EMD SD35 - Page 2

Conrail received 52 EMD SD35's to their roster in April, 1976.  The Penn Central provided 40 units in series 6000-6039. and the Central Railroad of New Jersey provided 12 units in series 6040-6051.

EMD's SD35, built between June 1964 and January 1966 produced 2,500hp by an EMD 567D3A 16-cylinder prime mover. 

CR 6038 Marysville, PA 6-18-1977

CR SD-35 6038 leads leased CNW GP-30 818 and F-7A 1729 as they roll off Rockville Bridge toward Enola yard in June, 1977.

CR 6039 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

CR pushers SD35 6039, SD40 6311, SD45 6204, and SD40 6318 push hard on Conrail-lettered, but still in PC green, N7-A class caboose 21635 as they pound up Horseshoe on May 22, 1977.

A crewmen in the SD35 enjoys the enthusiastic response of the crowd awaiting the pass through of RDG 4-8-4 #2102.

CR 6039 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

As the crewmen of 6311 watch the crowd, CR pushers SD35 6039, SD40 6311, SD45 6204, and SD40 6318 pound up Horseshoe on May 22, 1977. Steam railfans were spread all around the Curve awaiting the arrival of RDG 4-8-4 #2101 and helper Cuyahoga Valley Line 2-8-2 #4070 later that day.

CR 6039 in Washington, MA. in 10/1978.

SD35 6039 is second out on a westbound at MP 138 in Washington, MA. in October, 1978.

CR 6041 (ex CNJ) heads east 'round the curve at Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA. July 10, 1983

Conrail SD-35 #6041 (ex CNJ) heads east 'round the curve at Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA. July 10, 1983.

CR 6041 - SD35 at Cresson, PA

Former CNJ 2502 is seen at Cresson, PA on 4/29/1984.

CR 6041 at Bennington Curve

Conrail SD35 6041 (ex-CNJ 2502) is seen trailing behind class N5C 23043 at Bennington Curve in 1983.

CR 6041 at Bennington Curve in 1984

Conrail SD35 6041 (ex-CNJ 2502) is seen drifting downgrade into Bennington Curve in 1984.

CR 6041 at Gallitzin in 1982

Conrail SD35 6041 (ex-CNJ 2502) is part of a helper set seen heading west at Gallitzin, PA in 1982.

CR 6041 Rochester, NY 7/1977

An Eastbound arrives at Goodman Street to work the yard.

CR 6044 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

CR SD40 6300 (ex-PC 6047) leads SD35's 6044 (ex-CNJ 2505) and 6034 down the Curve on May, 22, 1977.

 

Crowds of steam railfans were all around the Curve awaiting the arrival of RDG 4-8-4 #2101 and helper Cuyahoga Valley Line 2-8-2 #4070 later that day.

 

CR 6044 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

CR SD-40 6300 (ex-PC 6047) leads SD-35's 6044 (ex-CNJ 2505) and 6034 down the Curve on May, 22, 1977.

 

Crowds of steam railfans were all around the Curve awaiting the arrival of RDG 4-8-4 #2101 and helper Cuyahoga Valley Line 2-8-2 #4070 later that day.

 

CR 6044 at Bennington Curve in 1984

Conrail SD35 6044 (ex-CNJ 2505) is shoving an eastbound freight just west of Bennington Curve in 1984.

CR 6044 at Horseshoe Curve

Conrail SD35 6044 (ex-CNJ 2505) is shoving against class N5C caboose 23087 at Horseshoe Curve in 1983.

CR 6044 at Horseshoe Curve

Conrail SD35 6044 (ex-CNJ 2505) is shoving against class N5C caboose 23087 at Horseshoe Curve in 1983.

CR 6044 Cresson, PA 2-26-1984

Former CNJ 2505 is seen at Cresson, PA on 2/26/1984.

CR 6045 and CR 6282 at Enola, PA

Conrail SD40-2 6282 (ex-PC 6282) and SD35 6045 (ex-CNJ 2506) are seen at Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 6045 at Enola, PA

Conrail SD35 6045 (ex-CNJ 2506) is seen at Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 6046 (ex CNJ) is ready to leave Port Richmond yard and head west. May 19, 1979.

Conrail SD35 6046 (ex CNJ) and GP9 7048 (which now sits on Horseshoe Curve) are ready to leave Port Richmond yard and head west, taken near "B" St. & Tusculum Sts. in Philadelphia, PA. May 19, 1979.

CR 6046 Morrisville, PA 7-9-1978

CR SD-35 6046 (ex-CNJ 2507) works Morrisville yard in July, 1978.

CR 6046 Priceton Jct., NJ 11/78

Local freight A-1 returns to Morrisville on Track 1 at Princeton Jct., NJ

CR 6048 - SD35 at Cresson, PA

Former CNJ 2509 is seen at Cresson, PA on 8/5/1984. Worth noting is the dual 2-chime horns on the cab.

CR 6048 on the Pittsburgh Line in 1984

Conrail SD35 6048 (ex-CNJ 2509) is seen trailing on an eastbound loaded coal train crossing the Little Conemaugh River in 1984.

CR 6049 - SD35 at Rutherford, PA

Former CNJ 2510 in storage at Rutherford, PA on 2/20/1983.

CR 6049 and CR 6051 at Bennington Curve in 1984

Conrail SD35s 6049 (ex-CNJ 2510) and 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) are seen helping an eastbound mixed freight down around Bennington Curve in 1984.

CR 6049 and CR 6051 at Horseshoe Curve in 1984

Conrail SD35s 6049 (ex-CNJ 2510) and 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) are seen drifting eastbound down around Horseshoe Curve in 1984.

CR 6049 and CR 6051 at South Fork in 1984

Conrail SD35s 6049 (ex-CNJ 2510) and 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) are seen crossing the North Fork of the Little Conemaugh River while heading west through South Fork in 1984.

CR 6049 Hornell, NY 8/12/1979

The builders plate on CR 6049, which was an ex CNJ SD-35.

CR 6049 SD35 ex CNJ 02-77

Conrail train MO-7, normally a night time train through Akron on the former PC, has shown up in daylight this day and the reason isn't hard to see. January and February 1977 were brutal for the new Conrail, and the front of this ex Central RR of New Jersey SD-35 shows the signs of passing through some pretty large snow drifts. South St TBS operator Steve Cupp has handed up the 19's and the train will now continue south to work the ex PRR South Akron yards.

CR 6050 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Former CNJ SD-35 2511 (CR 6050) follows U25B 2593 (ex-EL 2524) as they roll by the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977.

CR 6051 at Bennington Curve in 1984

Conrail SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) is seen helping an eastbound freight towards Bennington Curve in 1984.

CR 6051 at CP-Slope in 1984

Conrail SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) is seen helping a westbound auto train attack the mountain as it leaves Altoona, PA in 1984.

CR 6051 CNJ SD35 2512 Akron June 1976

One Central Railroad Company of New Jersey SD35 and three Erie Lackawanna GP35's have train TV-98 in tow at South St TBS in Akron,Ohio in June 1976. This train will cross from the "PC side" to the "EL side" for the remainder of it's trip to Croxton.

CR 6051 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Smoking CR SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) and U30B 2843 join with GP40-2 3338 in a nine-unit lashup at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 6083 at Bennington Curve in 1984

Conrail SD45 6083 (ex-EL 3618) is seen helping an eastbound TV train around Bennington Curve in 1984.

CR 6321 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977 (1)

CR SD35 6017 leads SD40 6321 on a railfan special on May 22, 1977. The many railfans were waiting for RDG 4-8-4 #2102 and Cuyahoga Valley Lines 2-8-2 #4070 to make their run through this day.

CR 6351 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Helpers CR SD-40 6351 (ex-PC 6098) and SD-35 6031 roll back down the hill for more pusher duty in March, 1978.

CR 6351 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Helpers CR SD40 6351 (ex-PC 6098) and SD35 6031 are dwarfed by the immensity of Horseshoe as they roll back down the hill for more pusher duty in March, 1978.

CR 6366 and 6024 Lead a Southern Freight On Burnside Bridge, Kentucky September 25, 1983

Southern Railroad Northbound action is powered by Conrail SD40-2 6366 and SD35 6024 and SOU SD40-2s 3326 & 3258 on Burnside Bridge, Kentucky September 25, 1983.

EL 3319 Bogota, NJ 11-28-1976

NE-2 approaches CP-7 to run the siding from 7 to 13 meeting three southbounds.

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