One of seven GG1s painted in Amtrak's "Platinum Mist" scheme, the 909 pauses briefly at Lancaster's 1929-built high-level platform with the westbound Broadway Limited. (The other six G... (more)
The end is near for GG1-powered passenger trains between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, as the fireman looks to the rear to watch the carman prepare for the uncoupling. The 4935 would have the hono... (more)
Looking all the part of a Penn Central era GG1, PRR #4800, affectionately known as "Old Rivets" sits on display weathering the conditions in the yard at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvan... (more)
A Phillies Baseball Special is ready to depart from behind the old JFK (Municipal) Stadium, in the shadow of I-95. This was a doubleheaded GG1-powered all-Amfleet train from Harrisburg. Most bas... (more)
PRR's #4800, "Old Rivets" sits on display outdoors next to "newcomer", Amtrak AEM-7 #915. Just behind the "Toaster", is a venerable Amtrak E-60 #603. Three generat... (more)
A below-the-rails view of the eastbound 4806 at the crossing to the boat access ramp at the foot of Penn Street. Train speed here was about 30-35 mph, with Port Interlocking about 1 mile to the e... (more)
Conrail is just over 2 months old as two Gs in Penn Central paint lead a southbound freight toward Baltimore and perhaps Potomac Yard, Virginia. Lead engine No. 4849 was built by PRR/GE in May, 1... (more)
Nearing the end of the line, the 4865 and the 4856 are on the side track with their pans down. The last GG1-powered freight will run in November, 1979, five months after this photo was taken. No... (more)
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 call... (more)
The westbound Broadway Limited rounds the big curve at Florin on its way to Harrisburg, where the G will be exchanged for diesels. The 927 was built by PRR/GE in March, 1943 as No. 4934, the fift... (more)
GG1 4872 leads an inbound commuter train past the former site of Waverly 5 Tower. The tracks are empty at the what had once been the very busy Waverly Yard.
Three well-worn Penn Central GG-1s lead two Deepwater Green bay-window cabooses west on a muggy Memorial Day weekend.
"Farewell to the GG-1" photo runby at the west end of Amtrak's Lancaster station. The trip was sponsored by the Lancaster Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, with the cooperat... (more)
A GG1 passes SA Tower for the final time with a revenue train. I wonder if the video that someone is taking from the rear cab is still around.