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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:  113   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:  149   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:  138   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:  522   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:  1287   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:  830   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:  781   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:  810   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:  74   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:  564   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:  384   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:  456   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:  1479   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:  550   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:  248   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:  280   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:  771   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:  404   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:  508   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:  527   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:  810   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:  934   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:  970   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:  539   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:  429   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:  317   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:  305   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:  510   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:  448   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:  1995   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:  1269   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:  488   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:  846   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:  692   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:  355   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:  441   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:  2270   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:  966   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:  1227   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:  718   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:  445   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:  495   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:  709   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:  545   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:  391   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:  716   Comments: 1


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