Conrail inherited two SD-7's from the Penn Central, assigning them to 6998 and 6999.  EMD's original Special Duty series "SD" locomotive was built between February 1952 and November 1953.  The V-16 567B-powered units produced 1,500hp.

CR 6998 Allentown, PA 10/79

SD7 6998 uses the Lehigh Line as a switching lead to position vans on SERU for Rutherford. The 6998 was one of two SD7's on the Conrail Roster. It and sister 6999 were built for the PRR's Madison Hill in Cinncinnati, OH

CR 6998 at Allentown, February 1979.

Conrail SD7 6998 at Allentown, February 1979. ex-PRR 8588. One of only two on roster.

CR 6998 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

One of two ex-PC SD-7's, CR 6998, and SW-9 9018 (ex-EL 447) by the steam-era coaling tower at Enola in September, 1983.

CR 6999 Bethlehem, PA 6-30-1979

CR 19121R N5 class ex-PC cabin joins CR SD-7 6999 at Allentown yard.

CR 6999 Bethlehem, PA 7-7-1979

A rarity in Bethlehem as one of only two ex-PRR SD-7's shows fresh CR blue in July, 1979.

CR 6999 Bethlehem, PA 7-7-1979

Showing off her fresh CR blue, one of only two ex-PRR SD-7's rolls by Bethlehem Steel in July, 1979.

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