Grand Trunk Western 5628

Grand Trunk Western 5628

Alden H Haight took this dramatic photograph of train No 56. storming out of St. Johns.

On the point is Grand Trunk Western 5628, a class K-4-a pacific type locomotive with a wheel arrangement of 4-6-2. Grand Trunk had five locomotives of this class. Number 5268 had 40,750 pounds of traction at 200 pounds of boiler pressure. Total weight of engine and tender in working order was 488,300 pounds. Tender capacity was 10,000 gallons of water and 18 tons of coal. This locomotive was scrapped in 1960.