PRR GG1 #4913 sits outside exposed to the elements in the turn table yard at the Railroader's Memorial Museum. Sadly, rust is slowly claiming more and more of the GG1's exterior.
The Pride of Altoona
PRR 4913, a WWII-era electric soaks up the August sun at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum.
Having been moved around a few times over the past few years, the PRR 4913 sits on one of the Turn Table tracks at the Railroader's Memorial Museum in Altoona, PA. I can only hope that one day so... (more)
PRR GG1 4913 sits on the turn table at the Railroader's Memorial Museum while the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral towers in the background.
PRR 4913 was built in January 1942 by General Electric and the Pennsylvania Railroad Altoona Works. It now sits on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum in downtown Altoona.
An old cart and coupler (leaning against the metal beam) sit next to PRR GG1 #4913 at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. Of special note, the coupler, from some sort of PRR rail car, was b... (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.
Pennsy GG1 no. 4913 shows a fresh coat of paint in October 1982 at Altoona, PA. It is a feature member of the Altoona Railroaders' Memorial Museum.
Now under a new roof, this GG-1 will no longer decay as rapidly as when it was outside. Perhaps some future generation will be able to enjoy seeing it at least cosmetically restored.
The Pennsylvania Railroad built 139 GG1 locomotives between 1934 and 1943. They could pull a 20-car train at 100 mph. The 4913 served both the Pennsylvania Railroad and Amtrak (as Amtrak 913). It ... (more)
PRR 4913 at the Railroad Museum in Altoona, Pa.
The sun has gone down and everything is quiet at the Altoona Railroaders Museum.
Engineer's seat in the GG-1 at the Altoona Railroaders Museum.
The 4913 on display at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial.