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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:EMD F3BBuilt As:CBQ 9960B (F3B)
Serial Number:4430Order No:E791
Frame Number:E791-B1Built:10/1947
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 9960B(F3B)
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CB&Q 9960CB in 1964
Title:  CB&Q 9960CB in 1964
Description:  CB&Q 9960CB is seen working the eastbound tracks in Eola Yard on September 1, 1964. The 3-track mineline is mid-picture. This F3AB was part of three sets of ABA F3s bought in 1947 for new California Zephyr because the WP and DRG&W were going to use F units. Because they did not fit well into the E-unit rotation the Q used for intercity and suburban passenger trains, they were regeared for freight operation and their steam generators were removed. However, in this lashup, the third unit is an F7.
Photo Date:  9/1/1964  Upload Date: 11/6/2006 7:55:53 PM
Location:  Eola, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
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Locomotives:  CBQ 9960C(F3A) CBQ 9960B(F3B)
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