Experimental EMD Electrics

Shortly before Conrail decided to pull out the catenary on their electrified lines, they tested two EMD demonstrators, a GM6C and a GM10B.

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EMDX 1975 GM6C waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal on a bright June day in 1977.
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EMDX 1975 GM6C has been busy as evidenced by the road dirt at Harrisburg in June, 1977.
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A lot of road dirt sports the nose of EMDX 1975 at the Harrisburg engine terminal in June, 1977.
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EMDX 1975 at the Harrisburg engine terminal on a bright day in June, 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal in June, 1977.
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Before Conrail pulled the plug on the former PRR electrified freight lines they tested a couple of EMD electric demonstrators. Here EMDX model GM6C #1975 rests at Harrisburg, PA in August 1978.
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EMDX 1975 GM6C hard at work on the Northeast Corridor in Morrisville, PA.
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Powered by GM10C 1975, TV22 exits the Port Road and enters the "Corridor" for remainder of its run to Baltimore...
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EMDX 1976 GM10B sits with pans down at the Harrisburg engine terminal in May, 1977.
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EMDX 1976 appears in short term storage with pans down at Harrisburg in May, 1977. However, the big electric was back in service in July, 1977.
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EMDX 1976 appears in short term storage with pans down at Harrisburg in May, 1977. However, the big electric was back in service in July, 1977.
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CR SD-40 6282 rests in short term storage with electrics EMDX 1976 and E-44 4412 at Harrisburg yard in May, 1977.
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EMDX 1976 rests between CR SD-40 6282 and E-44 4412 in short term storage at Harrisburg yard in May, 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal in June, 1977.
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Covered in some heavy road dirt, EMDX 1976 GM10B sits waiting for another assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal in June, 1977.
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The only clean spot on EMDX 1976 GM10B was the nose as the big electric sat waiting for assignment in Harrisburg in June, 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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Both EMDX units 1975 and 1976 were waiting for assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal this bright day in June 1977.
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EMDX 1976 GM10B waits for another assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal in July, 1977.
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EMDX 1976 GM10B waits for another assignment at the Harrisburg engine terminal in July, 1977.
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EMDX 1976 GM10B heading south on the Northeast Corridor in Morrisville, PA.

Both EMD demonstrators were pulling their weight on the Corridor on March 26, 1977.

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EMDX 1976 GM10B threads mixed freight through the crossover on the Northeast Corridor at Morrisville, PA.

Both EMD demonstrators were pulling their weight on the Corridor on March 26, 1977.

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