GGI 4859 Electric Locomotive

Pennsylvania State Locomotive 2

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Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1 Electric Locomotive, PRR 4890

Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1 Electric Locomotive, PRR 4890; photo by Thomas Merton on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike). 

Official State Electric Locomotive of Pennsylvania

The GGI 4859 electric locomotive was designated as Pennsylvania's official electric locomotive on December 18, 1987 (Pennsylvania also recognizes a steam locomotive as a state symbol). All Railroad Symbols

Quote from website of PA state Representative Lynn Herman: "The GGI 4859 electric locomotive is one of 138 sleek and shiny bullets that smoked the rails at speeds above 100 miles per hour. Built in 1937, the GGI 4859 pulled troop trains to military destinations during World War II and continued powering coal and passenger cars until retirement in 1979."

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