GE B30-7R

The GE B23-7R was a manufactuer rebuild program that took older units and rebuilt them to Dash-7 standards. Conrail's B23-7Rs came from its acquisition of the Monongahela. All were modified by the Juniata Shops in the second half of 1993 to 3000hp units, making them B30-7R's.

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CR B30-7R 2031 (ex MGA 2301) at JLS in Altoona, PA on November 24th, 1993. Photo by Terry Nardella, collection of Steve Ondik.
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Conrail B30-7R 2031 (ex Monongahela 2301) with nose wreck damage at JLS on November 15th, 1994. Photo by Terry Nardella, collection of Steve Ondik
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Monongahela Railway Super 7's 2303 and 2304 pass the old station at Mather, Pa with a train of empties. MGA 2303 has a lot of history involved with it, starting life as a Western Pacific U23B. It would become MGA 2303, Conrail 2033 (both patched and in full CRQ), Norfolk Southern 4094, New Castle Industrial RR (in New Castle,Pa) 4094 in full NICR colors, Ohio Central 4094, and finally becoming G&W property last year after the OC was sold to them- still wearing it's colorful New Castle coat.
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Conrail 2034 and 8194 rest between assignments at Conrail's Ashtabula Harbor Ohio Yard.
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A pair of ex MGA Super-7s lead an Eastbound out of Conway Yard.
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CR B30-7R 2035 in fresh quality paint at JLS in Altoona, PA on January 13th, 1994. Terry Nardella photo, collection of Steve Ondik.
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CR B30-7R 2035 still in MGA at Altoona, PA on December 23rd, 1993. Terry Nardella photo, collection of Steve Ondik.
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CR B30-7R 2036 still in it's MGA paint at JLS in Altoona, PA on February 2nd, 1994. Terry Nardella photo, collection of Steve Ondik.
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MGA Super 7's 2308 and 2309 push a train out of the Bailey Mine on the Manor Branch through Time, Pa in April 1991. MGA 2308 would go to NS, 2309 would go to CSX. Check out that EL hopper first out.
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Ohio Central 4099, the former Conrail 2040, departs the CSX yard in Warwick(Clinton), Ohio. The engineers side has a complete paint out of the CR markings, but the far side has had the Conrail name and logo reapplied in non standard fashion. This unit came to Conrail via the MGA- it was their 2310.

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