EMD SD40-2

Numbered 6358-6524, Conrail's SD40-2s were found system wide heading up trains of all varieties as well as working on helpers over the famous Horseshoe Curve on the Pittsburgh Line.

Conrail acquired its SD40-2 fleet new from EMD in 1977, 78 and 79.

Conrail's SD40-2s had a feature unique to the road, the substitution of EMD's older Flexicoil trucks in place of the newly developed (and mistakenly believed to be flawed) HTC trucks that were delivered to all other SD40-2 owners.

Afternoon at State Line on 8/3/83. (08)

SD40-2 6441 and C30-7 6606 are the second half of SEBO's power this day.

CR 6358 at Cresson PA 2/8/98

Conrail's first SD40-2, CR 6358, is seen here at Cresson PA on 2/8/98.

CR 6359

CR 6359 date and location unknown

CR 6360 (SD40-2)

CR 6360 on the point of an eastbound at Belmont Jct, Phila. PA on 3/3/84. Unit went to NS 3331 at the split.

CR 6360 and 6279 Altoona, PA 1981

Conrail SD40 6279 (ex-PC 6279) is joined by SD40-2 6360 to shove a westbound hopper train up around Benny Curve back in 1981.

CR 6360 at the Brickyard in Altoona, PA 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6360 is seen leading a 4-banger helper set west at the Brickyard in Altoona, PA in 1993. 16 years after arriving on the railroad, it looks like she has worked hard enough to earn her first re-paint, sporting a clean coat of blue with the new white numberboards and white frame stripe.

CR 6360 EB at Belmont Jct, Phila. PA 3/84

CR 6360, 7798, 7932, and 3206 are on an eastbound at Belmont Jct. in Phila. PA on 3/3/84.

CR 6360 EB at Belmont Jct, Phila. PA 3/84

CR 6360, 7798, 7932, and 3206 are on an eastbound at Belmont Jct. in Phila. PA on 3/3/84.

CR 6361 at Bennington Curve

Conrail SD40-2 6361 is trailing on a westbound empty coal train at Bennington Curve in 1982.

CR 6361 at Cresson, PA

Conrail SD40-2 6361 is seen heading east at Cresson, PA in 1991.

CR 6361 at Cresson, PA 1991

Conrail SD40-2 6361 heads east towards MO tower in Cresson in 1991.

CR 6361 at Cresson, PA 3/14/98.

CR 6361 is seen at Cresson, PA on 3/14/98.

CR 6361 at South Fork, PA 6/8/97

CR 6361 is seen at South Fork, PA on 6/8/97.

CR 6361 in Altoona, 9/84

CR 6361 is trailing on a westbound at Works, Altoona, PA on 9/6/84.

CR 6361 on TV6 at Becket, MA 8/1985

SBSE digs itself a little further out of the cut as TV-6 continues downgrade.

CR 6362

CR 6362 date and location unknown

CR 6362 at Cresson PA 2/8/98

CR 6362 is seen at Cresson PA on 2/8/98.

CR 6362 at Duncannon, PA. on 12/28/92.

SD40-2 6362 leads a PIMO through some nasty sleet at CP Cannon in Duncannon, PA. on Dec. 28, 1992.

CR 6362 at Horseshoe Curve in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6362 is seen shoving on the rear of a westbound TV train at Horseshoe Curve in 1993.

CR 6362 eastbound at Horseshoe Curve in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6362 is seen running light eastbound down Horseshoe Curve in 1993.

CR 6362 Sayre, PA 1/79

A crew waits for a westbound as SD40-2 6362 idles at the ready track 1/15/79

CR 6362, 6363 & 6358 at Cresson PA 2/8/98

CR 6362, 6363 & 6358 are seen at Cresson PA on the cold evening of 2/8/98.

CR 6363 at Cresson PA 2/8/98

CR 6363 is seen at Cresson PA on 2/8/98.

CR 6363 at Pitcairn, PA in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6363 is seen shoving on the rear of an eastbound coal train at Pitcairn, PA in 1993. Very heavy trains could require helpers even on the less-tortuous grades between Johnstown and Pittsburgh.

CR 6364 & 6379 at Conemaugh, PA 3/14/98

CR 6364 & 6379 are seen running lite at Conemaugh PA on 3/14/98.

CR 6364 at Conemaugh, PA 3/14/98

CR 6364 is seen at Conemaugh PA on 3/14/98.

CR 6364 at Cresson PA 7/30/97

CR 6364 is seen at Cresson PA on 7/30/97.

CR 6364 at Horseshoe Curve in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6364 is seen shoving on the rear of a westbound TV train at Horseshoe Curve in 1993.

CR 6364 at Lilly, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6364 is seen shoving on the rear of an eastbound coal train at Lilly, PA on 10/11/1998

CR 6364 on Rear of Eastbound, Altoona, PA 8/31/91

CR 6364 and 6377 helpers are on the rear of an eastbound coal train at "Works" on 8/31/91, amongst a sea of stored cars and locomotives.

CR 6364 Susquehanna, PA 8/26/1979

A Westbound passes under the old coaling tower at the site of the old Erie yard in Susquehanna.

CR 6365 & 6389 at Summerhill PA 2/8/98

CR 6365 & 6389 are seen shoving a EB at Summerhill PA on 2/8/98.

CR 6365 Altoona, PA 7-24-1978

Former PC SD-45 6116 and CR SD-40-2 6365 on pusher duty at Altoona in July, 1978.

CR 6365 at Altoona PA 10/5/97

CR 6365 is seen at Altoona PA on 10/5/97.

CR 6365 at Altoona PA 7/30/97

CR 6365 is seen at Altoona PA on 7/30/97.

CR 6365 at Cresson, PA in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is seen shoving on the rear of a westbound freight at Cresson, PA in 1993.

CR 6365 at Horseshoe Curve in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is seen assisting an eastbound freight down Horseshoe Curve in 1993.

CR 6365 at Summerhill, PA in 1993

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is seen shoving on the rear of an eastbound freight at Summerhill, PA in 1993.

CR 6365 Being Serviced at Morrisville, PA

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is receiving some maintenance at the Morrisville diesel shop in 1983.

CR 6365 Gallitzin, PA 1981

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is seen heading west at CP-UN in Gallitzin, PA in 1981.

CR 6365 Greensburg, PA 10/83

Three SD40-2's power TV11 up and over @ Greensburg, PA

CR 6366 & 6389 shoving TV61 at Altoona, PA 5/15/98

CR 6366 & 6389 are seen shoving TV61 west at the Brickyard in Altoona, PA on 5/15/98 at 4:12p.

CR 6366 & 6412 at Lilly, PA 6/8/97

CR 6366 & 6412 are seen heading west at Lilly, PA at 6/8/97.

CR 6366 (SD40-2)

CR 6366 was at the engine terminal in S. Phila. PA on 2/20/82. It was renumbered to NS 3336 at the split.

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