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Owner: Burlington Northern
Model:EMD F3ABuilt As:GN 266A (F3A)
Serial Number:3490Order No:E688
Frame Number:E688-A2Built:12/1946
Notes:Blt. 11/46, ex-GN #359C, nee-#226 (1st), sold 11/73 to Simon & Sons
Other locos with this serial:  GN 359(F3A) BN 9710(F3A)
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BN #9710
Title:  BN #9710
Description:  BN F3A #9710 (ex-GN #359C, nee-#226 [1st]) and 2 additional ex-GN F Units are the power for an unknown eastbound passenger train departing St. Paul Union Depot. This could be the EMPIRE BUILDER, as besides the ex-GN power, the first car is an ex-GN baggage-RPO, the second car is an ex-GN baggage-express, the third car might be an ex-GN baggage-dormitory, and the fourth car is ex-GN as well. Scanned with an Epson V550 from a duplicate 35mm slide, brand is unknown. Photographer and date are unknown.
Photo Date:  5/14/1970  Upload Date: 2/17/2017 9:59:04 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9710(F3A)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
The Empire Builder headed to Chicago at St Paul Union Depot in 1970.
Title:  The Empire Builder headed to Chicago at St Paul Union Depot in 1970.
Description:  The BN operated passenger trains like the GN Empire Builder with merged passenger cars until the formation of Amtrak. This is at St Paul Union Depot in 1970.
Photo Date:  5/14/1970  Upload Date: 9/9/2011 3:08:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  BN 9710(F3A)
Views:  907   Comments: 0
BN 9710 South
Title:  BN 9710 South
Description:  Not the best picture but my only picture of the Fern Turn using passenger painted F's.
Photo Date:  7/29/1971  Upload Date: 2/10/2015 5:56:49 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9710(F3A) BN 9745(F7B)
Views:  402   Comments: 0
BN 9710 South
Title:  BN 9710 South
Description:  Leave it to the Fern Turn to bring something unusual for power.
Photo Date:  7/29/1971  Upload Date: 2/10/2015 5:57:38 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9774(F7A) BN 9745(F7B) BN 9710(F3A)
Views:  478   Comments: 0


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