CB&Q F7A 168A made it to merger day, but did the BN ever operate it? The 1971 Motive Power Annual seems to say so, there’s a photo of it coupled to other power a couple months after
the merger but I’m not sure if this was for a train or if it was just being shuffled around in storage. The fact that it was traded in to EMD a few months later without being renumbered seems to indicate that it’s operational days on the BN were few if any.
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