4496 - Dwight D Eisenhower details on steamloco.info

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Together with the Dominion of Canada this engine left its base in the US for a trip back to the UK in 2011. In 2014 it returned to the museum.

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History

DateEventOwnerSeriesIdentification
1937 Build for London and North Eastern Railway A4 Golden Shuttle/ 4496
1945 Renamed by London and North Eastern Railway A4 Dwight D Eisenhower/ 4496
1946 Renumbered by London and North Eastern Railway A4 Dwight D Eisenhower/ 8
1948 Take over by British Railways A4 Dwight D Eisenhower/ 60008
1963 Gift to National Railroad Museum A4 Dwight D Eisenhower/ 60008

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