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Dead on shot of the front of the unit on a snowy morning. Ditch lights have been added.
Location: Sayre, PA   1996-97
Photo Online: May 30, 2000
CR 5008
Tom Hannon - Sayre, PA   1996-97
CR 5008
Tom Hannon (122K)

Close up view of the units front conductor trucks. Notice the 20-83 gear ratio markings.
Location: Sayre, PA   1996-97
Photo Online: May 30, 2000
CR 5008
Tom Hannon - Sayre, PA   1996-97
CR 5008
Tom Hannon (64K)

CR 5009 leads westbound ALHB (Allentown-Harrisburg) through Spring Township just east of Sinking Spring on the edge of West Lawn. Unseen in this photo, the third engine was Norfolk Southern.
Location: West Lawn, PA   3-24-96
Photo Online: June 6, 2015
CR 5009
Robert Waller - West Lawn, PA   3-24-96
CR 5009
Robert Waller (180K)

The second unit on TV-14X was B36-7 5012. (See CR 5045 below.)
Location: Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
Photo Online: November 24, 2006
CR 5012
Carl Weber - Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
CR 5012
Carl Weber (203K)

ALHB (Allentown, PA - Harrisburg, PA). Built 1983.
Location: Blandon, PA (CP Blandon)   2-97
Photo Online: May 8, 1998
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Robert Waller - Blandon, PA (CP Blandon)   2-97
CR 5021
Robert Waller (75K)

It was a busy day when I captured this unit. Built 1983.
Location: Duncannon, PA   9-1-96
Photo Online: October 15, 1998
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Robert Waller - Duncannon, PA   9-1-96
CR 5023
Robert Waller (77K)

CR 5031 (Quality scheme) is the fifth unit on westbound Mail-3, which had six units that morning. Some of the units were being trasnferred, and not running.
Location: West Lawn, PA   3-24-96
Photo Online: June 6, 2015
CR 5031
Robert Waller - West Lawn, PA   3-24-96
CR 5031
Robert Waller (247K)

Front pilot and hood of unit.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (121K)

Close up view of ditch lights and pilot.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: October 30, 1999

Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (69K)

Engineer's side of cab and trucks.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (95K)

Fuel tank and Quality logo.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
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Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (91K)

Rear of unit on engineer side showing grills.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (82K)

Rear end and pilot of unit.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (82K)

Detail shot of bell and compressor. This is on the engineer side directly in front of fuel tank.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (49K)

Detail shot of air compressor on conductor side directly in front of fuel tank.
Location: Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
Photo Online: March 9, 1999
CR 5031 B36-7
Robert Russell - Cranford, NJ   12-24-97
CR 5031
Robert Russell (66K)

Quality scheme. Lower rear headlight lens is missing. Built 1983.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   5-97
Photo Online: May 8, 1998
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Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   5-97
CR 5034
Robert Waller (77K)

An overhead shot in the Quality scheme.
Location: Unknown
Photo Online: March 17, 2000
CR 5036
Steve Geisler
CR 5036
Steve Geisler (68K)

I tried to take as many elevated shots of locomotives as possible so we could see roof and walkway details as on 5037, which was middle unit on HBBE (Harrisburg, PA - Bethelehem, PA).
Location: Reading, PA (CP Belt)   2-13-97
Photo Online:August 10, 2001
CR 5037
Robert Waller - Reading, PA (CP Belt)   2-13-97
CR 5037
Robert Waller (182K)

A raggedy looking B26-7 complete with body dents, open door, and oil leaks does duty in the middle of CSX freight S-471.
Location: Lucama, NC   11-3-99
Photo Online: May 30, 2000
CR 5044
Craig Zeni - Lucama, NC   11-3-99
CR 5044
Craig Zeni (121K)

Our first encounter with the fairly new, at the time, GE B36-7's occured on 2/10/1984 in Hinsdale, MA Eastbound TV-14X, led by the 5045, was stabbed at the Hinsdale crossovers for an opposing train, as one track on the east slope of Washington Hill was out of service. As the railroad was still ABS signal rules and a TBO was controlling the hand-throw switches and handing up orders to trains running against the flow. It didn't matter that the train stopped "in advance" of the block signal seen in the photo.
Location: Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
Photo Online: November 24, 2006
CR 5045
Carl Weber - Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
CR 5045
Carl Weber (207K)

The opposing train that TV-14X (See 5045 above) was waiting for, BOEL, also had another B36-7, the 5047, in the lead. Although fairly new, the Northeast winter has made a mess of the 5047, just as it does automobiles.
Location: Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
Photo Online: November 24, 2006
CR 5047
Carl Weber - Hinsdale, MA   2-10-84
CR 5047
Carl Weber (210K)

By the time Robert Palmer had caught up with the 5047, 14 years of hard service in MA and the Northeast had caught up to it. The old white numberboards have been replaced with newer white boards.
Location: Abrams, PA   1998
Photo Online: June 15, 1998
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Robert Palmer - Abrams, PA   1998
CR 5047
Robert Palmer (79K)

CR 5048 is the trailing unit behind four other locomotives on westbound MAIL-3. That afternoon, MAIL-3 was running on the opposing track.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   3-25-96
Photo Online: July 21, 2016
CR 5048
Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   3-25-96
CR 5048
Robert Waller (667K)

Standard unit with original numberboards.
Location: Morrisville, PA   [no date]
Photo Online: June 15, 1998
CR 5055 B36-7
Robert Palmer - Morrisville, PA
CR 5055
Robert Palmer (56K)

One of the last few B36-7's to be delivered
Location: Baltimore, MD (Bayview Yard)   1985
Photo Online: April 29, 2015
CR 5056
Ralph Molesworth - Baltimore, MD (Bayview Yard)   1985
CR 5056
Ralph Molesworth (180K)

Another angle of 5056.
Location: Baltimore, MD (Bayview Yard)   1986
Photo Online: April 29, 2015
CR 5056
Ralph Molesworth - Baltimore, MD (Bayview Yard)   1986
CR 5056
Ralph Molesworth (180K)

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