Fwd: Fw: Dinky Line
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Tue Apr 7 08:50:49 EDT 2015
GTW had its own depot in downtown Detroit, but from the background in the
photo, this appears to have been taken at Fort Street Union Depot, now long
On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 12:30 PM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> based on a little internet searching,
> the engine appears to be a Grand Trunk Western 4-8-4 Lima built U class.
> On 2015-04-03 07:12, NW Mailing List wrote:
>> Note the VGN boxcar to the right of the locomotive. This is in
>> Detroit, MI
>> K. Borg
>> http://nwhs.org/mailinglist/2015/20150403.01.png 
>> Sent: 4/2/2015 3:02:24 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time
>>> Subj: Fw: Dinky Line
>>> Received this really nice shot from Roger Meade.
>>> Chuck G.
>>> Here is a photo from my collection taken from about the same
>>> location in May of 1959. The phptographer's name I believe is
>>> Washington. The photo was in a pocket in a large bulletin book that
>>> was given to my Dad when he retired, signed and with notes and cards
>>> from many GTW folks from Detroit and Pontiac. A nice shot of better
>>> times in Detroit. Probably train #72 judging by the shadows.
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