RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 4926 Amtrak GG-1 at Aberdeen, Maryland by Bob Kise
 
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Amtrak (more..)
GG-1 (more..)
Near Aberdeen Station (more..)
Aberdeen, Maryland, USA (more..)
July, 1979
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AMTK 4926 (more..)
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Bob Kise (more..)
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The now-preserved 4926 heels to the superelevated curve at Aberdeen, pulling a set of Budd Metroliner MU cars. By this date, the Metroliners were having mechanical issues, and the GG-1s were called back into high-speed service. The 4926 was built by PRR/Westinghouse in March, 1943, as the PRR 4933. Amtrak originally numbered it as their 926, but with the imminent arrival of the new AEM-7s in the late 1970s (to be numbered in the 900-series) a numeral "4" was added. The Central New York Chapter NRHS has the 926 on display at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, as part of their collection.
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