The fireman on a westbound GG1-powered Amtrak passenger train has stepped off onto the high-level platform for a quick inspection. No. 4895 was built in April, 1940 by Altoona-Westinghouse and wa... (more)
In the summer of ‘57 the five-band scheme was being phased out.
Something you didn't see too often- a GG-1 coupled to an F40PHR. The occasion was the "Farewell to the GG-1" excursion by the Lancaster Chapter NRHS; a circle trip using the PRR mainlin... (more)
A GG1-powered Phillies Baseball Special is ready to depart from behind the old JFK (Municipal) Stadium, in the shadow of I-95. The 910, now in the lead, had trailed the PRR 4935 on the eastbound t... (more)
The now-preserved GG-1 No. 4859, as seen in the Rutherford scrap line alongside the old Reading Lines steam era coal dock. The 4859 was built by Altoona/GE in December, 1937 and can now be seen o... (more)
Original Kodachrome slide by B. Van Sant. Conrail TV-22 passes through Harrisburg station with two ex-PRR GG-1s.
An aging GG1 shows its heritage, living out its days on a siding at the end of the Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railway.
Eighty-three years after pulling the first passenger train under wire out of this very train station in 1938, PRR 4859 enjoys retirement on Track 8 of the Harrisburg Transportation Center.
The ... (more)
"Farewell to Amtrak GG1"excursion was sponsored by Lancaster and Philadelphia chapters, NRHS, using doubleheaded GG1 locomotives to pull the special train. The trip originated at Harrisb... (more)
"Farewell to Amtrak GG1"excursion was sponsored by Lancaster and Philadelphia chapters, NRHS, using doubleheaded NJT GG1 locomotives to pull the special train. The trip originated at Har... (more)
Four days into the PRR-New York Central merger, operations were still as they were in the Pennsy years. Here we see GG1 4935 blasting steam out of its boiler shortly after pulling an SCL train thr... (more)