Surviving SD40-2s - Page 9

Numbered 6358-6524, Conrail's SD40-2's were found system wide heading up trains of all varieties as well as working on helpers over the famous Horseshoe Curve on the Pittsburgh Line. Conrail acquired its SD40-2 fleet new from EMD in 1977, 78 and 79.

The SD40-2's had a feature unique to the road, the substitution of EMD's older Flexicoil trucks in place of the newly developed (and mistakenly believed to be flawed) HTC trucks that were delivered to all other SD40-2 owners.

In 1999, the fleet was divided between Norfolk Southern and CSX. Those assigned to NS were renumbered into the 3329 - 3424 series, while CSX allocated units became 8800 - 8889 where they still haul freight today.

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Former CR 6418 is seen on H53 at Wilmington DE on 1/2/09.
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Former CR 6418 at Cresson, PA on 9/10/00.
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Rear view of former CR 6418 at Altoona, PA on 10/7/00.
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Former CR 6419 is seen in the yard at Enola, PA on 3/27/2010.
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Former CR 6421 is seen on 36A at Newark DE on 9/3/09.
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Former CR 6421 is seen on 36A at Newark DE on 9/3/09.
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Former CR 6421 is seen shifting the HBG intermodal Terminal at Lucknow, PA on 8/9/14.
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Former CR 6421 is seen at Lucknow, PA on 8/9/14.
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Former CR 6423 is on a helper set at Altoona, PA on 9/8/99.
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On 7/29/2009, NS 3369 (Conrail 6424) sits in front of the Norfolk Southern road office in Fuquay Varina, NC. A very long way from home.
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At Summerhill, PA on 10/25/2008.
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Former CR 6432 is on a helper set at Altoona, PA on 10/7/00.
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Former CR 6434 is seen at Altoona, PA on 5/26/2008.
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NS 3373 (ex CR 6434) 6-18-10 Marysville, PA
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NS 3373 (ex-CR 6434) is on the point of an eastbound freight at Cove, Pa 9/1999
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Former CR 6436 is at Cresson, PA on 9/10/00.
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Former CR 6437 is seen at Cresoon PA on 4/13/08.
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Former CR 6437is seen at Cresson PA on 4/13/08.
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Former CR 6437 is seen at Altoona PA on 4/13/08.
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Former CR SD40-2 6437 is assisting 10N up the grade at Cresson, PA on 8/24/2008.
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Former CR SD40-2 6437 is assisting a coal train around Horseshoe Curve on 5/11/2008
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NS 3376 on the Chemical Coast at Bound Brook on March 15, 2008.
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Former CR 6438 is seen on 19G at Marysville PA on 8/14/10.
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Former CR 6438 is seen on 19G at Marysville PA on 8/14/10.
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Former CR 6445 is seen at Newark DE on 3/5/13.
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Former CR 6445 is seen on NS H54 at Newark DE on 4/8/13.
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Former CR 6445 is seen on NS H50 at Newark DE on 5/31/13.
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Former CR 6445 is at Brownsville Jct., PA on 8/11/99.
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Former CR 6445 is seen on NS K35 at Newark, DE on 5/7/14.
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