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Owner: Conrail
Model:GE GG1Built As:PRR 4811 (GG1)
Serial Number:11698Order No:
Frame Number:Built:0/1935
Notes:CR Class GG-1; Newark, NJ.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4811(GG1) CR 4811(GG1) PRR 4811(GG1) CR 4811(GG1) PRR 4811(GG1)
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"Trains" Magazine, October 1979
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, October 1979
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. D.T. Walker. It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 18. Photo Caption: "Stripped of pantographs, numbers crossed out, Conrail GG-1's 4936, 4801, and 4811 were at Waverly Yard, Newark, N.J., in the consist of ENSE-5 at 7:30 p.m. on July 5, 1979, en route to scrap. Total of active GG-1's is down to 65 units in the employ of Amtrak, CR, and NJDOT as age and impending line voltage changes doom the streamlined 2-C+C-2's." All three GG-1's were built originally for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and their PRR numbers were the same as their CR numbers. Engine #4936 was built in Juniata during April of 1943, engine #4801 was built by General Electric during May of 1935, while engine #4811 was constructed by General Electric during July of 1935.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/9/2017 1:12:27 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  CR 4936(GG1) CR 4801(GG1) CR 4811(GG1)
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