Pennsylvania Railroad Company 114th Annual Report for the Year 1960

Summary

GG1 electric locomotive #4909 adorns the cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad's 1960 annual report. Introduced in 1935 and styled by industrial designer Raymond Loewy, the GG1 was equally at home hauling slow freights or high-speed passenger trains along PRR's electrified New York-Washington mainline. Remarkably enduring, the last GG1 was retired from service in 1983, nearly 50 years after the design's debut.

GG1 electric locomotive #4909 adorns the cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad's 1960 annual report. Introduced in 1935 and styled by industrial designer Raymond Loewy, the GG1 was equally at home hauling slow freights or high-speed passenger trains along PRR's electrified New York-Washington mainline. Remarkably enduring, the last GG1 was retired from service in 1983, nearly 50 years after the design's debut.

Artifact

Annual report

Date Made

1961

Subject Date

1960

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2003.88.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Dimensions

Height: 11.25 in

Width: 8.5 in

Inscriptions

Printed on front: PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY 114TH ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1960

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