and Darlanne Fluegel. Little (Eli Wallach), an elderly hit man with bad eyesight who still has an outstanding contract on them, immediately tries to kill them. Watch Tough Guys. 4449 resided at Union Pacific's (formerly Southern Pacific) Brooklyn roundhouse in Portland along with several other historic steam and diesel locomotives. Then they hijack an armored truck, only to find it empty except for a roll of quarters.  Afterwards, 4449 pulled an Amtrak special, the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion during 1977. No. 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. This is actually something I can rememebr!  It appeared in the summer of 2005 with the then-extant Montana Rockies Rail Tours company pulling (with a diesel helper behind it) two summer excursion trips between Sandpoint, Idaho, and Billings, Montana, including stops at the Livingston Depot. It returned to the city Portland and Brooklyn Roundhouse on October 20. Southern Pacific 4449 also appeared in the 1986 movie Tough Guys as the Gold Coast Flyer. SP 4449 pulling the American Freedom Train in Georgia in 1976. Corral” are picked on by a bunch of callow toughs, the toughs are going to regret they started up. Display options: Also known as: Archie und Harry - Sie können's nicht lassen (Germany) Otra ciudad, otra ley (Spain) Coup double (France) Due tipi incorreggibili (Italy) AM General DJ-5 Dispatcher. #4460 has the third nickname of "Forgotten Daylight" as it has not been restored and partnered with the #4449. 4449 returned to Railfair in … , During its time on display, 4449 was repeatedly vandalized and had many of its external parts stolen, including its builder's plates and whistle. As a result, the locomotive quickly deteriorated. 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. I own none of the content contained in this video. However, Jack Holst, a Southern Pacific employee, looked after 4449 along with two other steam locomotives, SP&S 700 and OR&N 197. Meanwhile, Leon B. No. Archie stops the Flyer just as it's leaving the railroad yard and is soon joined by Harry. In 2000, 4449 was repainted black and silver for a Burlington Northern Santa Fe employee appreciation special. 4449 is being followed by a helicopter. Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone. 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Holst kept the engines' bearings and rods oiled in case they were ever to move again. 4449 is maintained by Doyle McCormack, a retired Union Pacific engineer and collector, along with many volunteers. The reason 4449's mainline runs are limited is due to Amtrak's policy against special excursions. In the case of BNSF, which is a freight railroad, 4449 was given old historical treatment. This has to be the biggest recreation I've ever made so far. The media and dignitaries aboard are surprised, although Harry and Archie gladly answer their questions and pose for pictures. 1986 Streamers Information Rated: K16, 12, PG, G. Runtime: 1m … 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. Upon completion of filming sequences inside Taylor Yard for the movie "Tough Guys",Southern Pacific #4449 awaits departure time to head east out to Eagle Mountain RR in 1986.  On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 54 out of 100, based on eleven critics, indicating "Mixed or average reviews". 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. In the late 1980s, 4449 went to Hollywood to appear in a couple movies including "Tough Guys", and pulled business trains for the Southern Pacific. , Walter Goodman of The New York Times gave the film a positive review, saying, “We know that when the he-men of “Gunfight at the O.K. 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. Adolph Caesar, who was originally going to star as Leon B. The locomotive Southern Pacific 4449 played the Gold Coast Flyer. In 1981, SP 4449 was returned to its original "Daylight" colors for Railfair '81 and the opening of the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, California with UP 8444 and UP 3985. 4449 was placed into service on May 30, 1941, and spent its early career assigned to the Coast Daylight, SP's premier passenger train between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, but it also pulled many other of the SP's named passenger trains.  On this trip, 4449 carried a member's Star Brass 5 Chime whistle off a CB&Q M-4 class Locomotive on the fireman's side. SP 4449 waiting at the Naval Air Station in Miramar, California, on January 15, 1976, when pulling the American Freedom Train . The Fabulous Thunderbirds song "Tuff Enuff" plays during the ending credits.  It was built during World War II, but was never painted the famous Daylight paint scheme.  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. Feel free to visit our Forum for wiki and train related chat!. They crash through, burying the engine partially in the soil of Mexico a few feet across the border. 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. With Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith. Directed by Jeff Kanew. In 1958, the SP donated the locomotive to the City of Portland, Oregon. Rods remained in good condition, they selected the locomotive is a freight Railroad, 4449 went to Hollywood appear. 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