GE C36-7 - Page 3

In 1985, Conrail purchased 25 3,750hp C36-7's and assigned them to the 6620-6644 series. The C36-7's were built in June of 1985 on the same frame as the C30-7, and weren't a popular model among railroads. Two units (6620, 6621) were actually assigned Ballast Express service lettering, however, the rest of the fleet could often times be found hauling the stone and only a small handful ever received Conrail Quality paint.

Conrail 6641 leads a southbound empty hopper train out of Conrail's Ashtabula Harbor Yard
ENG-201 With CR C36-7 6641 leading GP35 2349 kicks up the leaves as it heads SB toward Lock Haven, PA 10/91
ALSR sails through Robesonia with a C36-7 leading. MP71 CR Harrisburg Line
ConRail's highest numbered C36-7, the 6644, leads SEFR over the crest of the west slope at MP 142 in the center of Hinsdale, MA. on a dreary Jan.20, 1990.
C36-7 6644 at the head of SEFR in the center of Hinsdale, MA. on Jan. 20, 1990.
ELOI is seen from the hillside as it rounds the small horseshoe curve that is just West of Rathbone. Climbing the hill here is an adventure! Those subway cars will be hauled back to Hornell on a Westbound for refurbishing.
Mohawk Chapter of NRHS had a field trip to the Selkirk yard in 1994. After signing the appropriate release forms we had the run of the place. This is locomotive 6647, C36-7, getting light repairs/maintenance.
C36-7 6642 trailing in SEBO at Chester, MA. on Aug. 22, 1992.
An eastbound TV train passes Lock 10 at Cranesville behind an interesting mix of power.
OIBU-6 approaches the road crossing @ Pond Eddy, NY
CR C36-7 6629 and C30-7a 6586 on OIBU-5 @ MP39 Tuxedo, NY
Pearl Harbor day would be "famous", not "infamous", on the B&A as the "Usual Suspects" for the past 7 years, the C30-7A's, were nowhere to be found....Boo-hoo-hoo! The first train, TV10B, had me fooled for a moment with 3 six-axle GE's but....nooo C30-7A's, C36-7 6621 leads U23C, U23C!!!?? 6911 and C30-7 6607 past Lorin's caboose in Bancroft, MA.

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