Vintage Grand Trunk Western’s #6325

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Rare footage of the locomotive that pulled President Harry S Truman’s election campaign train in 1946!

Since retired, Grand Trunk Railroad’s #6325 saw service as a dual purpose locomotive that could easily handle up to sixteen passenger cars or up to eighty freight cars. Being a Northern type locomotive with a 4-8-4 wheel arrangement, she had plenty of power.

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She is currently housed at the Age of Steam Roundhouse in Sugarcreek, Ohio, as part of the Jerry Jacobson collection pending restoration.

Quick facts about Grand Trunk Western’s #6325

    Rail Line: originally built for the Grand Trunk Railroad
  • Builder: ALCO – American Locomotive Works 1942
  • Locomotive: Northern Type
  • Wheel arrangement: 4-8-4
  • Locomotive weight: 403,000 lbs
  • Purpose: mixed freight and fast passenger service

If you’ve ever seen #6325 on the high iron we would love to hear your comments!

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