RailPictures.Net Photo: PRR 4859 Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania by Mitch Goldman
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Pennsylvania Railroad (more..)
GG-1 (more..)
Harrisburg Transportation Center (more..)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
April 06, 2014
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PRR 4859 (more..)
Mitch Goldman (more..)
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PRR GG1 #4859 sits about a 1,000 ft from the Harrisburg Transportation Center, currently protected under a tarp while Amtrak performs renovation work on the station's catenary, signals, switches and tracks which is scheduled to be complete by 2017. The locomotive was purchased after it's retirement from Conrail in 1979 for $13,000 by the Harrisburg chapter of the National Railroad Historical Society and donated to the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority. The engine is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and it's significance to Harrisburg is the fact that it pulled the first electrically powered train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg on January 15, 1938. The GG1 itself was built by the PRR (Altoona Works) in December of 1937.
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