The Last Run of GG1 #4935 #4935 was repainted to its original PRR paint scheme in 1977. However, it only lasted for 3 1/2 years before being retired due to mechanical issues. Here, we... (more)
Change is coming to the NEC in the late 70s- concrete ties on No. 4 track, and GG-1 No. 902 has been renumbered as the 4902 to make way for the 900-series AEM-7s. Note the HEP (head end power) ca... (more)
Following Penn Central's takeover of the New Haven, classic GG1 electrics quickly took over all passenger trains between Penn Station and New Haven. Now at home in former NH territory, GG1 4901 sw... (more)
The 917 is trailing a stream of dust as it speeds up the center track by the old PRR station in Aberdeen. It's 1977, and there's still a lot of the "old NEC" in existence- all wood ties, Heritage... (more)
Doubleheaded GG-1s with 42-year old No. 4821 in the lead are northbound just south of Aberdeen's old PRR station. The 4821 was built by Baldwin/PRR/Westinghouse in May, 1935. 2nd unit No. 4864 w... (more)
When Amfleet equipment came to dominate the Northeast Corridor in the mid-1970s, Amtrak converted a number of baggage cars into HEP generators so that steam-era GG1s could handle the new equipment... (more)
Sunset on the 4935- its work done for the day, the famed electric heads for the motor track. It will pull the Broadway Limited east the next day, during the last month of GG1-powered passenger tr... (more)
Doubleheaded GG-1s on the Broadway Limited slam across the old Reading & Columbia diamond at better than a mile-a-minute. It's the last weeks of passenger-G operations to Harrisburg, with the F40... (more)
Unexpected bedfellows rub shoulders in Longview, TX, as Amtrak GG-1 4906 is enroute to Fair Park in Dallas to join the Age of Steam Museum collection. The GG-1 was traded by the National New York ... (more)
Sunset on the old NEC- doubleheaded GG1s, steam-heated Heritage cars, wooden ties, freight cars on the sidetrack, a PRR gooseneck lamp, and a Penn Central station sign.
GG1 4934 rests at Cooperstown Jct NY
In the last year of GG1-powered freight operations, the 4886 rolls south along the driftwood-littered Port Road. No. 4886 was built for the PRR in March of 1939 by Altoona-GE, 40 years prior to t... (more)
Train time at Paoli, 1975, as the Kansas City-bound "National Limited" slows to a halt. This train, which also served Columbus, Indianapolis, and St. Louis, was discontinued in 1979.
The 4906 was one of 7 GG1s to receive the 'platinum Mist' paint scheme. Here, we see the 4906 paired with a black GG1 as they approach Philadelphia with one of the "Silver" series train... (more)
Bygone days on the NEC- wood ties, GG1-powered passenger trains of heritage cars, and rubberized grade crossings.