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Canadian National Railways

F3A and F3B 1500 hp EMD 65 mph

CNR had two A-B-A sets of F3's A's 9000, 9002, 9003 and 9005. B's 9001 and 9004

GTW had 22 A units 9006-9027. No B units.

Note: 9016-9027 were "F5's" a pseudo model not actually assigned by EMD.
These were a newer version of the F3 built prior to introduction of the F7 model.

9000 F3A EMD #5888 5/1948 Preserved 11/1971 at Alberta Railway Museum, Edmonton. Roman Litarchuk

9005 F3A EMD 5891 5/1948 Vancouver 8/21/1956 Peter Cox

Note: This unit was wrecked and rebuilt by GMD with a GP9 carbody and numbered 4824.
It had a 16-567B 1500 hp prime mover and Blomberg trucks later converted to flexicoil trucks.

9003 in new CN paint scheme.




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