RailPictures.Net Photo: CR 6999 Conrail EMD SD7 at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
 
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» Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» January, 1979
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» CR 6999 (more..)
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An unexpected move brought Conrail’s only two SD7’s to the Allentown area. These ex-PRR EMD’s, which had added weight, were purchased specifically for the 5.89% Madison Hill line in Indiana. They spent their entire careers there, until being moved to Pennsylvania. In what I believe to be my first encounter with one of the newcomers, 6999 idles at the Bethlehem roundhouse with two ex-Lehigh Valley SW8’s on a January, 1979 evening.
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