Stephen Carl Baldwin's Collection
Owner: Burlington Northern
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:CBQ 9943B (E8A)
Serial Number:9686Order No:2012
Frame Number:2012-A13Built:3/1950
Notes:blt as CB&Q 9943B to AMTK 334
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 334(E8A) CBQ 9943B(E8A) BN 9936(E8A) AMTK 464(E8A)
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CB&Q (Burlington Route) E-7A Running Fast Out of Chicago, 1971
Title:  CB&Q (Burlington Route) E-7A Running Fast Out of Chicago, 1971
Description:  In March of 1971, EMD E-7 9936, still lettered for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and paired with a sister A-unit, speeds out of Chicagos Union Station with an afternoon rush hour commuter train. The EMD E-7 was a 2,000 horsepower A1A-A1A locomotive produced between 1945 and 1949 by GMs Electro-Motive division. 428 of these locomotives were produced. with 44 going to the CB&Q. Only one E-7A unit survives today: Pennsylvania Railroad 5901, at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  3/17/1971  Upload Date: 2/18/2013 11:32:02 AM
Location:  Chicago Union Station, IL
Author:  Stephen Carl Baldwin
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9936(E8A)
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