Grand Trunk Western
Grand Trunk Western Locomotives
Circa 1937-1942, compiled from various sources

Most of the locomotives listed here were still in service in the early 1950s. These locomotives were part of the Canadian National roster, but were separately identified as Grand Trunk or Grand Trunk Western for service in the United States. Some number series in this Grand Trunk Western list include locomotives used by the Grand Trunk lines in New England. Because the Canadian National system used a percentage rating instead of a tractive effort figure, the tractive effort given for most classes is approximate. For surviving steam locomotives, visit the Grand Trunk Western page in Wes Barris' North American Steam Locomotive site.

Type Class Road
Numbers
Cylinders Driver
 Diameter  
Boiler
Pressure
Locomotive
Weight
 Tractive 
Effort
Builder and Year Remarks
0-6-0 O-18-b 7474-7498 22x26 51 175 174,000 37,000 Lima, 1920

Shown on 1937 roster.

0-6-0 O-18-d 7519-7521 22x26 56 190 180,000 36,000 Lima, 1923  
0-6-0 O-19-a 7522-7526 21x28 51 190 165,000 39,000 Alco, 1919  
0-8-0 P-4-d 8222-8226 26x30 56 180 249,000 55,000 Lima, 1923

Those remain­ing in 1956 renum­bered as follows: 8222 = 8447; 8226 = 8448.

0-8-0 P-5-a 8300-8304 22x28 51 200 208,000 45,000 Alco, 1923  
0-8-0 P-5-b 8305-8319 22x28 51 200 211,000 45,000 Alco, 1924  
0-8-0 P-5-c 8320-8329 22x28 51 220 214,000 50,000 Lima, 1927  
0-8-0 P-5-e 8340-8349 22x28 51 220 211,200 50,000 Baldwin, 1927  
0-8-0 P-5-g 8370-8381 22x28 51 220 215,150 49,691 Baldwin, 1929  
0-8-2 S-1-g,h 3515-3517, 3520, 3522, 3523 27x30 63 179 279,400 52,000 Schenectady, 1918

Rebuilt from 2-8-2s. 3523 re­num­bered to 3522 in June, 1956; others pre­sum­ably scrapped by then.

2-8-0 N-4-d 2664-2668, 2671-2673, 2676-2683 23x32 63 180 211,200 40,000 Brooks and Schenectady, 1907,1911

2664, 2665, 2669, 2671-2673, 2676 built 1907; 2666-2668, 2677-2683 built 1911. All or some of the N-4-d and N-4-d class were built as cross-com­pounds and con­verted to sim­ple oper­ation around 1926.

2-8-0 N-4-e 2670, 2674-2675, 2684 23x32 63 180 211,200 40,000 Brooks and Schenectady, 1907,1911

2670, 2674, 2675 built 1907; 2684 built 1911. This subclass had Stephenson valve gear until retired.

2-8-2 S-1-f 3405, 3407-3409, 3413 27x30 63 175 283,000 52,000 Schenectady, 1913  
2-8-2 S-1-f 3430-3450 27x30 63 175 272,100 52,000 Baldwin, 1913

Class includes both GT and GTW locomotives.

2-8-2 S-1-g,h 3518, 3519, 3524 27x30 63 175 284,800 52,000 Schenectady, 1918  
2-8-2 S-3-a 3700-3739 26x30 63 200 290,000 55,000 Schenectady, 1918

U.S.R.A. light Mikado de­sign; class in­cludes 15 GT and 25 GTW loco­mo­tives. Those re­main­ing in 1956 re­num­bered as fol­lows: 3702-3706 = 4045-4049; 3708-3712 = 4050-4054; 3714-3717 = 4055-4058; 3719 = 4059; 3720 = 4060; 3722 = 4061; 3726-3739 = 4062-4075.

2-8-2 S-3-b 3740-3747 26x30 63 200 306,500 55,000 Schenectady, 1923

Those remain­ing in 1956 re­num­bered as fol­lows: 3740 = 4076; 3742-3747 = 4077-4082.

2-8-2 S-3-c 3748-3757 26x30 63 200 306,500 55,000 Schenectady, 1924

Those remain­ing in 1956 re­num­bered as fol­lows: 3748 = 4083; 3750-3757 = 4084-4091.

4-6-0 I-6-b 1552,1553 21x26 73 180 177,800 24,000 Schenectady, 1898

Probably scrapped by mid-1940s.

4-6-0 I-7-a 1579-1581 22x26 69 200 198,100 31,000 Schenectady, 1904

Probably scrapped by mid-1940s.

4-6-0 I-8-a 1599, 1619-1625 21x26 73 1750 167,300 23,000 Various Builders, 1906-1908

Probably scrapped by mid-1940s.

4-6-2 J-3-a 5030-5048 23x28 69 185 224,100 34,000 Baldwin, 1912  
4-6-2 K-3-f 5609 23x28 73 195 229,000 34,000 GT, 1920  
4-6-2 K-3-d 5611 23x28 73 195 229,000 34,000 Baldwin, 1912  
4-6-2 K-4-a 5627-5631 25x28 73 200 285,500 40,800 Alco, 1924  
4-6-2 K-4-b 5632-5634 25x28 73 215 299,350 43,800 Baldwin, 1929

Equipped with vestibule cab.

4-8-2 U-1-c 6037-6041 26x30 73 210 354,110 49,590 Baldwin, 1925

Later fully or par­tially equipped with disc drivers. The CNR system U-1-a through U-1-e classes had the "Indirect" or "reverse" configuration of the Walschaert valve gear.

4-8-4 U-3-a 6300-6311 26½x30 73 250 399,000 60,000 Alco, 1927

Sent to CNR or GT after deliv­ery of U-3-b class.

4-8-4 U-3-b 6312-6336 26x30 73 250 403,000 59,034 Alco, 1942-1943  
4-8-4 U-4-b 6405-6410 24x30 77 275 382,700 52,500 Lima, 1938  
Diesel B+B   7730   33   140,000 40,000 Brill, 1929

Boxcab switcher for the Mil­wau­kee ferry dock.