Grand Trunk Western 6325

Grand Trunk Western 6325

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Grand Trunk Western 6325 is one of two survivng examples of the Grand Trunk Western Railroad U-3-b class of steam locomotives. The U-3-b class is a 4-8-4 type steam locomotive. Grand Trunk Western 6325 was built in February 1942 by ALCO along with 24 other U-3-b 4-8-4 Northern locomotive numbered 6312 through 6336 as dual service locomotives that were the last new steam power assigned to the GTW. The U-3-b engines were right at home with GTW's road profile and characteristics, running almost a quarter of a million miles between heavy repairs. 6325 could easily handle sixteen passenger cars or eighty car hotshot freights with equal ease on the Chicago division.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 613578918X
  • 9786135789188