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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona GG1Built As:PRR 4909 (GG1)
Serial Number:4378Order No:
Frame Number:Westinghouse electrical gearBuilt:12/1941
Notes:PRR Class GG-1; to PC 4909, AMTK 4932
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 4909(GG1) AMTK 4932(GG1) PRR 4909(GG1) PC 4909(GG1)
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PRR "Sunnyside Yard," 1954
Title:  PRR "Sunnyside Yard," 1954
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Sunnyside Yard." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Remember when the line-up of power opposite the Sunnyside enginehouse in New York looked like this? This classic scene of four pin-striped GG-1 locomotives occurred in June 1954. Photo: Edward L. Conklin III Collection." Shown here are four Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1 (2-C-C-2) electric locomotives, all rated at 4,620 horsepower. Second from the left ~ painted tuscan red and producing all of that steam ~ is #4909, built in Juniata during December of 1941. Unfortunately, the road numbers of the other three GG-1's are not recorded.
Photo Date:  6/3/1954  Upload Date: 11/2/2018 5:25:51 AM
Location:  Long Island City, NY
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1)
Views:  484   Comments: 1
Annual Report Color Cover, Front Portion, 1960
Title:  Annual Report Color Cover, Front Portion, 1960
Description:  Here is the front portion of the wrap-around color cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 114th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1960. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is a portion of PRR engine #4909, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) built in Juniata during December of 1941, rated at 4,620 horsepower, and renumbered "4932" by Amtrak in June of 1973. It is pulling a mixed-cargo freight train on the High Line in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  12/31/1960  Upload Date: 4/12/2018 5:13:32 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1)
Views:  366   Comments: 0
Annual Report Color Cover, Back Portion, 1960
Title:  Annual Report Color Cover, Back Portion, 1960
Description:  Here is the back portion of the wrap-around color cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 114th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1960. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is a portion of PRR engine #4909, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) built in Juniata during December of 1941, rated at 4,620 horsepower, and renumbered "4932" by Amtrak in June of 1973. It is pulling a mixed-cargo freight train on the High Line in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  12/31/1960  Upload Date: 4/12/2018 5:18:41 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1)
Views:  561   Comments: 0
PRR 4909, GG-1, c. 1967
Title:  PRR 4909, GG-1, c. 1967
Description:  Electric Action. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide that was taken just to the West of Pennsylvania Station in New York City, New York, c. 1967. Prominent here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4909, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) electric built in Juniata during December of 1941 and rated at 4,620 horsepower. Partially visible at the bottom of the photo is New Haven Railroad engine #373, an EP-5 built by General Electric in 1954. The photographer's name and the exact date are not recorded.
Photo Date:  8/15/1967  Upload Date: 9/29/2018 3:10:25 AM
Location:  New York Penn Sta, NY
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1) NH 373(EP-5)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
PRR "Wilmington Shops," 1967
Title:  PRR "Wilmington Shops," 1967
Description:  Here is a post card via Peter Outerbridge entitled "Wilmington Shops." Caption On Reverse: "Wilmington Shops. The main electric shop for the Pennsylvania Railroad was located in Wilmington, Del. This shop also served Penn Central and Amtrak in later years to maintain their fleets of GG-1's and other electric locomotives. GG-1's monopolize the scene in this October 1967 view. Photo by Carl H. Sturner." All nine of the PRR locomotives pictured here are GG-1 (2-C-C-2) electrics rated at 4,620 horsepower each. Of those nine, three are identifiable: #4909, #4878, and #4809. #4909 and #4878 were built in Juniata: the former in December of 1941, the latter in February of 1939. #4809 was constructed by General Electric in July of 1935.
Photo Date:  10/10/1967  Upload Date: 1/21/2023 11:14:50 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1) PRR 4878(GG1) PRR 4809(GG1)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
PRR 4909 ad DOT T-3
Title:  PRR 4909 ad DOT T-3
Description:  PRR 4909 and DOT demo test car T-3 rest at Ivy City
Photo Date:  1/26/1969  Upload Date: 8/30/2010 11:56:40 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 4909(GG1)
Views:  1095   Comments: 0


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