EMD Based Test Bed Q1

Conrail 006 (later renumbered to Q1) was a test bed unit designed to test prime movers being worked on at the Juniata shops in Altoona PA. It was created from an SD45, CR 6097, nee-EL 3632, which wore the EL's bicentennial paint. Q1 survived through the end of the Conrail era and still serves NS at Juniata.

Conrail Q1

Conrail prime mover test unit Q1 is seen at the Juniata Shops in January, 1992. This unit was formerly CR 6097, nee-EL 3632, which wore the EL's bicentennial paint.

CR Q#1

Even though this has appeared before, here is a shot of CR Q#1, the prime mover test bed made from former CR SD45 6097. Photographed on December 13th, 1994 at JLS by Terry Nardella, collection of Steve Ondik.

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