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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:EMD F3ABuilt As:CBQ 117A (F3A)
Serial Number:4406Order No:E790-A
Frame Number:E790-A3Built:10/1947
Notes:blt 10/1947, traded 3/1967
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 117A(F3A)
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CBQ 117A
Title:  CBQ 117A
Description:  A set of Burlington F3 diesels pass through the Galesburg, Illinois, yard in October 1959, passing by a number of Burlington steam locomotives stored near the now-obsolete coaling tower. (Frank "Woody" Woodburn photo)
Photo Date:  10/1/1959  Upload Date: 2/3/2013 9:16:09 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Frank "Woody" Woodburn
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 117A(F3A)
Views:  456   Comments: 2
CBQ 117A
Title:  CBQ 117A
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy F3 diesels get washed at the road’s Galesburg, Illinois, engine facility in October 1959. Note the coupler cover on F3A 117-A’s pilot. (Frank "Woody" Woodburn photo, Craig Walker collection)
Photo Date:  10/1/1959  Upload Date: 2/3/2013 9:22:44 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Frank "Woody" Woodburn
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 117A(F3A)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
Old EMDs
Title:  Old EMDs
Description:  CB&Q F3 117A and GP7 243 at Savanna, Illinois around September 1962, by George Kantola.
Photo Date:  9/1/1962  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 4:35:40 PM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  George Kantola
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 117A(F3A) CBQ 243(GP7)
Views:  639   Comments: 0
CB&Q 117AB in 1964
Title:  CB&Q 117AB in 1964
Description:  Third unit is probably an F7A.
Photo Date:  9/11/1964  Upload Date: 10/25/2006 9:50:54 AM
Location:  Montgomery, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  CBQ 117A(F3A) CBQ 117B(F3B)
Views:  1231   Comments: 2
CB&Q F3 117A
Title:  CB&Q F3 117A
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad F3 117A eastbound at Naperville, Illinois, December 18, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler This locomotive was built in October 1947 (c/n 4406) on EMD Order E790A and was traded to GE on a U28B order in March 1967. Trailing units are an F3B or F7B, a GP30, and a GP35.
Photo Date:  12/18/1965  Upload Date: 3/18/2008 4:19:04 PM
Location:  Naperville, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CBQ 117A(F3A)
Views:  1072   Comments: 1


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