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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-8A Running Fast Out of Chicago, 1971
Title:  CB&Q (Burlington Route) E-8A Running Fast Out of Chicago, 1971
Description:  In March of 1971, EMD E-8 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 passenger train. The EMD E-8 was a 2,250 horsepower A1A-A1A locomotive produced between 1949 and 1954 by GM's Electro-Motive division. 450 of these locomotives were produced. with 38 going to the CB&Q. 58 E-8s have been preserved, making the E-8 one of the best-preserved classes of first-generation diesel power in the U.S.
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)
Views:  1469   Comments: 9
BN 9936 (ex-CB&Q 9949B) and BN 9920 (ex-CB&Q 9935B) With #1, The Denver Zephyr
Title:  BN 9936 (ex-CB&Q 9949B) and BN 9920 (ex-CB&Q 9935B) With #1, The Denver Zephyr
Description:  A month before Amtrak.
Photo Date:  3/30/1971  Upload Date: 9/12/2008 1:38:01 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9936(E8A) BN 9920(E7A)
Views:  1059   Comments: 3


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