Ex-EL 3638 SDP45, one of two Erie Lackawanna locomotives to wear a Bicentennial paint scheme, stenciled and renumbered CR 6669 SD45, is seen on a bitterly cold winter day.
The ex-Erie-Lackawanna US Bicentennial unit drops down the 4-track curve in helper service. Date is approximate...
Formerly one of Erie Lackawanna's contributions to America's Bicentennial, this SDP45 has been patched and renumbered for Conrail. Charlie Amidon photo.
A Richard Beal photo:
The early days of Conrail have come to Detroit, an ex-EL bicenntenial SDP45 hangs out in the evening in this ex-NYC yard.
Two long units -- then beasts! -- await servicing at Conway, including a bicentennial unit, as part of a Precision National unit peeks out in between.
ex-EL SDP45 in Bicentenial colors