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Owner: New Jersey Transit
Model:Altoona GG1Built As:PRR 4872 (GG1)
Serial Number:4340Order No:
Frame Number:Westinghouse electrical gearBuilt:1/1939
Notes:blt 1/39 as PRR 4872, scrapped
Other locos with this serial:  NJT 4872(GG1) PRR 4872(GG1) CR 4872(GG1) PC 4872(GG1) NJDOT 4872(GG1)
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NJT 4872 (RF)
Title:  NJT 4872 (RF)
Description:  Eastbound on the NEC.
Photo Date:  3/17/1977  Upload Date: 2/16/2008 7:26:24 AM
Location:  Colonia, NJ
Author:  Jim Gavin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
NJDOT GG1 4872
Title:  NJDOT GG1 4872
Description:  Conrail calls on their NJDOT GG1s to help the shortages during the 44-day SEPTA strike at 30th St Station in April, 1977. The Ford Pinto and AMC Javelin in the engine terminal add to the historical picture of the time.
Photo Date:  4/8/1977  Upload Date: 10/1/2016 4:59:26 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Alan Page
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
NJT GG1s race around the Elizabeth curve
Title:  NJT GG1s race around the Elizabeth curve
Description:  Two NJT GG1s were spotted on this day at Elizabeth, NJ
Photo Date:  7/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/3/2020 9:31:52 AM
Location:  Elizabeth, NJ
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  85   Comments: 2
Scene at Newark Penn Station
Title:  Scene at Newark Penn Station
Description:  GG1 4872 pulls into Newark, while a former CNJ passenger train sits on the other track.
Photo Date:  4/11/1981  Upload Date: 3/20/2020 5:34:11 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
GG1s 4872 & 4877 at the South Amboy yard
Title:  GG1s 4872 & 4877 at the South Amboy yard
Description:  Several GG1s are seen at the South Amboy yard. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  10/1/1981  Upload Date: 4/30/2020 5:22:30 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4877(GG1)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
NJT 4872 The Remarkable GG-1
Title:  NJT 4872 The Remarkable GG-1
Description:  Thats me by the great GG-1 back when they made rutine trips back and forth to New York City.
Photo Date:  2/24/1982  Upload Date: 3/1/2006 10:04:32 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Tony Krslovic
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  673   Comments: 1
GG1 4872 pulling into South Amboy
Title:  GG1 4872 pulling into South Amboy
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/21/1982  Upload Date: 1/23/2013 6:18:47 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
GG1 4872 heading back to yard
Title:  GG1 4872 heading back to yard
Description:  With E-units taking over its train from New York City
Photo Date:  8/21/1982  Upload Date: 1/23/2013 6:20:28 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
GG1 4872
Title:  GG1 4872
Description:  Heading to yard after pulling train from New York City
Photo Date:  8/21/1982  Upload Date: 1/23/2013 6:21:27 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
The Iconic GG-1
Title:  The Iconic GG-1
Description:  Close-up of the sculpted nose of GG-1 4872, Newark, 1982
Photo Date:  10/1/1982  Upload Date: 2/17/2013 8:36:31 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Stephen Carl Baldwin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Engine change
Title:  Engine change
Description:  4872 comes off, 4104 ready to go onto a w/b.
Photo Date:  12/18/1982  Upload Date: 1/10/2007 12:29:28 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4104(GP40P)
Views:  851   Comments: 0
Loco change
Title:  Loco change
Description:  GG-1 4872 has just been swapped for 4104 at South Amboy, NJ.
Photo Date:  12/18/1982  Upload Date: 1/7/2007 1:24:29 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  NJT 4104(GP40P) NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  1122   Comments: 0
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description:  Exact Date Unknown Photo taken by Les Mathis.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 2/21/2012 2:22:01 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Eric Kreszl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
GG1's at CQ
Title:  GG1's at CQ
Description:  A pair of GG1's makes the wye move though CQ at South Amboy on 30JAN1983
Photo Date:  1/30/1983  Upload Date: 2/22/2019 3:46:15 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4873(GG1) NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
GG1's at Essay
Title:  GG1's at Essay
Description:  Two NJY GG1's head east on 2 to Essay to make the reverse for CQ at South Amboy on 30JAN1983
Photo Date:  1/30/1983  Upload Date: 2/22/2019 3:48:37 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4873(GG1)
Views:  87   Comments: 1
Doubleheaded GG-1s
Title:  Doubleheaded GG-1s
Description:  A NJT w/b rumbles across the Raritan river draw with two G's providing plenty of pulling power.
Photo Date:  1/30/1983  Upload Date: 6/9/2005 4:41:16 PM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  1167   Comments: 2
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description:  GG 1s could look quite imposing, as 4872 does arriving from New York with a Pennsy side train
Photo Date:  7/25/1983  Upload Date: 11/18/2013 1:35:36 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  139   Comments: 1
Hole between Penn Station and tunnels
Title:  Hole between Penn Station and tunnels
Description:  NJT 4872 from high above, heading into Penn Station
Photo Date:  8/17/1983  Upload Date: 1/26/2013 7:46:26 AM
Location:  New York Penn Sta, NY
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description:  GG-1 4872 wheels a w/b through Harrison.
Photo Date:  9/20/1983  Upload Date: 9/7/2006 10:19:50 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  616   Comments: 0
Unbroken, Unbowed (GG1 #4872 at South Amboy, 1983)
Title:  Unbroken, Unbowed (GG1 #4872 at South Amboy, 1983)
Description:  GG1 #4872 was a 1939 product of Pennsylvanias Altoona shops. She was one of three GG1s chosen for PRRs famous "silver" livery color scheme, and later served the public under Penn Central, Amtrak, and NJT ownership. Here, in October of 1983, during the last few weeks of her active life, 4872 contemplates mortality. She would go to the torch in 1985, the second to last GG1 to be scrapped.
Photo Date:  10/1/1983  Upload Date: 2/18/2013 4:09:03 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Stephen Carl Baldwin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
NJT 4872, 4883 & 4881
Title:  NJT 4872, 4883 & 4881
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/1983  Upload Date: 3/17/2013 6:06:56 PM
Location:  Sunnyside, NY
Author:  Philip M. Goldstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4883(GG1) NJT 4881(GG1)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/1983  Upload Date: 3/17/2013 6:08:11 PM
Location:  Sunnyside, NY
Author:  Philip M. Goldstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Awaiting the torch
Title:  Awaiting the torch
Description:  The torch has been passed. Now these GG 1s await a different torch, the one that will put them permanently in their graves, at Harrison in April 1984. Interestingly, the lead G is the Union Station runaway engine from the famous Federal Express wreck in 1953, now going to scrap after a second life.
Photo Date:  4/23/1984  Upload Date: 6/24/2014 1:27:29 AM
Location:  Harrison, NJ
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4876(GG1) NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4884(GG1)
Views:  385   Comments: 0
Battered GG1s lined up at Harrison
Title:  Battered GG1s lined up at Harrison
Description:  A line of retired GG1s led by 4872 sit at the New Jersey Transits Harrison yard.
Photo Date:  5/25/1987  Upload Date: 9/15/2020 10:08:24 PM
Location:  Harrison, NJ
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4884(GG1) NJT 4881(GG1)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
NJT 4879
Title:  NJT 4879
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/1/1991  Upload Date: 9/24/2014 11:13:21 PM
Location:  Ridgefield Park, NJ
Author:  Steve Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4879(GG1) NJT 4876(GG1) NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/1/1991  Upload Date: 9/24/2014 11:13:39 PM
Location:  Ridgefield Park, NJ
Author:  Steve Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1) NJT 4879(GG1) NJT 4272(E8A) NJT 4876(GG1)
Views:  465   Comments: 1
NJT 4872
Title:  NJT 4872
Description:  Penn Central "worm" logo showing
Photo Date:  4/1/1991  Upload Date: 9/24/2014 11:14:12 PM
Location:  Ridgefield Park, NJ
Author:  Steve Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4872(GG1)
Views:  158   Comments: 0


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