Four GG-1s are pulling a westbound Trail-Van train along the weed-choked Atglen & Susquehanna Branch. It was very rare to see more than two GG-1s on a freight; perhaps this was a power move to Ha... (more)
Fresh out of the Strasburg Rail Road's shops, the classic GG-1 paint scheme as designer Raymond Loewy conceived it, with sans-serif Futura lettering. The 4859, built in December 1937 by Altoona/G... (more)
The fireman casts me a glance as the National Limited heads west to Harrisburg after a station stop in Lancaster. The train is about 3 miles out of Lancaster and is already running near track spe... (more)
Spring has come to the Susquehanna River Valley with migratory birds visible on the islands and Conrail starting to rebuild its Enola Branch. The 4806, built by GE in June of 1935, is eastbound a... (more)
Two ancient GG-1s with a bay-window caboose right behind their drawbars haul a manifest up the center freight track. No. 4811 was built by General Electric in July, 1935.
The 4935 has just uncoupled from the westbound Broadway Limited and is preparing to switch onto the "motor track" for tomorrow morning's eastbound run to New York. No. 4935 was built by... (more)
The now-preserved 4926 is seen in this pan view at the now-abandoned Oak Lane crossing during the last month of GG-1 operations on the Broadway Limited. The 4926 was built by Altoona/Westinghouse... (more)
Rusty rails and relics. A privately owned GG-1 weathers yet another fall where it is currently stored on the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad.
Clear Sky Above - On Saturday, February 19, 1983, celebrated Amtrak GG1 4935 made what was expected to be its last trip under Pennsy wires, when two Amtrak GP9 “pumpkins” pulled the big electric f... (more)
PRR GG1s and B1s, Queens, 1964. Sunnyside Yard was (and still is) the coach yard serving Manhattan's Penn Station.
That day's quest was the legendary DD1 side-rod electric, which didn't seem to... (more)
It's a beautiful summer day, the State Fair is in full swing, and this bloody nose GG1 is nicely lit.
GG1 #4877 is getting ready to take the incoming passenger train to take it on to New York City
One of the last GG1-powered Broadway Limiteds is about to cross the now-abandoned Oak Lane crossing on its way to the next stop in Lancaster. The 4924, one of seven units to wear Amtrak's "P... (more)
This train is Boston bound under New Haven catenary as it is about to pass under the I-95 overpass.
Boston bound, and pulling brand new Amfleet cars, just north of the New Rochelle station.