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Owner: Canadian National Railways
Model:MLW 4-8-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:68718Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:6/1943, class U-4-a, scrapped 4/1960
Other locos with this serial:  CN 6403(4-8-4)
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CN 4-8-4 #6403
Title:  CN 4-8-4 #6403
Description:  H.L. Goldsmith caught this beautifully streamlined 4-8-4 built by Montreal Locomotive Works in June of 1943 now sitting in the dead/scrap line at Stratford, Ontario yard. Once a crack locomotive on express passenger trains, it now waits for the scrapper's torch which came in April of 1960. Specs - serial #68718, U-4-a class, 77" drivers, impressive 275 psi boiler pressure, 24x30" cylinders, engine weight of 280,280 lb, tractive effort of 52,457 lb.
Photo Date:  6/11/1958  Upload Date: 3/5/2019 7:28:21 AM
Location:  Stratford, ON
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CN 6403(4-8-4)
Views:  121   Comments: 1


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