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.
A long southbound train of heritage equipment behind a "bloody-nose" GG-1 rumbles into 30th Street on the old PRR jointed rail. The locomotive is one of the seven GG-1s painted in Amtra... (more)
The Broadway Limited is racing west under the old Marietta Pike bridge, passing the crumbling station platforms at Mount Joy. The bridge has since been replaced, and Amtrak and the Commonwealth o... (more)
NJDOT 4876 is seen on a Bay Head bound train at North Elizabeth, NJ in 1977. The GG-1 will come off the train at South Amboy for E units as the wires were not extended to Bay Head until the 1980's... (more)
The setting sun is not exactly glinting off the dusty flanks of the 4809 as she and the 4855 head up an eastbound intermodal on the old PRR main. That's my dad's 1969 VW Beetle parked along old H... (more)
Two GG1-powered freights meet (they're both moving) in front of the 1877-built PRR station. No. 4811 was outshopped by GE in July, 1935, 42 years before this photo.
It's Leap Year Day 1976, about a month before Conrail, as the Penn Central's No. 4889 leads Amtrak's National Limited eastbound on the old PRR main line. Note the raised air intakes just below th... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 No. 4913 on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. No. 4913 was retired in 1980, serving Amtrak, then as No. 913.
Repainted GG1 #4877 leads the "Farewell to the GG1" special over the large stone bridge at Coatesville, PA
In a scene repeated countless times over five decades, a GG-1 hustles south through Edison, NJ, with a Washington-bound Northeast Corridor train. Amtrak 904's fireman gave a wave as they sped by.
Blackjack on display.
Old Rivets ID tag.
A typical diverse assortment of Penn Central passenger power awaits assignment at New Haven Motor Storage back in 1971 We see GG1 4872 in PRR paint, a former New Haven EP-5 electric (now PC class ... (more)