Friday, February 28, 2014

Grand Trunk Western 4-8-4 #6323

Grand Trunk Western U3b 4-8-4 #6323 at the Illinois Railway Museum on May 23, 2004

Grand Trunk Western #6323 was built in January 1942 by Alco. It is a Class U3b  4-8-4. It was retired by Grand Trunk Western and sold to Fred Crew of Detroit, Michigan in November, 1961. Following Mr. Crew’s death in October 1971, his estate sold the locomotive to Robert Johnson, also of Detroit, in August, 1973. In August 1981, the locomotive was moved to the Illinois Railway Museum.

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