EMD SD40

CR 6268 Enola, PA 5-23-1980

CR SD40 6268 rests alone while lines of black and blue power lie stored behind at Enola on May 23, 1980.CR 6268 Enola, PA 5-23-1980
Photo By: 
Alan Page

CR 6277 Altoona, PA 3-13-1981

While a crewman gets the scenic view aboard 6277, CR SDP45 6680 assists the SD40 in easing boxcars down Horseshoe Curve in March, 1981. CR 6277 Altoona, PA 3-13-1981
Photo By: 
Alan Page

CR 6357 Cumberland, MD 5/89

Former PC/PRR 6104 is on the point of an eastbound coal drag departing Cumberland, MD on 5/20/89.CR 6357 Cumberland, MD 5/89
Photo By: 
Jeff Weaver

CR 6357 on Eastbound at Cumberland, MD 5/89

CR 6357, 7905, and 6464 lead an eastbound coal drag out of the yard past Mexico tower departing Cumberland, MD.CR 6357 on Eastbound at Cumberland, MD 5/89
Photo By: 
Jeff Weaver

CR 6406 & 6257 are W/B on the PITL at MP 116 in Cove, PA 12/84.

SD40-2-6406 & SD40-6257 are W/B on the PITL at MP 116. 1:30PM on 12-1-84 in Cove, PA.

CR 6406 & 6257 are W/B on the PITL at MP 116 in Cove, PA 12/84.
Photo By: 
Bill Kalkman

CR 6398 leads DIIN at Hobson OH. January 21, 1989.

It's 9:40 am on a very cold Saturday morning back on January 21, 1989.CR 6398 leads DIIN at Hobson OH. January 21, 1989.

Photo By: 
Brad McClelland

CR 6350 leads a Popes Creek bound coal train under Dorsey Rd in Harmans, MD. 8/84

A coal train (symbol unknown) is rolling S/B on track two of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. SD40s-6350, 6301, 6315 & SD40-2-6384 are on the point. Dorsey Road is overhead.CR 6350 leads a Popes Creek bound coal train under Dorsey Rd in Harmans, MD. 8/84

Photo By: 
Bill Kalkman

CR 6347 and 6427 Power ML420 past Norry Yard, Northumberland. 7/85

1985 JUL. 10 Conrail 6347+6227, ML420 Norry Yard, Northumberland, PA

CR 6347 and 6427 Power ML420 past Norry Yard, Northumberland. 7/85
Photo By: 
Brian Loss

CR 6335 SD40 at Havre De Grace

Conrail SD40 6335 on Amtrak at Harve De Grace, MDCR 6335 SD40 at Havre De Grace
Photo By: 
John C Durant

CR 6249 trails a westbound Conrail light helper passes MG Tower on Sept. 8, 1984.

A westbound Conrail manifest climbs upgrade at MG Tower, PA on Sept. 8, 1984, led by SD40-2 No. 6397.

CR 6249 trails a westbound Conrail light helper passes MG Tower on Sept. 8, 1984.
Photo By: 
Stanley Short

CR 6280 and 6314 grind upgrade with a westbound ballast train at MG Tower, 9/84

A westbound Conrail ballast extra grinds upgrade at MG Tower, PA on Sept. 8, 1984 with SD40s No's. 6280 and 6314.

CR 6280 and 6314 grind upgrade with a westbound ballast train at MG Tower, 9/84
Photo By: 
Stanley Short

CR 6340 leads a westbound TV train west of Altoona, 3/78

A WB TV train climbs upgrade west of Altoona,PA on 3/19/78, led by patched SD40 No. 6340.

CR 6340 leads a westbound TV train west of Altoona, 3/78
Photo By: 
Stanley Short

CR 6346 Leads an Eastbound Manifest at Tunnel Hill PA, 3/78

An eastbound manifest is beginning to drop downgrade at Tunnel Hill, PA on 3/18/78, led by patched SD40 No. 6346.

CR 6346 Leads an Eastbound Manifest at Tunnel Hill PA, 3/78
Photo By: 
Stanley Short

CR 6335 at MG Tower, 5/77

A WB manifest climbs upgrade at MG Tower, PA on 5/1/77 with a head end helper consisting of two SD40s, followed by the road power with three GP40s.

CR 6335 at MG Tower, 5/77
Photo By: 
Stanley Short

CR 6240 pulls some cars out of the yard in Allentown, PA. May 4, 1985

Conrail SD-40 #6240 pulls some cars out of the yard in Allentown, PA. May 4, 1985

CR 6240 pulls some cars out of the yard in Allentown, PA. May 4, 1985
Photo By: 
Michael DeSoi Sr.‎

CR 6327 leads a westbound over the Lehigh Canal on a dreary March day in Allentown, PA. March 31, 1985

Conrail SD-40 #6327 leads a westbound over the Lehigh Canal on a dreary March day in Allentown, PA. March 31, 1985.

CR 6327 leads a westbound over the Lehigh Canal on a dreary March day in Allentown, PA. March 31, 1985
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6327

CR 6333, 6792, 8698 at Enola PA 5/87

CR 6333, 6792, and 8698 lead a freight out the west end of Enola yard on 5/22/87.CR 6333, 6792, 8698 at Enola PA 5/87
Photo By: 
Jeff Weaver

CR 6333 (SD40) Enola, PA 5/87

CR 6333 (former PC/PRR 6080) is head out on a train departing the west end of Enola yard, 5/22/87. It would be rebuilt to SD40-2R CR 6987 in September 1993, and renumbered to NS 3441 at the split.CR 6333 (SD40) Enola, PA 5/87
Photo By: 
Jeff Weaver

CR 6271 WB at Duncannon, PA 8/84

CR 6271 and 1933 lead a freight west at Duncannon, PA on 8/4/84.CR 6271 WB at Duncannon, PA 8/84
Photo By: 
Douglas E. Weaver

CR 6980 east BUBI SOO 768 Waverly 06151995

After Conrail single tracked the Tier west of Waverly, that town became a frequent meet point. This afternoon is a case in point.CR 6980 east BUBI SOO 768 Waverly 06151995
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6960 east SV 20 Endicott 09201994

I got 'em all on this train!! SV 20 rolls toward the NY 17C overpass in west Endicott behind all three variants of SD 40 then extant on the railroad.CR 6960 east SV 20 Endicott 09201994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6336 east CGAL Wyalusing 07161994

CGAL and a few of its 71 cars that day seen from a vantage point on the Wyalusing Rocks, near their namesake town. CR 6336 east CGAL Wyalusing 07161994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6336 east CGAL Waverly semaphore 07161994

CGAL waits for time on signal 255-1, one of many semaphores still active on the ex Erie at the time.CR 6336 east CGAL Waverly semaphore 07161994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6336 east CGAL Ransom PA 07161994

The late afternoon sun hits the nose of CR 6336 as it rolls CGAL toward Coxton yard. CR 6336 east CGAL Ransom PA 07161994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6336 east CGAL Athens 07161994

Not strictly the Southern Tier, but close enough. CGAL smokes up as it gets underway at the block limit sign in Athens PA, on the former Lehigh Valley. CR 6336 east CGAL Athens 07161994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6329 east PIBU Buffalo 05271994

Buffalo Central Terminal was once a busy, thriving place.CR 6329 east PIBU Buffalo 05271994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6291-van Horseshoe 09271984

A closer look at a helper set seen earlier in a wider angle view, we see CR 6291/6288, along with ex New Haven caboose 23808, all rolling slowly west over the Alleghenies. CR 6291-van Horseshoe 09271984
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6291 west ML 421 Seneca 05271994

As if to prove a point about the SD 40's durability, Conrail was still using the power in the previous photo, taken at Horseshoe Curve in 1984, in 1994.CR 6291 west ML 421 Seneca 05271994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6288 pusher Horseshoe 09271984

Conrail changed the power used for helpers over Horseshoe over the years. At the time I shot this, SD 40 types were common. Later, I'd see ex EL SD45-2's, which were always a treat.CR 6288 pusher Horseshoe 09271984
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

CR 6264 east TV 204 Endwell 04191994

A trio of units head east with 102 platforms of TV 204, passing the pond along Watson Blvd in Endwell on a typically gloomy Southern Tier day. CR 6264 east TV 204 Endwell 04191994
Photo By: 
Tom Beckett

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