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Owner: Conrail
Model:EMD SD50Built As:CR 6708:2 (SD50)
Serial Number:837047-9Order No:837047
Frame Number:837047-9Built:11/1983
Notes:11/1983, became NS 5404
Other locos with this serial:  CR 6708(SD50) NS 5404(SD50) NS 6321(SD40E)
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CR SD50 #6708
Title:  CR SD50 #6708
Description:  Sitting with sister unit #6707, CR SD50 #6706 stands ready behind the Conway yard tower barely a month after delivery. After the CR breakup, this loco became NS 5404 while its sister 6707 became NS 5403. CR conductor Ken Taylor took the color slide.
Photo Date:  12/1/1983  Upload Date: 5/9/2020 5:38:43 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) CR 6707(SD50)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
Big Blue in the Snow
Title:  Big Blue in the Snow
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/12/1984  Upload Date: 5/7/2009 5:12:07 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) CR 6701(SD50)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
CR SD50 #6708
Title:  CR SD50 #6708
Description:  This relatively new SD50 unit finds itself in the middle of a Conrail lashup in the Conway, PA, yard. After 16 years of serving CR, the loco headed over to the NS roster as their #5404. CR conductor Ken Taylor snapped this color slide of it in the Conway, PA, yard.
Photo Date:  3/1/1984  Upload Date: 5/9/2020 5:38:40 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
CR 6708 and 6709
Title:  CR 6708 and 6709
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/1986  Upload Date: 1/1/2011 1:22:43 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) CR 6709(SD50)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
Detroit Edison #018
Title:  Detroit Edison #018
Description:  DE 018 leads a nothbound unit train passed the abandoned depot at Mather, PA. The huge slag dump in the background has been dubbed Mount Mather by a few local fans.
Photo Date:  2/14/1987  Upload Date: 11/7/2004 7:42:12 PM
Location:  Mather, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6725(SD50) CR 6708(SD50) DEEX 18(U30C)
Views:  1050   Comments: 2
Coal east
Title:  Coal east
Description:  A 126 car eastbound coal train rolls the ex NYC west of Buffalo.
Photo Date:  6/15/1991  Upload Date: 3/6/2015 3:45:27 AM
Location:  Wanakah, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) CR 6072(C40-8W)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Watery BUOI
Title:  Watery BUOI
Description:  BUOI approaches the pond at Endwell with 92 cars
Photo Date:  8/13/1992  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 1:49:30 AM
Location:  Endwell, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) CR 6826(SD50)
Views:  160   Comments: 1
Old power
Title:  Old power
Description:  Before the C40-8Ws reached the 6200s, there were some SD40s in that number block that were predecessor road units. Heres one of them leading 62 racks and 17 general freight of ML 401
Photo Date:  5/2/1994  Upload Date: 9/20/2014 2:03:29 AM
Location:  Owego, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6248(SD40) CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
CR 6708
Title:  CR 6708
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/1994  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 9:50:12 AM
Location:  Clark, NJ
Author:  andrew koenigsberg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Stack Train
Title:  Stack Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/1998  Upload Date: 7/28/2002 9:20:19 PM
Location:  Elkhart, IN
Author:  Pat Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6513(SD40-2) CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  596   Comments: 0
CR 6708
Title:  CR 6708
Description:  Scanned from a print. CR 6708 getting ready to cross the IC at Effingham
Photo Date:  2/14/1999  Upload Date: 7/15/2007 4:25:52 PM
Location:  Effingham, IL
Author:  Jason Myers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  441   Comments: 1
CR 6708
Title:  CR 6708
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/1999  Upload Date: 9/14/2015 1:12:25 AM
Location:  Homewood, PA
Author:  andrew koenigsberg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
CR 6708
Title:  CR 6708
Description:  TV77 WB at Bort Road
Photo Date:  4/25/1999  Upload Date: 2/24/2015 7:03:49 PM
Location:  North East, PA
Author:  Bruce Gage
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
NS mixed freight
Title:  NS mixed freight
Description:  An NS southbound winds its way through a huge cut (daylighted tunnel) at Kings Mountain.
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 12/9/2004 1:27:02 AM
Location:  Kings Mountain, KY
Author:  William Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50)
Views:  1049   Comments: 3
CR 6708
Title:  CR 6708
Description:  Mixed manifest rounds the curve at 18th St.
Photo Date:  10/10/2004  Upload Date: 7/27/2005 3:58:17 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Phil Gibby
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6708(SD50) NS 8729(C40-8)
Views:  469   Comments: 0


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