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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona GG1Built As:PRR 4877 (GG1)
Serial Number:4346Order No:
Frame Number:Westinghouse electrical gearBuilt:1/1939
Notes:PRR Class GG-1; blt 1/1939, URHS Owned
Other locos with this serial:  NJT 4877(GG1) PRR 4877(GG1) PC 4877(GG1) NJDOT 4877(GG1) CR 4877(GG1)
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"The Ankle-View Train," Page 27, 1956
Title:  "The Ankle-View Train," Page 27, 1956
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article by E. John Long entitled "The Ankle-View Train." It was published originally in the October 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 27. Bottom Photo Caption: "Regular service: 'Keystone' slips out of Newark." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4877, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) electric built in Juniata during January of 1939, rated at 4,620 horsepower, and presently on display at the United Railway Historical Society in Boonton, New Jersey.
Photo Date:  10/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/27/2018 5:06:18 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
Story Of The GG-1, Page 20, 1964
Title:  Story Of The GG-1, Page 20, 1964
Description:  Here is page one of a 17-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "GG1: Story of the Most Famous Electric Locomotives in the Western Hemisphere." It was published originally in the March 1964 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 20. Photo by William D. Middleton. Shown here is a partial view of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4877, a GG-1 built in Juniata during January of 1939 and presently on display at the United Railway Historical Society in Boonton, New Jersey.
Photo Date:  3/1/1964  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 9:52:04 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Story Of The GG-1, Page 21, 1964
Title:  Story Of The GG-1, Page 21, 1964
Description:  Here is page two of a 17-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "GG1: Story of the Most Famous Electric Locomotives in the Western Hemisphere." It was published originally in the March 1964 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 21. Photo by William D. Middleton. Shown here is a partial view of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4877, a GG-1 built in Juniata during January of 1939 and presently on display at the United Railway Historical Society in Boonton, New Jersey.
Photo Date:  3/1/1964  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 9:56:38 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
PRR GG1 4877 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR GG1 4877 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  Here's another view of GG1 #4877 while working under the catenary system in an unknown location. Date is a "guess-timation". This unit would be preserved and cosmetically restored by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey in Hoboken.
Photo Date:  4/1/1965  Upload Date: 1/11/2014 7:55:08 AM
Location:  Unknown, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  526   Comments: 1
GG-1  4877
Title:  GG-1 4877
Description:  GG-1 # 4877 slows down for its stop in New Brunswick.
Photo Date:  5/5/1965  Upload Date: 5/12/2006 2:19:03 PM
Location:  New Brunswick, NJ
Author:  TIMOTHY MADER
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  1318   Comments: 1
GG-1  4877
Title:  GG-1 4877
Description:  GG-1 # 4877 slows down for its New Brunswick stop.
Photo Date:  5/12/1965  Upload Date: 5/12/2006 2:21:14 PM
Location:  New Brunswick, NJ
Author:  TIMOTHY MADER
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  834   Comments: 0
PRR 4877 on new haven rr  - devon tower
Title:  PRR 4877 on new haven rr - devon tower
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/21/1969  Upload Date: 9/18/2010 10:40:00 PM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  786   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  GG-1s on the ready track.
Photo Date:  4/1/1980  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 5:18:16 PM
Location:  Sunnyside, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  813   Comments: 1
Ex-PRR 4877, GG-1, 1980
Title:  Ex-PRR 4877, GG-1, 1980
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide that was taken in October of 1980. Shown here is ex-Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4877, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) built in Juniata during January of 1939, rated at 4,620 horsepower, later owned by Penn Central and New Jersey Transit, and presently on display at the United Railway Historical Society in Boonton, New Jersey. The photographer's name, the exact date, and the location are not recorded. ("LouisFols"; #10 of 12)
Photo Date:  10/10/1980  Upload Date: 7/3/2019 9:25:35 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  NJDOT 4877, shortly after being repainted into PRR Tuscan Red with cat whiskers by the Jersey Central Railway Historical Society, leads an afternoon commuter run in Linden NJ. The headlight reflection of a local just departing the Linden station cab be seen at the extreme left of the photo. Date is approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/11/2010 9:36:37 PM
Location:  Linden, NJ
Author:  Randy Kotuby
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  569   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  Recently repainted GG-1 4877 heads west with an afternoon commuter run. Date is approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/11/2010 9:37:05 PM
Location:  Linden, NJ
Author:  Randy Kotuby
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
PRR GG1 4877 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR GG1 4877 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  Stark nighttime shot, albeit staged with a spotlight for photographers. No location or date listed but looks like it was taken after its restoration in 1981 by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey. W. H. Grosselfinger photo credit
Photo Date:  6/1/1981  Upload Date: 1/11/2014 7:54:38 AM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  465   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/1981  Upload Date: 12/14/2005 9:04:19 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  1481   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/1981  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 2:45:23 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Tony Organek
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  553   Comments: 0
Front end
Title:  Front end
Description:  NJ Transit 4877 was in Penn Station one night while dad was coming into town, and he took a few shots, including this one of the front of the engine.
Photo Date:  6/22/1981  Upload Date: 12/4/2014 3:24:49 PM
Location:  Penn Station, NYC, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Tunnel,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
Whats that across the platforms??
Title:  Whats that across the platforms??
Description:  Dad was in Penn Station one night and saw the newly restored PRR 4877. He grabbed this from over on the Long Island side of the station>
Photo Date:  6/22/1981  Upload Date: 12/4/2014 3:27:45 PM
Location:  Penn Station, NYC, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Tunnel,Station
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/1981  Upload Date: 5/21/2011 8:41:28 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Jack Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  349   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/1981  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 2:46:10 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Don Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  NJT owned PRR GG1 4877 southbound on number 4 track at Perryville, MD. Best guess date.
Photo Date:  7/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/10/2014 10:30:52 PM
Location:  Perryville, MD
Author:  George L. Pitz
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/11/1981  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 2:46:35 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Don Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  786   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  Classy motive power for commuters, as a Jersey Shore train crosses the mouth of the Raritan River.
Photo Date:  9/14/1981  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 6:54:37 PM
Location:  Perth Amboy, NJ
Author:  Tom Alderman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  408   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/12/1981  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 2:45:46 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Joe Kmetz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  511   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/6/2010 8:52:13 AM
Location:  Sunnyside, NY
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  531   Comments: 0
GG-1   4877
Title:  GG-1 4877
Description:  GG-1 # 4877 sits betweens runs at South Amboy, N.J.
Photo Date:  4/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 2:15:59 PM
Location:  New Brunswick, NJ
Author:  TIMOTHY MADER
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  814   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/1982  Upload Date: 12/14/2005 9:04:19 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  936   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/1982  Upload Date: 12/14/2005 9:04:19 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  971   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  On display for Hoboken Festival
Photo Date:  10/1/1982  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 5:18:15 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  543   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/2/1982  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 6:47:16 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  435   Comments: 0
PRR 4877 East
Title:  PRR 4877 East
Description:  Washington Chapter NRHS trip
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/15/2013 9:27:51 PM
Location:  Rheems, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 2/21/2012 2:23:17 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Eric Kreszl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  Exact Date Unknown Photo taken by Les Mathis.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 2/21/2012 2:23:35 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Eric Kreszl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  306   Comments: 0
GG1 Out to Pasture: 4877 at Perth Amboy, 1983
Title:  GG1 Out to Pasture: 4877 at Perth Amboy, 1983
Description:  After GG1s were retired from their main NY-Washington stomping grounds, the best place to find them was on their daily commuter runs between NY and South Amboy. On this summer day in 1983, just a few months before all GG1s would be retired, 4877 GG1 4877, repainted in PRRs classic tuscan red color scheme, drifts light through the station at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in a cut overflowing with lush growth. Check out all that classic jointed Pennsy rail.
Photo Date:  7/10/1983  Upload Date: 2/18/2013 7:22:05 AM
Location:  Perth Amboy, NJ
Author:  Stephen Carl Baldwin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1) NJT 4877(GG1)
Views:  511   Comments: 1
PRR 4877 last run
Title:  PRR 4877 last run
Description:  Inbound to New York
Photo Date:  10/29/1983  Upload Date: 1/26/2013 8:16:00 AM
Location:  Perth Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  last day of GG1 service, NJTransit
Photo Date:  10/29/1983  Upload Date: 6/29/2006 1:13:47 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  2030   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  last day of GG1 service, NJTransit
Photo Date:  10/29/1983  Upload Date: 6/29/2006 1:13:56 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  1275   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  PRR GG-1 #4877 at Matawan NJ. The photo was originally taken by Lester Mathis.
Photo Date:  10/29/1983  Upload Date: 5/6/2010 10:17:45 PM
Location:  Matawan, NJ
Author:  Eric Kreszl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  491   Comments: 1
GG-1 4877
Title:  GG-1 4877
Description:  GG-1 4877 makes its one and only appearance at Matawan.
Photo Date:  10/29/1983  Upload Date: 1/6/2007 2:11:20 AM
Location:  Matawan, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  849   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  Pennsylvania Railroad 4877, otherwise known as Big Red, The Jersey G, is displayed at Hoboken Terminal during NJ Transit's Hoboken Terminal Festival. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  8/1/1984  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 4:41:11 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Dave Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  696   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/10/1990  Upload Date: 3/4/2011 12:01:58 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Christopher Esposito
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  Sleeping on the tracks
Photo Date:  10/4/1999  Upload Date: 3/16/2013 6:42:36 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Ruben Marcelo Rabina
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  At the URHS storage yard.
Photo Date:  9/19/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 7:17:35 PM
Location:  Morristown, NJ
Author:  Marc Samuelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  2277   Comments: 0
Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Description:  GG1 4877 at Lebanon
Photo Date:  3/24/2006  Upload Date: 3/24/2006 8:47:27 PM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Gerald Oliveto
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  969   Comments: 0
Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Description:  GG1 4877 at Lebanon
Photo Date:  3/24/2006  Upload Date: 3/24/2006 8:48:35 PM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Gerald Oliveto
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  1229   Comments: 3
Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad 4877
Description:  GG1 4877 at Lebanon
Photo Date:  3/24/2006  Upload Date: 3/24/2006 8:50:24 PM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Gerald Oliveto
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  719   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description:  The URHS' GG1 is seen in storage at the Lebanon NJ Transit station. The locomotive was restored to PRR tuscan red in the 1980s by NJT with assistence from the Jersey Central Railway Historical Society.
Photo Date:  4/2/2006  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 2:51:25 PM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  447   Comments: 0
The CR Still Stands
Title:  The CR Still Stands
Description:  Conrail's Penn Central style initials can still be seen beneath the paint of "the Jersey G".
Photo Date:  4/2/2006  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 2:51:55 PM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2006  Upload Date: 4/23/2006 7:41:38 AM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1) ERIE 834(E8A)
Views:  713   Comments: 1
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2006  Upload Date: 4/23/2006 7:42:04 AM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  549   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2006  Upload Date: 4/23/2006 7:42:28 AM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
PRR 4877
Title:  PRR 4877
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2006  Upload Date: 4/23/2006 7:44:43 AM
Location:  Lebanon, NJ
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4877(GG1) ERIE 834(E8A) ERIE 835(E8A)
Views:  723   Comments: 1


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