GG1

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EMDGP30

Active Member
This is my all-time favorite locomotive. I think the GG1 deserves it's own thread.

Pennsylvania Railroad class GG1

I'm blessed that I was able to see them up close as they passed by not far from my home boyhood home.

This is my first of I hope many photos of the GG1, please feel free to add to them.
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General Electric Company. Shown here is PRR engine #4800, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) built by General Electric as number "4899" during August of 1934, rated at 4,620 horsepower, renumbered "4800" in November of 1934, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. This is the very first photo of a Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive ever published in a "Trains" magazine (Volume 1, No. 1, Pg. 14).

Became PC 4800
Photo Date:
11/1/1940 Upload Date: 10/8/2019 1:47:58 AM
 

bcp

Member
And then there was the one cut in half and made into a snowblower.


Bruce
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
And then there was the one cut in half and made into a snowblower.
Bruce
I went to that link. Not a sight for the faint of heart.
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
I found this video on You Tube of Pennsy GG1 4859 at the Harrisburg Transportation Center being moved. Footage of the GG1 starts about the 3:30 mark.

 




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